The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has implemented a triage system at health facilities where the order of treatment will depend on the urgency of treatment or sickness of those seeking medical attention.
Minister for Health Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete says this is to ensure those needing urgent medical treatment are seen first by the doctors and nurses.
He says that the Ministry is continuously striving to improve service delivery as a result adopting new and innovative ways of conducting daily operations at the health facilities.
Whilst the ministry is undertaking such important exercises,Waqainabete urges all Fijians to exercise patience and understanding.
With a number of leptospirosis cases as well as viral like illness, patients are encouraged to visit the health facilities between 8am to 4pm.
The Health Minister says this will ensure patients are served in an effective and efficient manner.