More travellers coming to seek medical care in Penang, says CM

Latest facility: Pantai Hospital Penang cardiology department head Dr Liew Chee Tatt accompanied by a nurse examining one of the patients at the newly opened Cardiac Rehabilitation Ward.

PENANG is short of hospital beds during the peak season due to its status as a medical hub, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said.

He said the number of healthcare travel-lers in the state had risen from 297,850 in 2012 to 351,673 in 2013.

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