Englewood Hospital in Bohol
Englewood Hospital in Bool District is among general hospitals in the province of Bohol. Residents and even visitors within the vicinity of the Baclayon and Bool junction in Tagbilaran City may use Englewood Hospital in case of emergency.
Being of a tertiary classification, Englewood Hospital is a more affordable general infirmary for minor treatments. It is made even more inexpensive by the blue-card hospitalization program of the city government. The infirmary is among three blue-card accredited hospitals in the city, the COOP and Celestino Gallares Hospitals being the other two.
The usual hospitalization rate in the city is P100 to P200 per consultation. A day or two of confinement per person may cost around Php 1000, covering room and food. But with the blue-card program extended by the city government, Englewood Hospital is within reach of ordinary folks.
Facilities and treatment standards at Englewood Hospital can be gleaned from the fact that it sponsored all the medical needs of the March 2008 Soccer festival of 4 elementary school teams and 4 high school teams. This event was very prestigious in the province, attended and participated in even by a topnotch showbiz celebrity and Hollywood actor Cesar Montano who comes from the province.
Englewood Hospital’s hilly vicinity overlooks the Bohol Sea, especially the Tagbilaran coastline, a part of Panglao Island, and is very near the historic Banat I-Hill where the Japanese and American forces fought in World War II. As far as environs and fresh air and sceneries are concerned Englewood Hospital is a good place for recuperation.
Bool District is said to be the real scene of the historic Blood Compact between Sikatuna and Lopez de Legaspi centuries ago, although there’s another one in Loay. The site in Bool is said to be close to a Balete tree near Englewood Hospital. If this were true, then the Englewood Hospital property could be the site of the first blood-letting or phlebotomy in the country.
From Tagbilaran City, travel to Englewood Hospital takes about 20 to 30 minutes by land. We pass by the coast southeast of the city, past the Causeway Bridge to Panglao Island, and then Bool town. Past it is Baclayon, another coastal town. If we need to buy anything from the city, it just takes us a few minutes by public or private vehicle.
Englewood Hospital is a general infirmary available to people of all walks of life. Hospitalization will definitely cost less there. For particulars call (63 38) 411-30-18.