Find out what motivated Olivia Pharo to open her own healthcare facility

A former public hospital nurse has taken her pension fund money and opened her own healthcare facility in Atlantis.

Olivia Pharo launched Sister Pharo's clinic on at the beginning of March.

Having worked at the Wesfleur Hospital for most of her nursing career, she says her clinic will reduce pressure from her former workplace.

Since the 1st of March, we've had 718 patients coming through our doors.

Olivia Pharo, Founder - Sister Pharo's Primary Healthcare Facilities 

Patients care is one of my favourite things.

Olivia Pharo, Founder - Sister Pharo's Primary Healthcare Facilities 

I decided to resign and take my money and start a comprehensive low-cost, primary one-stop healthcare service.

Olivia Pharo, Founder - Sister Pharo's Primary Healthcare Facilities 

Listen to the full interview below...


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