Tag Archives: medical

  1. Urgent Care Medical to be soon housed at The Estates at St George

    Recent research has shown that access to on-site 24-hour medical Care is one of the most desired amenities of modern community living. Residents at The Estates at St. George will enjoy this benefit. Urgent Care (Barbados) Inc. will offer a suite of emergency medical care and specialist clinical services at its Commercial Centre, set to […]

    August 7, 2021HealthNo comments
  2. Shades of Philip K. Dick? Reminiscence – Rebecca Ferguson, Hugh Jackman & Natalie Martinez

    A scientist discovers a way to relive your past and uses the technology to search for his long lost love.

    June 25, 2021Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. THE GOD COMMITTEE (2021) Julia Stiles & Kelsey Grammer

    An organ transplant committee has one hour to decide which of three patients deserves a life-saving heart. Seven years later, the committee members struggle with the consequences of that fateful decision.

    June 24, 2021Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Donated medical equipment will enhance healthcare delivery on Nevis, says Health Minister

    The medical equipment donated to the Alexandra Hospital for the Paediatric and Maternity wards will go a long way towards improving the delivery of healthcare on Nevis. “I wanted to add my quota of thanks as the Premier of Nevis and on behalf of all the people of Nevis, not only our children but certainly […]

    June 18, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. QEH Activates Emergency Management Plan in Response to Volcanic Ash

    Although the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has been impacted by the present climatic conditions, its members of staff have mounted a tremendous response to ensure the safety of patients and staff, and the continuity of care for hospitalized patients, and those presenting to the Accident and Emergency Department (AED). The QEH emergency response protocols for […]

    April 13, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  6. Cayman Islands Newest Partner in Medical Tourism Receives Eminent Award for Quality Healthcare

    Aster DM Healthcare, a rapidly growing healthcare player in India, has received the accolade of being recognised among The Economic Times’ Best Healthcare Brands of 2021. The eminent award recognises brands for their commitment to innovation in the healthcare sector, patient satisfaction and loyalty, quality of services offered and clinical excellence. “We are honoured to […]

    April 1, 2021HealthNo comments

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Blood Bank is issuing an urgent appeal for blood donations. Volunteers between the ages of 18 and 70, who weigh at least 110 pounds, and are in generally good health are asked to call the National Blood Collecting Centre at 836-7993 to make an appointment to donate blood. All blood […]

    March 20, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  8. PAHO, HCC, OECS, UNICEF launch “Now More Than Ever” regional campaign promoting Front-of-Package Warning Labelling

    A ground-breaking campaign aimed at tackling the troubling issues of childhood obesity and the regional epidemic of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) was launched Friday by the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC), in partnership with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission and UNICEF. Titled “Now More Than Ever: Better Labels, […]

    March 15, 2021Breaking News, Featured, Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Nevis Animal Speak begins construction on a multi-million dollar veterinary medical clinic

    Nevis Animal Speak has started construction on a multi-million dollar veterinary medical clinic in Clifton’s Estate, Nevis to expand the small animal care services it provides. Speaking at a ceremony to mark the beginning stages of the construction – Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Head of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), welcomed the expansion […]

    March 9, 2021HealthNo comments
  10. #PrincePhilip moved to new #London hospital

    UK’s Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was moved from one London hospital to another on Monday for treatment of an infection and observation of a preexisting heart condition, Buckingham Palace announced.

    March 1, 2021Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. Bladder cancer: The common cancer no one talks about

    Bladder cancer is among the most common malignancies, ranking #5 for men and #8 for women. The prevalence of bladder cancer in North America and Europe has entered the 100,000s as the majority of patients with bladder cancer have tumors confined to the surface. Although these tumors rarely metastasize or lead to the death of […]

    February 18, 2021HealthNo comments
  12. Going to Harrison’s Point is NOT a Death Sentence: Confessions of an Asymptomatic

    CAVEAT I have images here which were accumulated while under Isolation, I made sure to include no depiction of Staff nor Patients and thus maintain confidentiality, if there are any objections still? I welcome official images to substitute them with. Please feel free to either contact me or send approved photography at UNAVOIDABLE EXCLUSIVE? […]

    February 5, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  13. Understanding and collaboration critical for Barbados’ survival

    With the start of a New Year, we officially have moved away from 2020 which has been a remarkable year for every nation on this earth. Few nations, if any, have been spared the onset of the coronavirus since the United Nations declaration of the COVID-19 as a pandemic in mid-March this year. As we […]

    January 12, 2021Breaking News, EditorialNo comments

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) wishes to inform persons visiting the Accident and Emergency Department (AED) of the following changes: In Place For – January 09 to 10, 2021 There will be temporary access changes to the Accident and Emergency Department (AED) for motorists and pedestrians as workmen conduct maintenance on the sewerage system. Effective […]

    January 11, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  15. Difficult Conversations – Trust No One

    We are being told that since most of us have been vaccinated against viruses as children, we should not be concerned about taking the COVID-19 vaccination. We normally accept a medical professional’s advice without question. But these are not normal times. We live in a time when our historians can dream nightmares, and convince the […]

    December 30, 2020HealthNo comments
  16. Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) spreads some cheer to several Barbadian NGOs

    Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) is excited to spread some cheer this holiday season to several local non-profit organizations. A virtual donation ceremony took place on December 15th, 2020, where donations were made to Eden Lodge Charitable Trust, QEH pediatric unit, Type 1 Diabetes Registry, Cancer Support Services, Sandy Lane Charitable Trust, Precious Touch […]

    December 28, 2020HealthNo comments
  17. Successful Vaccine to be given to Bajans at no cost, health of all not to be ransomed out

    A small but appreciative group gathered to watch the 54th Independence Day Parade & National Awards Ceremony in Heroes’ Square, The City, on Monday… During the ceremony, Governor General Dame Sandra Prunella Mason conferred awards on those who were named in this year’s Independence Day Honours List. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley delivered a message […]

    December 2, 2020Photo Gallery, PoliticalNo comments
  18. Antigua and Barbuda’s CDC rating to be de-escalated tomorrow Monday

    The level of Antigua and Barbuda’s categorisation by the US CDC will be deescalated to Level 2 tomorrow Monday 30th November. Foreign Affairs Minister E.P. Chet Greene disclosed that, following intervention by Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States, Sir Ronald Sanders, CDC provided advance information, in writing, last Thursday that the Travel Health […]

    November 29, 2020HealthNo comments
  19. ICC ruled in favor of AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG in arbitration proceedings pertaining to BESREMi®

    On Tuesday, October 20, 2020 a Tribunal under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) rendered its final award in an arbitral dispute between PharmaEssentia Corp. (hereinafter “PharmaEssentia”) and AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG (hereinafter “AOP Orphan”). AOP Orphan was awarded approximately EUR 143 million in damages. After two and a half years of […]

    November 10, 2020HealthNo comments
  20. A Revolutionary Continuous Glucose Monitoring Technology for Diabetics Now Available in Barbados

    There are more than 48 million people in the North America and Caribbean Region living with diabetes, and it is expected that by 2045 this will rise to 63 million, according to the International Diabetes Federation. The prevalence of diabetes in Barbados is 17.8% of the total population. People living with diabetes now have an […]

    October 29, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments

    A 32-year old Registered Nurse tending to COVID-19 patients at a hospital Intensive Care Unit in both Cura├žao and St. Maarten, who later contracted the virus himself, is among regional winners in this year’s inaugural Unsung Frontline Heroes initiative. The programme, designed by CIBC FirstCaribbean through its ComTrust Foundation to unearth the work of persons […]

    October 28, 2020Breaking News, Featured, Health1 comment
  22. Bridgetown US Embassy’s Support Continues Extraordinary Work of the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory

    U.S. Ambassador to Barbados Linda Taglialatela toured the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Friday, October 2, to gain firsthand insight into its lifesaving work. The laboratory, completed in 2018 through a US$6 million investment by the U.S. Government, conducts all of Barbados’ COVID-19 testing. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kenneth George and Laboratory Director Songee […]

    October 4, 2020HealthNo comments

    Pedestrians are asked to note that the back entrance gate from John Beckles Drive (closest to the Constitution River) is closed to the public. The Board of Management of the QEH apologizes for the inconvenience and thanks the public for their patience and support.

    August 13, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  24. Game-changer COVID19 breathalyzer tested in Dominican Republic

    The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Public Health says it tested Israel’s breathalyzer and certified the accuracy is 95% of the PCR reliability tests. The difference in price is around RD$800 of the breathalyzer to RD$4,000 of the PCR test. The biggest advantages, nevertheless, are in a shorter time to have results and the ease of […]

    August 13, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  25. A New Auxiliary Nursing Programme Launched with Sagicor

    Barbados will soon have a cadre of trained nursing auxiliaries who will be able to meet the demand for public and private care of the older adult, with a novel focus on hospitality. Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in June 2019, Sagicor and The Barbados Community College have announced the introduction of […]

    August 12, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments