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Tag Archives: pharmacy

  1. CONFIRMING CHANGES TO QEH’s MEDICATION DELIVERY SERVICE

    There are a number of changes to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s medication delivery service for its out-patient clientele taking place since Tuesday 1st December 2020. Chief among these modifications, the Barbados Postal Service will join Hopscotch to facilitate the delivery of medication; and a small delivery fee of Bds $10 or $16 based on the […]

    December 15, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  2. Collins Limited donates to the Royal Barbados Police Force

    In recognition of its efforts during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Collins Limited has partnered with the Royal Barbados Police Force. On Tuesday, June 30th 2020, the company donated several cases of Lucozade Energy Drink to the Force. This donation was accepted on behalf of the Force by Acting Inspector of Police Rodney Inniss […]

    July 9, 2020Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. QEH PHARMACY LAUNCHES DELIVERY SERVICE

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital has partnered with popular local food delivery service provider Hopscotch, to establish a free home delivery service of prescriptions for its out-patient clientele. Officially launched on Tuesday, April 13, the delivery service will operate Monday to Friday, between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm to provide out-patients with a […]

    April 24, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  4. QEH Pharmacy Department Curtails Operations Temporarily

    The Board of Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital wishes to advise the general public how the dispensing services of the QEH Pharmacy will be reduced from 3:00 pm until the close of business at 4:30 pm today 1st February 2019. This reduction in out-patient dispensing services is to facilitate the attendance of pharmacy personnel […]

    February 1, 2019HealthNo comments
  5. FDA VALSARTAN RECALL NOT IMPACTING BARBADOS

    The Ministry of Health and Wellness is assuring Barbadians none of the drugs identified in the December 31 recall of the hypertensive drug, Valsartan, by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is approved by the Barbados Drug Service for sale in Barbados. The FDA recall is related to the discovery of an impurity […]

    January 8, 2019Featured, HealthNo comments
  6. Cookbook Puts The Spotlight On Weed And Other Exotic Caribbean Curries In Time For The Holidays

    The unlikely marriage of weed and curry is among the recipes featured in a new book that encapsulates many of the exotic curries of the Caribbean region and is now available in time for the holiday season. Tapping into the rich and diverse cultural heritage and cuisine of the Caribbean, Caribbean-American journalist and entrepreneur, Felicia […]

    November 19, 2018Books, FeaturedNo comments
  7. PHARMACY STAFF MEETING AT Q.E.H. EVERY 3RD WEDNESDAY

    The public is asked to note that the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Pharmacy Department will be having its monthly staff meeting every third Wednesday of every month, beginning Wednesday 15th┬áJune. You are kindly asked to arrange your business accordingly.

    June 12, 2016HealthNo comments
  8. QEH AIMING TO CUT COSTS ON ANTIBIOTICS WITH PAHO’S HELP

    A team of officials from the Pan American Health Organization has recently wrapped up an Anti-microbial stewardship training programme at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, with a view to improving patient care and reducing the amount of money spent on antibiotics. Infection Control Specialist at the (QEH), Dr. Corey Forde, said the aim of the Programme […]

    September 26, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  9. Trinidadian Minister meets with representatives of Chongqing Chemical & Pharmaceutical Holding Company (CCPHC)

    Senator Vasant Bharath, Minister of Trade, Industry, Investment and Communications in Trinidad & Tobago, along with Senior Officials of the Ministry and Board Members of InvesTT Limited met recently with representatives of Chongqing Chemical & Pharmaceutical Holding Company at the Level 17 Conference Room of his Port of Spain Office. “I don’t need to sell […]

    June 20, 2015BusinessNo comments
  10. Barbadians must override their mis-trusting needles and pills if they’re to successfully reverse Diabetes

    A leading medical specialist has warned too many Barbadians are avoiding their correct treatments for handling diabetes simply for hatred or fear of trivial events… He cited how Metformin costs less than Insulin, does not affect Hypoglycemic patients, and according to a recent UK poll proved it successfully reduced Diabetic Complications by 42%; incidents of […]

    June 14, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  11. LIMACOL RENEWS CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE DEAL

    New Guyana Pharmaceutical Company Incorporated (NEW GPC INC), under its popular Limacol brand, has today confirmed that it will continue as a Principal Partner of the Caribbean Premier League. As part of the agreement, Limacol will become Umpires and Referees Partner, which will see Limacol represented on the Umpires’ uniforms and during the Third Umpire […]

    June 12, 2015CricketNo comments
  12. Johnson & Johnson Expands IP Policy to Create Broad Access in Caribbean for Children Living with HIV

    Johnson & Johnson today announced that its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies have furthered their commitment to improve the health of children living with HIV through an expanded policy aimed at enhancing access to its HIV medicine darunavir. This policy enables the development of and access to new pediatric products of darunavir in 128 low- and middle-income […]

    May 19, 2015HealthNo comments
  13. “Decriminalisation & Legalisation of Marijuana: Caribbean Tourism Organisation’s Panel Discussion”

    Thanks for asking CARPHA to participate in this panel and speak on the public health perspective on decrimimalization and legalization of marijuana. I guess I can summarise in one sentence: “Proceed with an abundance of caution, given the significant adverse effects of cannabis smoking on health and social and occupational functioning, and especially so among […]

    September 19, 2014Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. LIMACOL RENEWS CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE SPONSORSHIP DEAL

    New Guyana Pharmaceutical Company Incorporated (NEW GPC INC), under its popular Limacol brand, has renewed its sponsorship of the hugely successful Caribbean Premier League T20 tournament. Limacol was title sponsor as the CPL launched in 2013 to sell-out crowds, with over 250,000 spectators attending matches across Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago […]

    April 14, 2014CricketNo comments
  15. New therapy for advanced prostate cancer available in Trinidad & Tobago

    The Chemistry, Food & Drugs Division of the Trinidad & Tobago Ministry of Health approved the introduction of Abiraterone Acetate to the country, the first – orally administered androgen synthesis inhibitor (testosterone) medication for the treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. Clinical trials have demonstrated that this new therapeutic resource for the standard […]

    April 12, 2014Health, TechnologyNo comments
  16. “What Free Services?” by Henderson N. Bovell

    Having already subjected those 28,000 or so, who are employed legitimately in Public Service of Barbados, to increased VAT; Excise Tax on petroleum products; increased water rates and light bills, as well as increased road tax; land tax and cost of living and soon, a garbage tax – it would seem that the wicket is […]

    November 16, 2013Political, ReviewNo comments