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Tag Archives: QEH

  1. QEH EXPRESSES URGENT NEED FOR BLOOD DONATIONS

    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
  2. MEASURES TO MINIMIZE CROWDING IN QEH OUT-PATIENT CLINICS

    As the country observes the 15 day “National Pause“, the Board of Management of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital wishes to inform the general public that to minimize crowding in our out-patient clinics some out-patient appointments may be postponed. In this event, out-patients whose appointments have been postponed will be contacted by a member of their […]

    February 5, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. TEMPORARY ACCESS CHANGES TO THE ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT FOR AMBULANCES, MOTORISTS AND PEDESTRIANS UNTIL 24 JANUARY 2021

    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
  4. 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
  5. CHANGES TO THE QEH MEDICATION DELIVERY SERVICE

    There will be a number of changes to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s medication delivery service for its out-patient clientele effective 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 size […]

    November 24, 2020Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. RESPIRATORY THERAPIST AND REGISTERED NURSE ARE CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN UNSUNG FRONTLINE HEROES

    A Respiratory Therapist at the QEH who works with people who contract lung disease and a Shift Leader on the Barbados Defence Force ambulance team have won the hearts of the public and passed the criteria from the judges to be titled the CIBC FirstCaribbean Unsung Frontline Heroes in Barbados. Kimberley Cumberbatch and Venice Forde […]

    October 23, 2020Featured, HealthNo comments
  7. Late Opening of QEH Pharmacy Department

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Board of Management wishes to advise the general public that the hospital’s Pharmacy Department will open at 9:15 A.M. on Wednesday 19th August 2020, to facilitate a departmental meeting. The QEH regrets any inconvenience caused, and we look forward to your continued cooperation as we strive towards “Getting Better Together“.

    August 17, 2020HealthNo comments
  8. TEMPORARY ACCESS CHANGES TO QEH’s ACCIDENT & EMERGENCY DEPT (AED)

    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
  9. QEH EXPRESSES URGENT NEED FOR BLOOD DONATIONS

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Blood Bank is issuing an urgent appeal for blood donations. All blood types are needed and donated blood products will help replenish the QEH Blood Bank’s supply to ensure that blood products are readily available for patients with serious medical needs such as cancer patients, people with blood disorders, premature […]

    June 15, 2020Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. 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
  11. CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ASSISTS WITH BOOKS FOR BABIES

    Research has proven that children who are read and sung to in early infancy become better communicators and readers and are stronger academically than other infants who were not. Parents are therefore being encouraged to read daily to their children to build vocabulary, social and emotional skills and overall language development to help these future […]

    January 29, 2020EducationNo comments
  12. URGENT ‘A’ POSITIVE AND ‘O’ POSITIVE BLOOD DONATIONS NEEDED AT THE QEH

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Blood Bank is issuing an urgent appeal for A positive and O positive blood donations. Donated blood products will help replenish the QEH Blood Bank’s supply to ensure that blood products are readily available for patients with serious medical needs such as cancer patients, people with blood disorders, premature babies, […]

    November 7, 2019Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  13. BRYDEN STOKES MADE IT EASIER FOR QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL TO EFFECT REPAIRS WITH 3D PRINTER

    Slowly but surely the Queen Elizabeth Hospital is embracing options from the 21st Century to ensure the medical complex remains at the top of its game… One excited participant was Philip King, the Acting Director of the Engineering Dept, he explained how the 3D Printer would be used often for making parts to repair beds […]

    September 3, 2019Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. URGENT BLOOD DONATIONS NEEDED AT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Blood Bank is issuing an urgent appeal for O positive, O negative, and A negative blood donations. Donated blood products will help replenish the QEH Blood Bank’s supply to ensure that blood products are readily available for patients with serious medical needs such as cancers, blood disorders, premature babies, cardiac […]

    May 3, 2019HealthNo comments
  15. Man stabbed during robbery on Jemmotts Lane

    About 9:15 last nite, officers based on a call attended Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael where was seen lying on the road. 38 year old Dwayne Straker from Trenches, St George reported he was stabbed multiple times about the body by an unknown man who attempted to rob him. Straker was taken to the QEH by […]

    January 31, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  16. NO MORE ‘FAMILY AND FRIENDS’ DECISION MAKING AT THE QEH, CHAIRMAN VOWS IN ANNUAL REPORT

    The days of connections making decisions instead of genuine wants and needs is to come to a screeching halt at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital… Speaking before packed Flamboyant room at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, in relaying the Chair’s message participants and awardees learned in addition to removing nepotism there is also a plan to […]

    December 28, 2018Featured, HealthNo comments
  17. SOFT DRINK TAXES DON’T CURTAIL BAJANS FROM INDULGING, N.C.D PREVENTION MUST BE INTER-MINISTRY

    The Ministry of Health is planning to aggressively combat and reduce the scourge of Chronic Non Communicable Diseases in Barbadians by working with other portfolios to safeguard old and young alike. Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic addressed staff, board members reporters and well wishers at Two Mile Hill when the Queen Elizabeth Hospital held their Staff […]

    December 24, 2018Featured, HealthNo comments
  18. Christmas Comes Early to the Oderlies Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Compliments of CaribSupply

    Best known for providing industrial, medical and specialty gases in the Caribbean for over fifty years, CaribSupply (Barbados) Inc. recently joined the list of philanthropic donors to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital through the donation of a Hisense refrigerator to the Hospital’s Orderlies Department. Mr. Clyde Sobers, General Manager of CaribSupply (Barbados) Inc. in his address […]

    December 17, 2018HealthNo comments
  19. URGENT ‘O-NEGATIVE’ BLOOD DONATIONS NEEDED

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Blood Bank is issuing an urgent appeal for ‘O-negative‘ blood donations. Donated blood products will help replenish the QEH Blood Bank’s supply to ensure that blood products are readily available for patients with serious medical needs such as cancer patients, people with blood disorders, premature babies, cardiac procedures and trauma […]

    October 10, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  20. Temporary Closure of the Rehabilitation Department of the QEH

    All Barbadians are kindly asked to observe the Rehabilitation Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital will be closed today, October 11th 2018, to facilitate the industrial cleaning of the area. The department will reopen tomorrow, October 12th 2018. The QEH regrets any inconvenience caused, and they look forward to everyone’s continued cooperation.

    October 9, 2018Featured, HealthNo comments
  21. Temporary Relocation of the Labour Ward at the QEH

    Barbadians are kindly asked to note the Labour Ward of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital is now temporarily relocated to Ward B2, located on the second floor of the main building. This provisional relocation was prompted by the malfunction of the air conditioning (A/C) unit used to cool the ward, and took effect since Wednesday, October […]

    October 4, 2018Breaking News, HealthNo comments
  22. QEH Relocates Phlebotomy Department

    Barbadians are kindly asked to note that the Phlebotomy Department of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, which is responsible for drawing blood from patients and the taking of blood specimens to the laboratory to facilitate testing, will be relocated to Building 6B of the QEH’s Enmore Compound, Martindale’s Road. This relocation will take effect from Monday, […]

    June 24, 2018HealthNo comments
  23. QEH Accreditation with Condition at Gold Level

    For the first time in the more than five decades of its existence, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital has pursued and has been awarded an International Accreditation at the Gold level by Accreditation Canada, an international credentialing body. Chief Executive Officer of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Dr. Dexter James remarked that “we were assessed during the […]

    April 8, 2018HealthNo comments
  24. URGENT – ‘O’ NEGATIVE BLOOD DONATIONS NEEDED

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Blood Bank is issuing an urgent appeal for ‘O‘ negative blood donations. Donated blood products will help replenish the QEH Blood Bank’s supply to ensure that blood products are readily available for patients with serious medical needs such as cancer patients, people with blood disorders, premature babies, cardiac procedures and […]

    March 19, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  25. YOUNG BAJAN INTERNS AT MARTINDALE’S RD FACILITY PRAISED

    Recognised and praised for their tireless diligence they put in during their internship year at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for the period 2016-2017 five, young doctors were acknowledged by the Director of Medical Services and the QEH Internship Coordinator. Speaking during the awards ceremony which recently took place in the QEH Boardroom, Dr. Adanna Grandison, […]

    September 18, 2017Featured, HealthNo comments