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Tag Archives: QEH

  1. Second Barbadian Health Professional Participates on U.S. Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program

    Emergency physician specialist Dr. Chaynie Williams has been selected by the U.S. Embassy in Bridgetown to participate in the 2021 Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (S-I-R) Program. Dr. Williams, who serves as the Clinical Director in the Office of the Director of Medical Services at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados, is also an associate lecturer with the […]

    December 31, 2021HealthNo comments
  2. Temporary Delay in CT Services at the QEH

    Barbadians are kindly asked to note that computerized tomography (CT) services provided by the hospital’s X-Ray and Imaging Department are delayed due to a problem with the Department’s CT machine. An assessment of the CT machine has identified the source of the issue and the necessary replacement parts have been procured and are on route […]

    October 31, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  3. Delta Variant allows QEH to get stroppy about who comes in, expect Guards to be more Unmannerly

    To further reduce crowding in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and their Belleville Annex, out-patients are asked to present to their respective clinics unaccompanied, and to arrive no earlier than 30 minutes before the scheduled appointment time. Only out-patients who are: 1. Minors i.e. children under the age of 18 2. Elderly, who are at high […]

    September 10, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  4. 2 members of QEH Laundry Department test positive for COVID-19

    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in its continuing efforts to keep the public informed on matters related to COVID-19 at the hospital wishes to advise the general public that on Tuesday, July 20, two members of its Laundry Department tested positive for COVID-19. Following the first positive result, the Ministry of Health and Wellness immediately commenced […]

    July 23, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. Early Morning Conflagration in Bridgetown leaves Infant under Burn Treatment

    Police are studying what led to a house fire reported to them about 2:35 am on Saturday 10th July 2021 at a residence located at 1st Avenue Chapman Lane, the City, St. Michael. Three persons, all occupants of the said house suffered severe burns about their bodies. 1. The owner of the house Janice Mitchell […]

    July 11, 2021Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  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 trauma […]

    October 10, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  25. 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