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Tag Archives: surgery

  1. 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
  2. Please help our co-founder Dawn as she seeks to get #Endometriosis surgery in April

    Our CoFounder Dawn was diagnosed in 2006 with Endometriosis. She had 3 subsequent surgeries – a 2nd laparoscopy in 2008, an appendectomy in 2009 (but related to endo) and a subtotal hysterectomy in 2014 (at which point, she had Endometriosis, adenomyosis and fibroids). Now in 2021, Dawn needs an additional surgery to: – explore the […]

    March 13, 2021Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Open Source 3D printed Copper masks from Chilean company in COVID-19 fight

    For centuries copper has been used to repel certain bacteria and viruses. A company in Chile is now using the metal to address a shortage of masks in Latin America. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman explains from Santiago.

    April 15, 2020Breaking News, Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. QEH GETS $166,000 MACHINE TO DETECT CONDITION THAT CAN LEAD TO BLINDNESS

    Barbados’ main public health care facility, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is now better able to diagnose keratoconus, a progressive vision impairment of the cornea that can lead to blindness. During the official handing over ceremony, the hospital’s Director of Medical Services, Mr. Anthony Harris explained that while traditionally the disease was categorised as rare, […]

    February 19, 2020HealthNo comments
  7. Please make sure to have a meal before giving Blood? Help a worthy Cause!

    It may sound cheesy, but the Life you save may very well be your own?

    February 16, 2020Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. 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
  9. HELP COMING FROM THE S.L.C.T REGARDING PAEDIATRIC CARDIAC & CEREBRAL PALSY CASES

    A partnership between the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), the Sandy Lane Charitable Trust and the World Paediatric Project, which facilitated orthopaedic surgeries for 89 Barbadian children over the last two years, is being expanded. Since 2017, 103 orthopaedic surgeries have been completed in children under 18 years with scoliosis. Through the process, the Sandy Lane […]

    July 21, 2019Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. 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
  11. “I AM THE NIGHT” (2019) Chris Pine, Patty Jenkins – Series HD

    Inspired by true events, I Am the Night tells the story of Fauna Hodel (India Eisley) who was given away at birth. As Fauna begins to investigate the unbelievable secrets to her past, she meets a ruined reporter (Chris Pine), haunted by the case that undid him. Together they both follow a sinister trail that […]

    July 9, 2018Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. Dr. Alejandro Badia – Bridging Gaps through Telemedicine

    Dr. Alejandro Badia, MD, FACS, hand and upper extremity surgeon of the United States, former president of the International Society of Traumatology for the Hand (ISSPORTH) and founder of OrthoNOW, the nation’s only orthopedic care franchise, and Badia Hand to Shoulder Center in Miami is an expert in all issues relating to the treatment of […]

    April 8, 2018HealthNo comments
  13. Barbados Urged to Put Systems in Place to Ensure the Effective Operation of Medical Facilities in the Aftermath of a Natural Disaster

    As Barbados and other Caribbean countries are being warned to expect more powerful hurricanes and flooding if the challenges of climate change are not addressed, a local emergency physician is urging authorities to put systems in place to ensure that the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and other emergency services can run efficiently in the event of […]

    January 15, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  14. 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
  15. National Social Responsibility Levy taking toll on Charities and Medical Check-Up’s

    A leading oncologist in Barbados laments the state of the current economy, especially since it appears to be forcing many women to decide between testing against breast cancer or to ensure the utilities and groceries are covered. Director of the Breast Screening Programme, Dr Shirley Hannonman-Jhagroo addressed participants at the recent launch for the Walk […]

    September 12, 2017Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  16. 3rd Successful QEH Kidney Operation with Transplant Links and Republic Bank

    Barbados has recorded its third successful living-donor kidney transplant operation over the past nine months conducted at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with the support of international charity Transplant Links Community and sponsor Republic Bank. Making the announcement of the successful surgery in which a young woman received a kidney donated by her mother, Consultant Surgeon, […]

    July 19, 2017Featured, HealthNo comments
  17. Miami Cancer Institute Names Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Miguel A. Medina III, M.D., Director of Microsurgery

    Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Miguel A. Medina III, M.D., has joined the team of cancer specialists at Miami Cancer Institute, a part of Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Medina will serve as the Institute’s director of microsurgery. He specializes in the treatment of patients requiring skilled plastic and reconstructive surgery after cancer treatments. He has […]

    May 21, 2017HealthNo comments
  18. Notice of closure of Outpatients clinics at QEH

    BARBADIANS ARE ASKED TO NOTE THE FOLLOWING OUT-PATIENTS CLINICS AT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL (QEH) ARE CLOSED SINCE FRIDAY 31st MARCH UNTIL¬†MONDAY 3rd APRIL 2017. OUTPATIENT’S CLINICS CLOSED ON MONDAY 3rd APRIL ¬†2017 UROLOGY OUTPATIENT’S CLINIC, DR. JEETU NEBHNANI – 8:30 A.M. PSYCHIATRY OUTPATIENT’S CLINIC, DR. CYRALENE BRYCE – 8:30 UROLOGY OUTPATIENT’S CLINIC, DR. JERRY […]

    April 2, 2017Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  19. Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute: Innovating with Philips

    Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health International: the largest medical institution in South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Philips, a worldwide leader in health technology, announced the global launch of Azurion, an image guided therapy platform. Philips designed the platform to allow clinicians to easily perform a variety of routine […]

    March 5, 2017HealthNo comments
  20. MIAMI CANCER INSTITUTE NAMES MURUGESAN MANOHARAN, AS CHIEF OF UROLOGIC ONCOLOGY SURGERY

    Murugesan Manoharan, M.D., has joined the team of renowned cancer care experts with Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Manoharan, or simply “Mano” as he’s often referred, will serve as the Institute’s Chief of Urologic Oncologic Surgery and Director of Robotic Urologic Surgery. He is a prominent authority in the treatment of […]

    February 19, 2017HealthNo comments
  21. QEH OPERATING THEATRES TO BE REFURBISHED NEXT WEEK

    The main operating theatres at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) will be undergoing refurbishment from next Monday, February 20, until Tuesday, February 28, to allow for important upgrades to be carried out. According to the management of the QEH, the theatres will return to full operation on March 1. Management assured the public all required […]

    February 16, 2017Breaking News, HealthNo comments
  22. URGENT CALL FOR BLOOD – “O” or “B” NEGATIVE, LADYMEADE GARDENS

    Thirty-three year-old Tania Goring, who has been hospitalised in the Medical Intensive Care Unit for the past 43 days, is urgently in need of O Negative or B negative blood. Persons, between the age of 17 and 70, who are interested in donating blood, may visit the Blood Collecting Centre, Ladymeade Gardens, Jemmotts Lane, St. […]

    February 14, 2016Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  23. Natalie Cole, daughter of jazz legend Nat “King” Cole, dies

    Singer Natalie Cole has died at age 65, her publicist confirmed. It featured reworked versions of some of her father’s best-known songs. Nat “King” Cole died of lung cancer in 1965. Cole underwent a successful kidney transplant at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles in 2009. Her kidney troubles dated to February 2008, when she […]

    January 3, 2016MusicNo comments
  24. Less recovery means more money for both patients and doctors, QEH says new procedure reduces expenses by almost $6 million

    Many Barbadian females who experience surgery may have spent weeks or months recuperating, this is now a thing of the past… Dexter James, CEO of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital was addressing colleagues at the opening of a joint AGM between the Caribbean Society of Endoscopic Surgeons and the Caribbean Obesity Society at Accra Beach Resort […]

    October 25, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  25. Guerneys for the QEH, Life Saving Operations for children and more from the Sandy Lane Charitable Trust

    Children in need of medical attention – who live with Scoliosis (curvature of the spine) or Rickets (softening of leg bones and knee joints) – and other challenges now have an affordable means of addressing such difficulties thanks to the Sandy Lane Charitable Trust. International non-profit, humanitarian organization World Pediatric Project and the Queen Elizabeth […]

    September 27, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments