August 14, 2018

Demand for mental health services in Cayman Islands increase

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Mental health and emergency medical services providers confirmed there is an increase in the number of persons requiring mental health care in the Cayman Islands. During an information sharing session recently held at the Cayman Islands Hospital, staff of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) and Department of Counselling Services, discussed how they can […]

Assault GBH in East End, 31 July

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From RCIPS Just after 5:15PM yesterday, 31 July, Police and other emergency services were dispatched by 9-1-1 Communication Centre to an address on Sea View Road, East End where it was reported that someone had been stabbed. The victim was standing outside a residence when a man known to him approached on a bicycle and […]

Cayman Islands: Water-related death in George Town, 22 July

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from RCIPS Monday July 23 Shortly after 2:30PM on Sunday, 22 July, a report was received of a person in distress off South Church Street, George Town. A woman had experienced difficulties while diving and was assisted back to shore by her companion, who then, along with other members of the public, administered CPR until […]

Cayman Islands: Wounding at Everglo Bar, Bodden Town, 21 July

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From RCIPS Mon July 23 2018 About 2AM on Saturday 21 July, police and other emergency services responded to the Everglo Bar, in Bodden Town, where there was a report of a man that was injured during a dispute. It appears that one man engaged in an argument with the security officer working at the […]

Cayman Islands: Robbery on West Bay Road, 7 July

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From RCIPS Shortly after midnight this morning,  7 July, a man was robbed and stabbed in the foot on West Bay Road in the vicinity of West Bay Cemetery.  The victim reported that he was approached by three men, one carrying a baton and another a knife. He was struck with the baton and stabbed […]

Cayman Islands: Wounding on Owen Roberts Drive, 3 July

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From RCIPS Shortly after 5:10PM yesterday, 3 July, officers responded to a report of an assault near Cayman Airways Headquarters on Owen Roberts Drive. It was reported that a juvenile male was involved in an altercation with two other males known to him and was stabbed in the leg. The other males then fled the […]

RCIPS helicopter Medevacs pregnant woman in Cayman Brac, 14 June

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From RCIPS This morning (Thu), 14 June, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit deployed to conduct an emergency air lift of a pregnant woman from Faith Hospital in Cayman Brac to Grand Cayman. The woman, a local resident, had entered premature labour the previous evening, 13 June, and doctors assessed that the child was preterm and […]

Cayman Islands: Mimi’s Happy Cart launched in honor of five-year-old brain cancer survivor

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Paediatric patients at the Cayman Islands Hospital can expect a more pleasant and exciting experience during their visit, thanks to the charity of a five-year-old brain cancer survivor and her family. On 31 May, Mechon and Tommy Ebanks, parents of cancer survivor Skylar May “Mimi” Ebanks, spread awareness of childhood cancer and gave back to […]

Cayman Islands: Water-related death at Stingray City

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From RCIPS Water-Related Death at Stingray City, 15 May Shortly before 2:15PM on Tuesday, 15 May, a report was received that a snorkeler had gone missing while snorkeling at Stingray City. Shortly afterwards, the man was found unconscious by a nearby boat and brought onboard. CPR was administered to the man as the boat returned to […]

Cayman Islands: Water-related death in George Town, 10 March

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From RCIPS UPDATE: May 15 2018  – Police can now confirm the identity of the woman who died on Thursday, 10 May, after encountering difficulties while snorkeling. She is 64-year-old Doris Ann Sarauer, of Minnesota in the United States. The RCIPS offers condolences to the family of the deceased. Shortly after 11:30AM on Thursday, 10 […]