October 17, 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 […]

Cayman Islands: UPDATE: Arrest of cruise ship visitor Yesterday, 25 July

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From RCIPS UPDATE: Cruise Ship Visitor Charged, 27 July The 37-year-old-man from the United States of America, who was arrested on Wednesday 25 July on suspicion of assault abh and possession of ganja, and was later taken to the hospital due to medical complications, has been released from the hospital. The man has also been […]

Cayman Islands: Wounding and abduction in George Town Thu 26 July

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From RCIPS Just after 3AM today, Thursday 26 July, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of assault and an abduction. It was reported that a man had entered a residence on Birch Avenue in the Prospect area of George Town, and confronted a man and woman […]

The Editor Speaks: When silence is not golden

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When it comes to all government bodies silence is their normal way of acting. However, silence is not always golden because it causes speculation. And speculation is more than often wrong and harmful. More than often when the true facts emerge we wonder why was the need for the silence? The latest silent notice involves […]

Cayman Islands HSA educates Clifton Hunter students on vast healthcare opportunities

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The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) participated in the Clifton Hunter High School Career Fair where it exposed students to the numerous and diverse career opportunities available in the health care field on Friday, 12 January 2018. “We are always willing and excited to do our part to nurture the next generation of health […]

Post early for Cayman Islands Christmas delivery

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The Postal Service is specifying a number of posting dates for persons to get mail to their loved ones and friends or for businesses in time for this Christmas. The department’s notices about these services and also the specific extended opening hours for each of the 11 post office on the three islands have already […]

Working together to save a life in the Cayman Islands

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When an emergency occurs it often takes a team of first responders to provide successful assistance, and on Saturday (18 November 2017) the collaborative efforts of several agencies saved a life. That morning the Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC) received a 911 call that a woman, who was on a group diving excursion, had […]

Bahamas: Prison officer found hanging in cell

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From Caribbean News Service NASSAU, Bahamas, Mar 17 2017 – Coroner Jeanine Weech-Gomez, has launched an investigation into the death of a male officer from the Bahamas Department of Corrections, who died while in lawful custody for a domestic incident on Thursday night. Police officers reportedly discovered the man hanging in a cell at the […]

Cayman Islands: Water-related death Thu, 9 March, in George Town

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From RCIPS Fri March 10 2017 at: 10:29AM Water-related Death Yesterday, 9 March, in George Town Yesterday, 9 March, just before 11:30AM, police and emergency personnel responded to a report of a person in distress near Eden Rock in George Town.  A 71-year-old woman who was visiting in the island had encountered difficulties while snorkeling. […]

Heart Fund Gifts Ambulance to the Cayman Islands Community

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A new ambulance bought with money raised by Cayman Heart Fund has been gifted to the Health Services Authority for the people of the Cayman Islands. The emergency-fleet vehicle was purchased after a huge fund-raising effort, including $60,000 donated from the 2016 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge. It was handed over today (Wednesday, 12 December) in […]