September 25, 2017

Cayman Islands CTMH Doctors Hospital – Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

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On Friday September 15th, 2017, CTMH Doctors Hospital staff supported The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of The Cayman Islands (ADACI) by participating in their fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Over twenty staff members bought ADACI purple awareness T-Shirts and also wore purple to show their support in the worldwide struggle of Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s […]

Hammock Camping Infographic Part 1

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Tired of the same old camping routine? Or maybe you’ve started to see some flaws in your regular camping set up that might be solved by changing things up a little bit? Sounds like you might need to give hammock camping a go. There are ton of reasons why hanging out in a hammock totally […]

Health & fitness community supports Cayman Islands Marathon Competition Winner

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Jena Van den Bergh is training for the Intertrust Cayman Islands Half Marathon which will be her very first half marathon distance.  Thanks to members of the health and fitness community, Jena is receiving all the support she can get to ensure she is well prepared to cross the finish line on Sunday, 3 December. […]

PAHO supports restoration of health services in Caribbean in wake of passage of Hurricane Irma

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By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life The Washington, D.C.-based Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said its experts are supporting efforts to restore health services in Caribbean islands most affected by Hurricane Irma. PAHO said on Thursday that it has deployed health infrastructure experts, sanitary engineers, epidemiologists, among others, in collaboration with the affected countries. […]

Cayman Islands: UPDATE- Missing juvenile Roseanna Redden FOUND

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From RCIPS Update Missing Juvenile Roseanna Redden Located, 18 September The missing juvenile Roseanna Redden, who went missing from Cayman Islands Hospital on 12thSeptember,  (see below),  has been located by officers today 18 September, and appears to be in good health. Original story Efforts are underway to locate one Roseanna Redden of the Francis Bodden […]

Cayman Islands HSA launches Patient and Family Advisory Committee

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The Health Services Authority (HSA) launched a Patient and Family Advisory Committee on Tuesday, 12 September, as part of its deliberate strategy to enhance the patient experience at all its facilities, improve services, standards, quality of care and raise the public profile of the organisation as the premier healthcare system in the Cayman Islands. The […]

Cayman Islands HSA joins Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Anguila

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A team of nine medical volunteers from the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) left the island on Tuesday, 12 September to join the disaster relief efforts to help the thousands of people in Anguilla whose lives have been devastated by Hurricane Irma and the flooding left in its wake. The HSA team includes a […]

Expatriates: US, UK plunge in ranking of best places to live and work

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From Newsmax The reputations of the U.S. and U.K. as good places to live and work are in free fall among some of the world’s most mobile and cosmopolitan people. Since last year’s presidential and Brexit votes, both the U.S. and Britain are perceived as less friendly to foreigners and less politically stable, according to […]

Destinations of the week

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The 23 most relaxing vacation destinations in the world Part 1 By Madeline Diamond, INSIDER From Business Insider While the whole point of taking a vacation is to unwind, there are many resorts, retreats, and even entire cities known for their focus on health, wellness, and, of course, relaxation. Via Yoga offers yoga and surf-themed […]

US: Abuse in nursing homes unreported despite law

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AP From Newsmax More than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police, says a government audit that faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law requiring immediate notification. The Health and Human Services inspector general’s office was issuing an “early alert” Monday […]