September 17, 2019

Cayman: Governor gains insight into latest patient care technology at HSA

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Governor Martyn Roper was introduced to the breadth of services and advancements in technology available through the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) during his tour of the Cayman Islands Hospital on Wednesday, 28 August 2019. Accompanied by the Minister of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing, Hon. Dwayne Seymour, HSA CEO Lizzette Yearwood, Board Members […]

Cayman physicians complete doctorate course offered by the HSA

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Three physicians of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) have obtained their Doctorate of Medicine in Family Medicine at the HSA, which is accredited by the University of the West Indies (UWI) as a postgraduate training facility for the doctorial level degree. By completing their degrees Drs Glaister Bell, Carmen Martinez and Lorna Jackson […]

Cayman: RCIPS AOU conducts 6 emergency medical evacuations in 2 weeks, hosts joint training with HSA

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During the last two weeks of June, the RCIPS Air Operations Unit conducted a total of six medical evacuations to Grand Cayman from the Sister Islands using the new police helicopter. These included two on 17 June, and four during the following week of 24 to 30 June. On Monday, 17 June, the helicopter transferred […]

HSA and Cystic Fibrosis Trust enhances respiratory care throughout the Cayman Islands

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With a donation of approximately $38,000 from the Cayman Islands Cystic Fibrosis Trust, the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) acquired a state-of-the-art respiratory machine that improves the diagnosis and treatment for patients with breathing and chronic lung problems. The new technology is an all-in-one respiratory function test solution that guarantees highly accurate results and […]

Registration for Cayman Islands Government schools now open

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The registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to, Government schools for the 2019/2020 school year will open on Monday, 1st April 2019 and will close on Friday, 28th June, 2019. Registration for Government Reception is open for qualifying children aged 4 Years 0 months before 1st September 2019. That means a child born between 1st September 2014 and 31st August 2015 is eligible for reception, and that he/she must have already […]

Cayman Islands HSA encourages women to protect themselves from cervical cancer

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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) is encouraging women to take action to protect themselves from cervical cancer by educating women about the ways they can prevent the disease which include regular screening tests and the HPV vaccine. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection and is […]

Cayman Islands: Maples and Calder hosts two in-house blood drives

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George Town, Grand Cayman | Following the success of the first ever mobile blood drive conducted by the Health Services Authority (HSA) earlier this year, Maples and Calder was pleased to partner with the Cayman Islands Blood Bank to host two in-house mobile blood drives for their employees during the month of August. On 16 […]

Cayman Islands HSA experiencing technical difficulties with pharmacy network

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Technical difficulties with Pharmacy Network The Health Services Authority wishes to inform the public that due to technical difficulties impacting its pharmacy computer network, there may be delays with prescription refills at the Cayman Islands Hospital Pharmacy, District Health Centers and Faith Hospital. Patients requiring urgent medication refills should take any of their existing prescription […]

Cayman Islands HSA celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

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HSA) Laboratory professionals at the Health Services Authority (HSA), as part of initiatives to continuously enhance knowledge, skills, clinical quality and patient diagnosis, are collaborating with their professional colleagues from across the Caribbean and the United States to host the Caribbean Association of Medical Technologists (CASMET’s) Bi-annual Regional Council Meeting and celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals […]

Cayman Islands Governor compares HSA to UK’s best hospitals

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The Health Services Authority (HSA) is comparable to some of the best hospitals in the United Kingdom was His Excellency Governor Anwar Choudhury’s verdict after completing a tour of the Cayman Islands Hospital on Friday, 6 April 2018. “I just had the most wonderful tour of a hospital that has blown me away in terms […]