November 18, 2019

Faith Hospital staff completes Cayman Brac’s first air medical training course

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Last month, six members of the Faith Hospital’s medical team completed Cayman Brac’s first air medical training course that enhances the safety of critically ill or injured patients needing airlift services from the Brac for higher-level treatment. The staff concluded the 40 hour Air Medical Crew Course within five days, gaining invaluable and advanced level […]

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 Airport Authority conducts emergency exercise at Brac Airport

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Airport emergency exercise conducted on Cayman Brac. Exercise was conducted in a realistic scenario. Debrief concludes that overall was a successful exercise. Grand Cayman, (GIS): A highly realistic emergency preparedness exercise took place at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac last week. The lifelike scenario that played out in the simulation involved a […]

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 Health Advisory on increased flu activity

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The Public Health Department is monitoring the increased incidence of flu activity among residents. Seasonal influenza is an acute respiratory infection caused by influenza viruses which circulate in all parts of the world and is easily spread from person to person. It is characterized by a sudden onset of fever, cough (usually dry), headache, muscle […]

Cayman Islands’ school registration

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Dates:                                      27th March, 2017, 31st March, 2017 Contact (name):       Communications Manager/Policy Analyst/MEEGA Contact email:          [email protected], [email protected] Registration for Government Schools The registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to, Government schools for the 2017/2018 school year will open on Monday 3rd April, 2017 and close on Friday 30th June, 2017. Registration for Government Reception […]

Baroness visits Cayman’s Sisters

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Baroness Anelay Visits the Sister Islands The Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the United Nations, The Rt Hon Baroness Anelay of St Johns DBE, visited the Sister Islands on Monday, 3 October 2016 and toured various facilities throughout Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. The Minister arrived in Grand Cayman on Sunday, 2 October […]

Cayman Islands health services honours staff for long service

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Over 80 per cent of the Health Services Authority (HSA) staff, including Faith Hospital in Cayman Brac and all district health centres, were honoured in July for their years of service. The HSA celebrated all its staff members in its Annual Rewards and Recognition Ceremony; with special recognition to those who have been working with […]

Health screening required for new students at ALL Cayman Islands’ schools

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All students entering government or private schools in the Cayman Islands for the first time are required to have health screenings. Noting that this includes students entering reception programmes, School Health Coordinator Nurse Carvell Bailey adds: “The Education Department mandates that these screenings must be completed before the new school year begins in September.” The […]

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 2016/2017 school year will open on Tuesday 29th March, 2016 and registration will close on Friday 24th June, 2016. Registration for Government Reception is open for qualifying children aged 4 Years 0 months before 1st September 2016. That means a child born […]