Tag: Cayman Islands Hospital

Governor lauds HSA facilities on first visit

Governor lauds HSA facilities on first visit

| 12/04/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The governor was singing the praises of the hospitals on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac following tours of both facilities. Anwar Choudhury told officials that the Health Services Authority (HSA) is comparable to some of the best hospitals in the UK, stating that the hospitals had “blown [...]

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Miller: Health ministry being mismanaged

Miller: Health ministry being mismanaged

| 26/02/2018 | 43 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader and chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Ezzard Miller, raised his concerns about the mismanagement of the health ministry after yet another scandal emerged regarding finances at the hospital. Still reeling from the CarePay debacle and more recent and unexplained issu [...]

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Lawyers hired to collect HSA debts

Lawyers hired to collect HSA debts

| 12/10/2017 | 74 Comments
(CNS): As the hospital continues to battle with outstanding debt, officials told the Public Accounts Committee this week that a firm of local attorneys has been hired, following a request for proposals, to go after the outstanding cash, which may see people who haven’t paid their medical bills [...]

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Volunteer shortage spells end for Pink Ladies hospital café

Volunteer shortage spells end for Pink Ladies hospital café

| 11/10/2016 | 19 Comments
(CNS): The challenge of running the George Town hospital coffee shop as a volunteer organisation has proved too much for a local charity, as the number of volunteers over the last few years has fallen sharply. This December, the Pink Ladies will be brewing up their final cups of coffee at the café, [...]

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Mac files motion to remove doctors’ immunity

Mac files motion to remove doctors’ immunity

| 11/03/2016 | 46 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader has filed a private member’s motion to amend the Health Services Authority Law, saying that legislators never intended to protect doctors from negligence claims when the law was passed in 2004. McKeeva Bush said section 12 of the law was meant to cover the authorit [...]

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Four TB cases confirmed by GT Hospital

Four TB cases confirmed by GT Hospital

| 01/10/2015 | 18 Comments
(CNS): Four patients are being treated at the Cayman Islands Hospital in George Town after contracting tuberculosis (TB), public health officials said Thursday. Investigations are now underway to determine if the patients may have exposed others to the illness and to test those individuals as soon a [...]

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