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Brac gets own turbo COVID-19 test machine

Brac gets own turbo COVID-19 test machine

| 27/11/2020 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Faith Hospital in Cayman Brac now has a GeneXpert machine to test for COVID-19. The GeneXpert is an automated, real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, providing faster results than a traditional PCR machine. The Brac is now accepting travellers on the home quarantine iMsafe system so the machine will help with clearance tests at […]

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RCIPS helicopter earns its keep for preemie baby

RCIPS helicopter earns its keep for preemie baby

| 15/06/2018 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The police helicopter proved its worth for the second time this week when it airlifted a mother in premature labour from Cayman Brac to George Town, where she safely delivered the baby and where the early arrival was able to receive neonatal care. Police said that the RCIPS Air Operations Unit was deployed to […]

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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 me away in terms of the quality”. […]

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Near drowned diver airlifted by RCIPS chopper

Near drowned diver airlifted by RCIPS chopper

| 22/02/2016 | 4 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS helicopter was involved in another medevac operation this weekend when the crew airlifted a female diver from Little Cayman who came close to drowning Saturday morning. Officials said that just before noon on 20 February, medical staff at Faith Hospital over on Cayman Brac requested the emergency evacuation to Grand Cayman for a […]

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