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St Matthew’s donates to Cayman Heart Fund

St Matthew’s donates to Cayman Heart Fund

| 20/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): St Matthew’s University recently donated to the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) a portion of the funds collected through cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and basic life support (BLS) classes the university offers throughout the year. Qualified students taking the classes receive a certificate authorised by the American Heart Association. 

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HSA pharmacy operations relocated for the weekend

HSA pharmacy operations relocated for the weekend

| 16/08/2019 | 0 Comments

The Cayman Islands Hospital main pharmacy operations will be relocated to the George Town General Practice Clinic for Saturday, 17 August and Sunday, 18 August due to required maintenance work. Hours of operation remain the same during this time: 8:00am – 7:00pm.  The main hospital pharmacy will reopen on Monday, 19 August at 8:00am. We […]

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Interns gain healthcare experience at HSA

Interns gain healthcare experience at HSA

| 16/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This year’s summer internship programme at the Health Services Authority (HSA) is providing on-the-job training for 91 students considering careers in healthcare. The 2019 internship programme, running from 1 June to 15 September, had been revamped to provide select students with quality work experience that aligned with their interests and career aspirations.

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Youth offered the ‘Gift of Mental Wealth’

Youth offered the ‘Gift of Mental Wealth’

| 12/08/2019 | 0 Comments

An online funding page, with a goal of raising US$18,750, has been collecting donations for the “Gift of Mental Wealth”, which covers the cost of therapy for adolescents between 12 and 18 years old who do not have adequate insurance to meet their mental healthcare needs.

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Evac kits for families of kids needing overseas care

Evac kits for families of kids needing overseas care

| 09/08/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This month will mark the launch of an initiative to assist families of sick babies and children being evacuated to seek urgent medical care overseas. Evacuation kits will be provided through the Leo’s Legacy initiative to the parents or guardians of evacuees in order to provide practical help and support in their […]

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Van donated for mobile blood drives

Van donated for mobile blood drives

| 09/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Blood Bank received its first dedicated van on Wednesday, 7 August, which will improve safety and ease the transport of essential equipment and materials for mobile blood drives. Hurley’s Media and Car City, in partnership with the Health Services Authority (HSA) and the Blood Bank, presented the van.

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New faces at Cayman Heart Fund

New faces at Cayman Heart Fund

| 09/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) has added a coordinator and three board members to the organisation to assist the non-profit in its goal of reducing of heart and circulatory disease, known collectively as cardiovascular disease (CVD) and the number one health problem in the Cayman Islands. Joining the team are Angelique Bodden as […]

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Impaled driver fully recovers from freak injury

Impaled driver fully recovers from freak injury

| 06/08/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Nicholas Connor (30) sustained a dramatic freak injury during a car crash earlier this year after he was impaled on a steel pole but amazingly walked out of the hospital just a week later. Connor had smashed into a chain link fence and one of the poles holding up the fence went […]

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Breastfeeding Week aims to empower parents

Breastfeeding Week aims to empower parents

| 02/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): For World Breastfeeding Week, which runs 1-7 August, the Health Services Authority (HSA) is partnering with the Cayman Islands Breastfeeding Support Group to encourage parents to seek the information and resources they need to realise their breastfeeding goals. The purpose of the annual celebration is to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health […]

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The Big Shave date announced

The Big Shave date announced

| 29/07/2019 | 0 Comments

The 7th annual BIG SHAVE will take place on Friday, 20 September, at Cricket Square. Please save the date as we unite to conquer childhood cancer. Thanks to you and the Cayman community, over the past six years we’ve raised over US$2 million for St Baldrick’s to fund the most promising childhood cancer research worldwide. Hannah’s Heroes […]

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