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Minister’s message for World Mental Health Day

Minister’s message for World Mental Health Day

| 10/10/2018 | 0 Comments
Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour writes: Every year World Mental Health Day reminds us all that it is as important to focus on healthy minds as much as on healthy bodies. [...]

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HSA improving disabled parking at EE clinic

HSA improving disabled parking at EE clinic

| 04/10/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Construction is starting Monday, 8 October on a new parking area at the East End Health Centre for patients with mobility issues. The Health Services Authority (HSA) is developing the area as part of ongoing efforts to improve the patient and family experience at all its locations, [...]

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DEH urges food safety

DEH urges food safety

| 26/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As World Environmental Health Day was commemorated Wednesday, 26 September, the related department in Cayman called on the public to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones from food-borne illness. In keeping with the theme for the day, “Global F [...]

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New knees for videographer

New knees for videographer

| 17/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): An American videographer based in Honduras recently underwent bilateral knee replacement at Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) and can now walk freely without pain. Tim Blanton’s painful condition led him to consult with orthopedic surgeon Dr Alwin Almeida, and specialist in joint [...]

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September a time to focus on recovery

September a time to focus on recovery

| 12/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Department of Counselling Services (DCS) is observing Recovery Month during September. This year’s theme, “Join the Voices for Recovery: Invest in Health, Home, Purpose, and Community,” explores how integrated care, a strong community, sense of purpose, and leadership con [...]

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Heart charity offers help to families in need

Heart charity offers help to families in need

| 07/09/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Hart for Hearts (H4H) programme, under the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF), is reminding the public that financial assistance is available for families in need in Cayman when their child is born with a congenital heart defect. The money helps with expenses associated with urgent paedia [...]

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Surgeons repair patient’s shoulder in regional first

Surgeons repair patient’s shoulder in regional first

| 30/08/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In what is being called the first surgery of its kind in the Americas, the Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) orthopedic surgical team, led by Dr Alwin Almeida, repaired the shoulder of Cayman Islands national rugby player Edward Westin, that had dislocated more than 100 times and w [...]

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First birthday party a time for giving back

First birthday party a time for giving back

| 29/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The parents of Adelaide Merren used the celebration of her first birthday on 26 June as an opportunity to collect donations for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Cayman Islands Hospital and the Cayman Heart Fund (CHF). Mother Jernaye Merren wanted to give back to the N [...]

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DEH holds Legionnaires’ disease workshop

DEH holds Legionnaires’ disease workshop

| 19/08/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Last month 18 environmental health professionals from the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) and Water Authority-Cayman took part in a two-day training session on “Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems”. The DEH Laboratory organised the session, held 1 [...]

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Camp encourages healthy cooking

Camp encourages healthy cooking

| 16/08/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) recently held a Get Active cooking camp, part of its ongoing initiative to help families live healthier lifestyles through health screenings, nutritional education and motivating them to participate in regular exercise. Students and their families were i [...]

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Health City to add cancer treatment centre

Health City to add cancer treatment centre

| 12/08/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) expects to break ground soon on a cancer treatment centre. The multi-million-dollar facility, which will be on the hospital’s East End grounds and is described as a “state-of-the-art centre offering medical oncology, surgical oncology and radia [...]

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Volunteers recognised for World Breastfeeding Week

Volunteers recognised for World Breastfeeding Week

| 02/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of the annual worldwide observance of World Breastfeeding Week, held every 1-7 August, the Health Services Authority (HSA) and Public Health Department held a luncheon to honour the Cayman Islands Breastfeeding Support Group, described as “one of breastfeeding’s greates [...]

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Conference aims to empower patients

Conference aims to empower patients

| 24/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The ninth annual Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference, set for 18-20 October, will focus on ways that the general public can help manage and maintain their own health and wellbeing under the theme “Managing Your Health: The Empowered Patient”. The conference will cover such top [...]

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HSA moves offices to Smith Road Centre

HSA moves offices to Smith Road Centre

| 19/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) relocated its Public Health Administration and the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry from the Cayman Islands Hospital campus to offices in the nearby Smith Road Centre. The move is part of an expansion project to help the organisation [...]

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Cancer Society receives $90k donation

Cancer Society receives $90k donation

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Breast Cancer Foundation of Cayman recently presented their annual grant/donation to the Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS). These funds help the Cancer Society provide assistance to breast cancer patients through financial aid, special bras and prosthetics, and mammograms. T [...]

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