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Tag: Cayman Islands Hospital

HSA pharmacist wins regional award

HSA pharmacist wins regional award

| 08/09/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands Hospital pharmacist Samantha Conolly received regional recognition at the 37th annual Caribbean Association of Pharmacists (CAP) Conference, hosted in Belize last month. She was honoured for her volunteer work to advance the pharmacy profession and her service to the [...]

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Keyhole surgery performed on newborn

Keyhole surgery performed on newborn

| 01/09/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Surgeons at the Cayman Islands Hospital performed the first-ever laparoscopic surgery on a newborn here. The technique, also known as keyhole surgery, was used to operate on a three-week-old patient suffering from pyloric stenosis, a digestive disorder in newborns which keeps food [...]

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HSA opens acute care clinic

HSA opens acute care clinic

| 11/08/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) has opened an acute care clinic for patients with non-emergency medical conditions who still have an immediate need to see a doctor. The clinic offers these patients a lower cost alternative to the Accident and Emergency Department at the Cayman [...]

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HSA expands trauma care

HSA expands trauma care

| 30/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) has hired a second trauma surgeon. With the two specialist physicians, as well as new and refitted equipment, the orthopaedic and trauma unit is able to expand the range of treatments available for lower limb injuries and fractures. The ability t [...]

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New surgical method debuts at Cayman Islands Hospital

New surgical method debuts at Cayman Islands Hospital

| 18/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Hospital has become the first hospital in the Caribbean to perform gall bladder removal surgery using a new technique that increases surgical precision and safety. The flourescence cholangiography method involves the use of a fluorescent dye that, when activated, [...]

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First mental health nurse retires

First mental health nurse retires

| 05/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): After 31 years of service with the Health Services Authority (HSA), Cayman’s first mental health nurse, Diana Parchment, has retired. More than 50 of her colleagues celebrated her long service and contributions in the mental health field at a ceremony at Cayman Islands Hospital, [...]

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HSA offers free developmental checks for preemies

HSA offers free developmental checks for preemies

| 11/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In honour of World Prematurity Day, an observance celebrated annually on 17 November, a local mother has decided to show her gratitude to the Health Services Authority’s (HSA) neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with a donation for the purchase of new equipment. Jennifer Collins, [...]

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Heart surgery saves motorcycle-accident victim

Heart surgery saves motorcycle-accident victim

| 26/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A young Caymanian who suffered life-threatening injuries as the result of a motorcycle accident is recovering after heart surgery at Health City Cayman Islands. John Miller III, 25, arrived at the hospital in critical condition with a traumatic aortic injury.  Typically, only 10 percent of p [...]

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HSA asks everyone to give thanks by giving blood

HSA asks everyone to give thanks by giving blood

| 01/12/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Health Services Authority (HSA) is encouraging the public to celebrate Cayman Thanksgiving by donating blood. On Saturday, 5 December from 10am to 2pm, the Cayman Islands Hospital will be set up for blood donors at the atrium. [...]

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Community effort makes waiting fun for kids at clinic

Community effort makes waiting fun for kids at clinic

| 06/08/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The wait  for children to see the doctor at the General Practice Clinic at Cayman Islands Hospital has just become a bit more fun. A joint public and private effort, coordinated by the Judicial Department, refurbished the clinic’s children’s corner, which was formally handed over to [...]

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