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Tag: Health City Cayman Islands

Canadian boxer pledges support for Have a Heart

Canadian boxer pledges support for Have a Heart

| 21/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Canadian boxing champ Steven “The Piranha” Wilcox has committed to supporting local charity Have a Heart Cayman Islands in his new role as a sports ambassador for Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI). Wilcox first became involved with the hospital through a visit to the Cayman Isl [...]

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Manny Pacquiao helping young heart patients

Manny Pacquiao helping young heart patients

| 17/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is helping to facilitate free cardiac care for children from his native Philippines. Pacquiao, who together with his wife founded the Emmanuel and Jinkee’s Heart Foundation, has teamed up with Have a Heart Cayman Islands and Health City Cayman [...]

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First group of hospital fellows complete research

First group of hospital fellows complete research

| 19/09/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A group of Caymanian university students recently completed an inaugural research programme at Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI). The 18 young people who participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) were chosen through a competitive application process and fi [...]

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US citizens getting treated at Health City

US citizens getting treated at Health City

| 21/08/2016 | 9 Comments
Can you tell us has Health City Cayman Islands received certification or accreditation to perform procedure on US citizens? When HC opened I believe they said it would be about a year or so. However, I have never seen or heard anything that has said US citizens and/or their insurance providers can u [...]

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Health City and NWDA launch training initiative

Health City and NWDA launch training initiative

| 24/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Health City Cayman Islands and the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) have collaborated on an innovative programme aimed at providing young Caymanians the opportunity to become qualified support-level healthcare administrators. Degrees and careers in the medical field are a top prio [...]

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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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St Kitts boy receives free heart surgery in Cayman

St Kitts boy receives free heart surgery in Cayman

| 04/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A boy from St Kitts and Nevis received free cardiac surgery at Health City Cayman Islands, with the help of two charities, Have A Heart Cayman and the World Paediatric Project. Shellon McCalmon thanked the hospital on behalf of her 12-year-old son, Phesaun, who was treated for an atrial sept [...]

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Health City opens neurosurgery services

Health City opens neurosurgery services

| 21/09/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Health City Cayman Islands has expanded its services to include neurosurgery. The facility now offers  a wide range of neuro-spinal procedures including the treatment of various conditions of the brain, such as tumours and aneurysms, as well as back and neck problems. Consultant neurosurgeon [...]

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Health City notches 100th orthopaedic surgery

Health City notches 100th orthopaedic surgery

| 16/09/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The orthopaedic department at Health City Cayman Islands has performed its 100th surgery since opening at the hospital on 5 June 2014. Dr. Alwin Almeida, senior consultant orthopaedic surgeon, said the first operation undertaken on opening day was shoulder arthroscopic surgery. “Since then [...]

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Campers get first-hand look at Health City

Campers get first-hand look at Health City

| 08/09/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A group of teenagers recently spent a day at Health City Cayman Islands at a camp designed to give the young people a close-up look at the East End medical facility. The 19 students, aged 12-14 years old, took part in the inaugural Healthcare Explorers Day Camp. “It’s important to encoura [...]

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Health City facility to tackle sleep disorders

Health City facility to tackle sleep disorders

| 14/08/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Health City Cayman Islands has opened Cayman’s first sleep lab to monitor, diagnose and treat sleep disorders, giving patients much-needed rest and an improved quality of life. Consultant pulmonologist Dr. Archita Joshi-Bhatt is head of the Health City Sleep Lab.  “Many people are not ge [...]

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