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Tag: Health Services Authority

Donation jump-starts EEG service at HSA

Donation jump-starts EEG service at HSA

| 27/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) has resumed electroencephalogram (EEG) testing at the Cayman Islands Hospital after a donation facilitated by a local family. The EEG is a safe diagnostic test which records and detects abnormalities in the electrical activity of the brain. I [...]

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Pink Ladies close up coffee shop

Pink Ladies close up coffee shop

| 29/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): After 35 years of service to the Cayman Islands Hospital and the wider community, the popular Pink Ladies Coffee Shop officially closed Friday, 16 December. The Health Services Authority (HSA) and Ministry of Health bid the group farewell at an event that afternoon where its me [...]

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Heart charity presents ambulance to HSA

Heart charity presents ambulance to HSA

| 15/12/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A new ambulance bought with money raised by the Cayman Heart Fund has been gifted to the Health Services Authority (HSA) for the people of the Cayman Islands. The emergency-fleet vehicle was purchased after a huge fundraising effort, including $60,000 donated from the 2016 [... [...]

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HSA staff train as fire marshals

HSA staff train as fire marshals

| 01/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) has presented certificates to 44 staff members who completed training as fire marshals – a new role that has emerged from an effort to improve fire safety and awareness within the organisation. The main focus of the fire marshal training p [...]

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Memorial garden honours HSA staff member

Memorial garden honours HSA staff member

| 29/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Volunteers and donors joined staff at the Health Services Authority (HSA) to complete a memorial garden at the Cayman Islands Hospital, constructed in honour of former staff member Chelsea Doxey, who passed away from ovarian cancer in 2015. Doxey, who worked as a paramedic in t [...]

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HSA offers free screening for World AIDS Day

HSA offers free screening for World AIDS Day

| 28/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of activities to commemorate World AIDS Day, held annually on 1 December, the Health Services Authority’s (HSA) Public Health Department, the Cayman AIDS Foundation and the Red Cross have partnered to organise six days of free HIV and AIDS testing from today, 28 Novemb [...]

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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 Coll [...]

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Foundation donates to paediatric unit

Foundation donates to paediatric unit

| 23/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The non-profit Jabez Foundation recently donated funds to the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) paediatric department to purchase a Welch Allyn Spot Vital Signs Device. The model selected, with appropriate paediatric accessories, works in seconds to measure tempera [...]

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Cayman leads the way in speech therapy

Cayman leads the way in speech therapy

| 22/09/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Health Services Authority (HSA) speech language pathologist (SLP) Faith Gealey, who helped to launch the Caribbean Speech Hearing Association (CaribSHA) last month, said that Cayman stood out as a regional leader in the field. She specifically pointed to efforts in medical- and [...]

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HSA recognises staff for long service

HSA recognises staff for long service

| 16/08/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): More than 80 percent of the Health Services Authority (HSA) staff, including Faith Hospital in Cayman Brac and all district health centres, were honoured in July for their years of service. The HSA celebrated all its staff members in its annual rewards and recognition ceremony, with speci [...]

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Handmade benches donated for HSA patients

Handmade benches donated for HSA patients

| 25/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Patients of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) chemotherapy unit and Merren’s Health Centre now enjoy additional seating due to a joint initiative by the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise and HMP Northward. Three crafted and varnished benches were donated to the facili [...]

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New therapy reduces hair loss in chemo patients

New therapy reduces hair loss in chemo patients

| 14/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Health Services Authority (HSA) chemotherapy unit is offering a special therapy that may help prevent or reduce hair loss among chemo patients. The Breast Cancer Foundation (BCF) recently donated 50 hypothermia caps, also known as “cold caps” and a biometric freezer to the unit. T [...]

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Issue with repaved handicapped parking at hospital

Issue with repaved handicapped parking at hospital

| 07/07/2016 | 8 Comments

The recent repaving of the car park at the George Town Hospital has inexplicably not only reduced the width of the handicapped spots but also removed the extra path between cars that allowed for the passage of wheelchairs. These spots are now exactly the same size as regular spots, rendering them [...]

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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 [...]

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Artists create hope at chemotherapy unit

Artists create hope at chemotherapy unit

| 09/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Health Services Authority (HSA) observed World Cancer Day by hosting a local art exhibit at the chemotherapy unit. The event emphasised the importance of hope within the cancer journey. World Cancer Day, which is commemorated every year on 4 February, aims to unite the world in the fi [...]

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