Tag: Health Services Authority

EMS demonstrates lifesaving practices

EMS demonstrates lifesaving practices

| 20/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team is hosting events Tuesday, 21 May as part of EMS week, which runs through Friday. To mark “Safety Tuesday”, EMS staff will be at two supermarkets to provide the public with “hands-on lifesaving practices”.

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HSA offers free speech and language assessments

HSA offers free speech and language assessments

| 14/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Health Service Authority (HSA) is offering free evaluations for speech and language disorders at their Speech Therapy Open House, set for Friday, 17 May, as part of Better Hearing and Speech Month. The authority is encouraging parents and caregivers to attend the event if they have concerns about their child’s ability […]

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HSA clinics and pharmacy Easter holiday hours

HSA clinics and pharmacy Easter holiday hours

| 17/04/2019 | 0 Comments

The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) would like to advise its patients and visitors of the following Easter holiday hours: Accident & Emergency will remain open throughout the Easter holiday; The General Practice Clinic and Acute Care Clinic at the Cayman Islands Hospital will be closed on Good Friday, 19 April and Easter Monday, 22 […]

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Time to celebrate medical lab professionals

Time to celebrate medical lab professionals

| 16/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Laboratory professionals at the Health Services Authority (HSA) will dedicate time from their usual behind-the-scenes roles to celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, otherwise known as Lab Week, 21-27 April. Recognised internationally the last week of April each year, Lab Week is a time to acknowledge medical lab professionals who play a vital […]

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Cancer Registrars Week observed

Cancer Registrars Week observed

| 08/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) and the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry are joining communities around the world observing Cancer Registrars Week, 8-12 April, recognising the country’s progress in cancer registration and research. The week promotes how the data cancer registrars collect provide essential information to researchers, healthcare providers and public health officials.

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HSA offers summer internships

HSA offers summer internships

| 02/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Health Services Authority (HSA) is launching its revamped summer student internship programme and inviting interested young people in either high school or university to an “Informational Day” at the Cayman Islands Hospital on Saturday, 6 April from 9am to 1pm. The programme is aimed at students who would like to pursue […]

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HSA forensics lab accreditation renewed

HSA forensics lab accreditation renewed

| 24/02/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Forensic Science Laboratory accreditation to international ISO 17025 standards for forensic testing has been renewed for another four years. The renewal followed an audit by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). The Cayman laboratory, which is operated by the Health Services Authority (HSA) and has maintained its accreditation […]

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Unhappy with hospital’s food

Unhappy with hospital’s food

| 17/01/2019 | 30 Comments

While I realise a hospital’s first priority is to treat patients, and I give high marks to the quality of care at George Town Hospital, I nevertheless feel compelled to complain about what passes as food there. Getting a good meal can go a long way to lifting a patient’s spirits, something that the folks […]

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HSA urges cervical cancer prevention

HSA urges cervical cancer prevention

| 16/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): With January being Cervical Health Awareness Month, the Health Services Authority (HSA) is encouraging women to start getting regular cervical cancer screenings at age 21 and parents to make sure pre-teens get the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine at age 11 or 12.

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Cayman’s heaviest twins born

Cayman’s heaviest twins born

| 19/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A pair of babies born recently at the Cayman Islands Hospital tipped the scales at a combined 16lb 15oz to become the heaviest twins on record to be born in the Cayman Islands. Daniel Matias James Diaz Banks and Daniella Valentina Diaz Banks arrived Wednesday, 12 December, delivered only a minute apart […]

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