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🕔Thursday July 12, 2018

High-risk expectant moms, babies to benefit from specialised units at Spanish Town Hospital

High-risk expectant mothers and their babies will soon be able to comfortably access care at the Spanish Town Hospital, thanks to the construction of two high-dependency units at that facility. The groundbreaking ceremony for the two HDUs, which are made possible through the Programme for the Reduction of Maternal and… Read More

🕔Monday July 9, 2018

New Health Centres added to Adopt-A-Clinic Programme

Two more health centres were formally adopted last Thursday by Utopia Travel UK as part of the Ministry’s Adopt-A-Clinic Programme. The Mount Carey Health Centre in St. James and Petersfield Health Centre in Westmoreland will now benefit from a three to five year partnership with the UK based entity and will see… Read More

🕔Wednesday July 4, 2018

Health Ministry Delivers Complaint Management System Manual, Toolkit

The Standards and Regulations Division of the Ministry of Health, with support from Health Policy Plus (HP+), has published a Complaint Management System (CMS) Manual and Toolkit that is to inform the delivery of health services to the public. With the Ministry’s increased focus on patient-centred care, the manual forms… Read More

Emergency/Disaster Tips

🕔Tuesday July 17, 2018

Potential Adverse Health Effects of Smoke from Retirement Dump

The St. James Public Health Services is working with all the relevant agencies to closely monitor the fire at the Retirement Dump. Persons are asked to avoid exposure to the smoke by do the following: Minimize all outdoor activities Persons who suffer from asthma and other respiratory illnesses are advised… Read More

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