The Cayman Islands Hospital Blood Bank, with the support of the Cayman Blood Donor Service, is holding a blood drive today until December 24th. The blood bank will be open: Monday – Friday 7:00am – 6:30pm Saturdays* 9:00am – 5:00pm *Saturday November 29th 9am – 12noon in hospital atrium Call 244-2674 to schedule an appointment
The Cayman Islands Hospital’s chemotherapy unit, once housed in a small concrete room with no windows, now has a state-of-the-art facility in its own building with garden views. The Cayman Islands Cancer Society unveiled the new unit in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. The new space – formerly occupied by the old Lighthouse School on Smith
The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority invites the public to join in celebrating Kidney Day Tuesday November 18th 9:30am – 12:00noon FREE testing for blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol Cayman Islands Hospital Atrium Click here for the flyer
A female visitor to the Cayman Islands taken to Government Hospital this morning does not meet the criteria for the Ebola virus. Emergency Medical Services were called to a house in East End early Monday, 27 October, 2014, for a female patient experiencing symptoms of fever, diarrhea, loss of appetite, weakness and sweating. Health Services
The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority will be holding an Ebola awareness meeting at the Aston Rutty Centre in Cayman Brac on October 24th at 2:00 PM. Dr. Kumar, Director of Public Health and Dr. Grace Ezema, Deputy Medical Officer will be discussing the ebola virus and its effects.
The total number of confirmed chikungunya cases reached 26 this week (20 October 2014). The distribution of confirmed cases (26) has been: George Town – nine; Cayman Brac – three; West Bay – six; Bodden Town – five, Little Cayman – two and North Side – one. 22 reported travel history to countries experiencing outbreaks,
Local charitable organisation, I AM CO, recently made a generous donation to the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority’s (HSA) physiotherapy department. With approximately forty children regularly using the physiotherapy department, I AM CO saw the need for a selection of sensory toys and equipment. Ms Rockella Smith, Physiotherapy Manager at the HSA, said the department
Vaccine for the seasonal flu will be available at the Cayman Islands Hospital, District Health Centres in Grand Cayman, Faith Hospital, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman clinic from Monday October 20th 2014. Director of Primary Health Care, Dr. Kiran Kumar says this year’s flu vaccine will also protect against the 2009 H1N1 pandemic flu.
The total number of confirmed chikungunya cases reached 25 this week (13 October 2014). • The distribution of confirmed cases (25) has been: George Town -nine; Cayman Brac three; West Bay six; Bodden Town –five and Little Cayman two. Twenty – one reported travel history to countries experiencing outbreaks, (two to the Dominican Republic, three
Once again the Cayman Heart Fund has used donations to purchase lifesaving cardiac care equipment for the HSA. In helping to support improvements to the department, the Cayman based charity, has helped to donate a much desired neonatal cardiac probe, which joins previous donations of an Electrocardiography Machine (ECG) and four mannequins to the Advanced