Following a long and distinguished career with the Cayman Islands Government’s Public Health Department, and the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority’s Dr Kiran Kumar will be retiring in July this year. Arriving in the Cayman Islands in 1982, Dr Kumar first took up the post of Medical Officer of Health of the Cayman Islands, leading
The Health Services Authority and the Cayman Heart Fund are seeking $150,000 to replace one of the hospital’s two decade-old ambulances, kicking off their efforts with Discovery Day’s 5K Walk/Run charity drive. The fund has already raised $15,000 from its corporate sponsors, and will seek the balance during the next year, hoping to replace one
The Deputy Governor’s 5K walk/run, in which 1,248 people took part, raised $50,000. The funds will be donated to Special Olympics Cayman Islands. The money will go towards paying for Special Olympians and their chaperones to go to the World Games in California next month. “Huge thanks to everyone who participated in any way in
The Health Services Authority wishes to advise the public that West Bay Health Centre will be closed at 2:30 pm on Tuesday 12th May to facilitate necessary works by the Cayman Water Company. Residents are reminded to seek any services they need and collect all prescriptions as necessary by 2:30 pm on that day to
The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) is continuing to improve local services with the recent installation of a sophisticated laser that is the newest and most effective piece of equipment available for treating kidney stones. The new Holmium Laser treatment machine is a flexible ureterorenoscope and laser for lithotripsy, which is specifically used for
The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) is proud to announce a new addition to its fleet of vehicles designated for patient care thanks to a generous donation from the Caring for Life Foundation (CFLF). The newly designed Ford Transporter is specially intended to manage the needs of non-acute patients requiring wheelchair or mobility assistance.
Dr Carl Brown recently returned home to join the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA), specialising in anaesthesia and intensive care after attending medical school at the University of the West Indies. Starting at a young age, Dr Brown has had a love for the medical field gaining high school work experience at the HSA
In observation of World Health Day on Tuesday April 7, the Health Services Authority is offering free health screenings for blood pressure and diabetes at all the District Health Centres, George Town General Practice, Faith Hospital, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman during the period April 7-10 from 9am – 1pm. Medical Officer of Health Dr.
The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) is excited to announce the graduation of Cayman’s next generation of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s). The six young Caymanian trainees completed their three month course at Faith Hospital in Cayman Brac. The additional clinical hours in the ambulance were done at Cayman Islands Hospital in Grand Cayman. The
The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) celebrated World Kidney Day by providing free blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol tests at the Cayman Islands hospital to help people understand the health of their kidneys. The day was a success with over 75 people participating in the free health screenings. Of those tested, 20% were