Statement By Honourable Carvin Malone On Update on Post-Hurricane Repairs by the BVI Health Services Authority

Thursday, 17 October 2019 - 4:30pm

Mister Speaker, as the facilities operated by the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) were not spared the ravages of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, repair works have been in progress in the ensuing period. With respect to the Dr. D Orlando Smith Hospital, Annex, and Major Peebles Wing:

BVIHSA Joins With Telecoms Providers For Golden Hat Hunt

Wednesday, 9 October 2019 - 1:06pm

The public is notified that the Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services will be hosting a Golden Hat Hunt as part of activities to commemorate World Mental Health Day on Thursday October 10.  

Infection Prevention In Focus This Week

Tuesday, 8 October 2019 - 3:25pm

Several educational sessions and heightened infection prevention awareness programmes are slated to take place this week as the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) observes Infection Prevention Week.

“Think Before You Tip Your Hat”- Raising Awareness On Suicide

Wednesday, 2 October 2019 - 4:22pm

Director of Mental Health, Dr. Virginia Rubaine has said that the community must recognise that apart from mental health and depression diagnoses, there are other factors contributing to suicide.

Limited Access To The Main Lobby Of The Hospital

Tuesday, 1 October 2019 - 10:24am

The public is advised that there will be limited access to the main entrance of the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital today as heavy equipment operators will be completing work on the AC Chiller system.

Anegada Residents Advised Of Change To Doctor’s Clinic

Monday, 30 September 2019 - 12:12pm

The public is advised that for the month of October the Medical Doctor Services at the Romalia Smith Clinic on Anegada will be carried out only on Wednesdays...

Safety Of Patients In Healthcare In Focus

Tuesday, 17 September 2019 - 11:33am

Healthcare personnel across the Territory will learn how to be more influential partners in promoting patient safety when the BVI Health Services Authority observes World Patient Safety Day activities.

Primary Health Services Return To Rosalind Penn Health Centre

Friday, 2 August 2019 - 5:16pm

The Rosalind Penn Health Centre has been reopened and will now offer health care services to the communities of East End and Long Look.

3D Breast Imaging Increases Rate Of Cancer Detection

Thursday, 11 July 2019 - 11:40am

The BVI Health Services Authority is offering 3D Mammography to aid in the early detection of breast cancer.

Ministry Seeks To Improve Care For Patients With Chronic Diseases

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 - 4:04pm

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone has said that improving the quality of care for persons living with chronic diseases is high on his ministry’s agenda.

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