Press Release

Ministry of Health & Social Development
Release Date:
Friday, 25 January 2019 - 5:09pm

Public and private health professionals are invited to a workshop entitled, The OECS experience on prescribing antipsychotic medicines: implications for the Virgin Islands.

The workshop is scheduled to be held on February 14 at 6:00 p.m. in the Lobby Area of the new Peebles Hospital. This is a continuating education session which carries three credits.

The workshop is being hosted by the Ministry of Health and Social Development in collaboration with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Pharmaceutical Procurement Service (OECS/PPS).

Interested health professionals are asked to register to obtain credits by contacting Chief of Drugs and Pharmaceuticals, Mrs. Gracia Wheatley-Smith at 468-9850 or by email

The Ministry of Health and Social Development aspires to provide a caring and integrated system of health and social services that facilitates human development and improves the quality of life in the Virgin Islands.


Adrianna J. Soverall

Ag. Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health and Social Development
Telephone: 468-3701 ext. 852 7742