News relating to Statutory Bodies such HLSCC, NHI, Tourist Board, Financial Services, Social Security, Health Service, etc.

New Director Of Tourism Pays Courtesy Call On Premier Fahie

Friday, 21 August 2020 - 4:43pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie entertained a courtesy call from the New Director of Tourism, Mr. Clive McCoy.

Visiting Hours Temporarily Suspended At Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital

Thursday, 20 August 2020 - 12:31pm

The public is notified that effective immediately, the BVI Health Services Authority is prohibiting visitation to patients except under special circumstances until further notice.

Minister Wheatley: BVI Social Security Board Working To Address Claims

Thursday, 23 July 2020 - 5:31pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has said that the Social Security Board is working to address the more than  7000 claims that have been submitted by residents who are unemployed or underemployed due to COVID-19.

Statement By The Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley - Update on Social Security Unemployment/Underemployment Benefit Payments

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 - 11:04am

 Mister Speaker, I am pleased to provide the following update relative to the unemployment / underemployment benefits.

Dental Unit To Be Closed On July 9 And 10

Tuesday, 7 July 2020 - 4:32pm

The public is notified that the office of the BVI Health Services Authority’s Dental Unit will be closed on July 9 and 10 to facilitate repairs. 

BVI Social Security Board Celebrates Its 40 Year Milestone

Friday, 3 July 2020 - 5:08pm

Director of the Social Security Board, Mrs. Harriet Skelton and her supporting team observed the board’s 40th Anniversary since its inception. Mrs. Skelton said the Social Security Board has been the best initiative made by the Government of the BVI. 

Rhodni Skelton Appointed British Virgin Islands’ Acting Director Of Tourism

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 - 5:14pm

The Board of Directors of the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission has announced the appointment of Mr. Rhodni Skelton as the Acting Director of Tourism, effective Monday, 25th May 2020. The appointment will run until 30th June, 2020, by which time the organization aims to select a substantive candidate for the post of Director of Tourism.

Lab Receives New Equipment To Enhance Covid-19 Testing

Monday, 25 May 2020 - 4:56pm

The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has received a new Cepheid GeneXpert machine and cartridges/tests from the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office that will enhance the Territory’s ability to carry out COVID-19 testing.

Cash And Liquidity Key To Business Continuity In Coming Months

Friday, 17 April 2020 - 1:17pm

 Industry experts highlighted the importance of cash and liquidity to ensure effective business continuity in light of the impact of COVID-19 at yesterday’s BVI Finance Breakfast Forum.

Operational Changes To Hospital And Community Health Services

Tuesday, 24 March 2020 - 6:08pm

The public is notified that as the BVI Health Services Authority continues to implement precautionary measures to respond to COVID-19, a number of changes have been made to community health and hospital services.

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