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June 9th, 2017
UPDATE: Recent incident @ HMP had potential of escalating- Source

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- The June 1, 2017 incident that resulted in a security guard and an inmate receiving injuries at Her Majesty 's Prison in Balsam Ghut had the potential of escalating into a major one, according to a source at the prison.

June 9th, 2017
Hospital worker passes suddenly @ Peebles Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is our newsroom’s understanding that a BVI Heath Services Authority (BVIHSA) employee working at the state-owned Peebles Hospital passed away this morning June 9, 2017.

June 5th, 2017
108 Epilepsy emergency cases @ Peebles Hospital in past 5 years - CEO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The significance of having an EEG machine and the requisite expertise to effectively use it were brought out by Chief Executive Officer of Peebles Hospital Ms Paula G. Chester-Cumberbatch, when noting that some 108 persons were admitted to the hospital over the past five years for Epilepsy.

June 3rd, 2017
Persons injured in accident @ Baughers Bay

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- At least two persons were rushed to Peebles Hospital this morning June 3, 2017 following an accident in Baughers Bay, on the main island of Tortola.

May 19th, 2017
UPDATE: James Leonard fell off boat – Eyewitnesses claim

COOPER ISLAND, VI - Mourning the tragic death of Cooper Island resident and beneficiary owner, Mr James 'Jamesy' Leonard, close friends and eyewitnesses have brushed aside speculation of foul play in his death.

April 30th, 2017
Young man falls off scooter; Rushed to hospital

KINGSTON, Tortola, VI- Unfortunately, scooter accidents on the streets of Tortola continue. It was today April 30, 2017 around 3:30 PM that a young male fell off his scooter in the area of Kingston, on the eastern side of Tortola.

April 1st, 2017
Kenyatta Boynes stabbed @ HMP

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- An inmate of Her Majesty's Prison in Balsam Ghut on the main island of Tortola is said to be in critical condition following a stabbing incident today, April 1, 2017.

March 29th, 2017
Peebles Hospital receives AccuVein Machine from Ellie’s Wish Foundation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On Friday, March 24, 2017 the Ellie’s Wish Foundation donated a V400 AccuVein Machine to the Pediatric Unit of Peebles Hospital. This machine uses vein illumination visualisation technology which will aid health care professionals in finding veins for venipuncture.

March 26th, 2017
UPDATE: Nathaniel Malone Jr is 4-year-old that died suddenly

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The 4-year-old from Baugher’s Bay, Tortola who died suddenly on Thursday March 23, 2017 after being rushed to the state-owned Peebles Hospital has been identified by family members, who spoke to our newsroom, as Nathaniel Malone Jr.

March 21st, 2017
More $$$ for hospital employees; Doctors strike influence decision!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), which manages all public health facilities in the British Overseas Territory, has agreed to increase salaries for all categories of its workers, according to a memorandum dated March 17, 2017 obtained by our newsroom.

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