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May 2nd, 2013
UPDATE: Suspended local BVIHSA doctor resigns!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands News Online has been reliably informed by its many sources within the health services sector that a local doctor, who was suspended by the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) for reasons still unknown to this news site, has tendered his resignation.

April 22nd, 2013
UPDATE: Health Authority receives payment for Kaidija Martin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – CEO of the BVI Health Services Authority, Darlene A. Carty-Baptiste, accepted a payment today, April 22, 2013 from the Althea Scatliffe Primary School on behalf of Kaidija Martin.

April 2nd, 2013
Debra Leslie appointed Human Resources Manager of BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Inside sources have confirmed that Ms Debra Leslie has been appointed to the position of Human Resources Manager of the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA).

September 3rd, 2012
Wellness programme in place for BVI Health Services Authority

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – During the recently held community meeting in Virgin Gorda by the BVI Health Services Authority (BVI HSA) on August 30, 2012, one resident raised the issue of wellness in the community and how he thought the matter should be dealt with.

July 23rd, 2012
Transportation & ambulance top sister islands health care needs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The sister islands of Anegada and Jost Van Dyke have their share of concerns in the health care service that they receive, and while most residents say the service is satisfactory, there is room for improvement with the need for transportation from the island in the case of an emergency and having an ambulance-type service on island among their top needs.

January 22nd, 2012
Cabinet approved Bishop Cline to chair BVIHSA Board

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Information reaching this news site from its team of reporters around the Virgin Islands and its well placed sources within the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) has confirmed that controversial religious and social activist Bishop John I. Cline has been approved by the Orlando Smith Cabinet at a meeting held on Thursday January 19, 2012 to become the new Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority Board.

December 5th, 2011
Patients with chronic illnesses to receive improved care

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Persons suffering with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and cancers can expect improved care and treatment as Government moves forward with its plans to deliver health care services that are more efficient and responsive to the needs of patients with chronic diseases in the community.

November 25th, 2011
MOH: VI does not have foot & mouth disease

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A press release from the Government Information Service (GS) stated that the Ministry of Health and Social Development, in collaboration with the BVI Health Services Authority, is investigating reports of cases of hand, foot and mouth (HFMD) disease at nurseries, pre-schools and daycare centres throughout the Territory.

November 22nd, 2011
Health Authority accused of not paying for employee’s surgery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) is under the radar again - this time for allegedly not wanting to pay for an employee’s surgery who was allegedly injured on the job.

September 23rd, 2011
This Week we feature Young Professional Dr. Nikki Rubaine -Connell

By REUBEN STOBY

Just the thought of a visit to the dentist is often a very scary experience for most persons much less being in the actual dentist chair and viewing all the instruments around, but for this week’s Young Professional, Dr. Nikki Rubaine-Connell, it is another opportunity for her to enjoy what she loves to do most.



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