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November 23rd, 2016
Construction of Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre on VG resumes

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The construction of the new Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre on Virgin Gorda has resumed after a brief hiatus caused by difficulties encountered in the obtaining of steel frames for the design specifications.

November 16th, 2016
Gov Duncan mum on investigation of Ex-DPP’s assignment with MH@SD

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was this news site that first and accurately reported on October 23, 2016 that United Kingdom appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE had asked that the three-month arrangement between the former Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Wayne L. Rajbansie and the Ministry of Health and Social Development (MH&SD), via the Permanent Secretary (PS) Mrs Petrona N. Davies, be placed on hold.

October 12th, 2016
Wayne L. Rajbansie is back! Landed consultancy job @ MH&SD

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After not having his contract renewed for the post of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) some months ago, Trinidad and Tobago national Mr Wayne L. Rajbansie is going nowhere from the Virgin Islands (VI).

May 4th, 2016
Senior citizens homes on Tortola & VG still overcrowded years later

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- For well over eight (8) years and counting the Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly, located in Road Town on the main Island of Tortola, has faced overcrowding.

March 31st, 2015
No new hospital for VG as promised!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - ‎After telling the people of Virgin Gorda, as one of their campaign promises, that they were going to build a new hospital on the sister island, the National Democratic Party (NDP) government is instead going ahead with the construction of a facility that will be known as the Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre.

March 6th, 2015
Glittering bevy of VI women honoured for IWD 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A resounding message that ‘Women are not inferior men’ was sent out as the ‘Make it happen exhibition’ for International Women’s Day was declared opened last evening, March 5, 2015.

January 9th, 2015
No more room! Home for elderly maxed out-SFC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly continues to be filled to capacity as there is no room to accept anyone else.

January 19th, 2014
Talks of a Medical School in VI takes footing again!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Ministry for Health and Social Development is actively advancing measures to bring a medical school in the Virgin Islands (VI) into fruition.

January 14th, 2014
Medical Tourism will not be at the expense of locals – PS Petrona N. Davies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for Health and Social Development Ms. Petrona N. Davis today has given the assurance that the touted Medical Tourism expansion programme will not be done at the expense of local patients.

November 1st, 2013
Residents will not be disappointed with New Peebles Hospital – Hon. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development Hon. Ronnie W. Skelton has assured residents with all confidence that they will not be disappointed in the coming months once the new Peebles Hospital becomes fully operational.

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