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October 24th, 2019
Peebles Hospital accused of slothful hiring process

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The nation's premier public hospital facility, the Peebles Hospital has been accused of having a slothful hiring process by an alleged prospect employee, Jessica Penn, who took to social media to lambast the institution for never calling her back after indicating that she was hired.

July 11th, 2019
3D Breast Imaging increases rate of Cancer detection

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) is offering 3D Mammography to aid in the early detection of breast cancer.

May 14th, 2019
'High risk' VI implementing border control measures for measles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With global measles cases soaring in places like the United States, Latin America and Europe, local health authorities have been on the alert and encouraging the populace to get vaccinated as a matter of priority.

May 13th, 2019
First Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) inserted @ Peebles Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An important step in healthcare in the Territory was made on April 18, 2019 when for the first time ever an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) was inserted on a patient at Peebles Hospital.

May 6th, 2019
VI residents urged to save lives by cleaning their hands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands residents are urged to keep their hands clean at all times as the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) promotes Hand Hygiene Day observed on May 6, 2019.

November 10th, 2018
Mobile Clinic arrives for BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -The United Kingdom (UK) has donated a Mobile Clinic Van to the Territory and it will be for the use of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), in their efforts to expand Medical Services.

June 18th, 2018
63 nurses, pharmacists & medical practitioners quit BVIHSA after hurricanes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sixty three persons have quit, or have signalled an intention to resign from the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), from critical areas such as nursing, pharmaceuticals and medical practitioners and as such, a considerable part of the agency’s 2018 budget for staffing, will go towards the costs of replacing those members.

February 26th, 2018
6 months to look for job! Peebles Hospital security told

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), the statutory body that runs all public health services, is facing many financial challenges among other issues.

April 5th, 2017
Over a month later still no action on salary increase for public medical staff

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was around February 20, 2017 that doctors and other medical personnel who work for the state-owned BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) staged a strike via a sickout over lack of adequate salaries and poor working conditions.

December 12th, 2016
Move out ‘non-performers’ in BVIHSA - Hon Skelton to Bishop Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a stern manner, Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) charged Chairman of the Board of Directors of BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Bishop John I. Cline to move out non-performers in the health system.

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