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August 15th, 2022
Cedorene P. Malone-Smith back @ BVIHSA; Levor A.H. Lettsome out!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom is that former Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Cedorene Patricia Malone-Smith is back at the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA); however, the Human Resources Manager Mr Levor A. H. Lettsome is not.

February 15th, 2022
BVIHSA Board ‘received no directive’ from Premier- Moleto A. Smith Jr

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chairman of the Board of Directors of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Mr Moleto A. Smith Jr has emphasised that the BVIHSA Board is very independent and never received any directives from Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to send two senior staff members home due to alleged irregularities.

February 7th, 2022
UPDATE: ER sickout protest continues with roughly 10 nurses, auxiliary staff

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) stating he has not been informed officially of a sickout by medical staff of Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital’s Emergency Room (ER), the protest action has reportedly entered its fourth day, today, Monday, February 7, 2022.

January 27th, 2022
There’s an insufficient balance of healthy people in VI– BVIHSA Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chairman of the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Mr Moleto A. Smith has lamented that there is an insufficient balance of healthy persons in the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 3rd, 2022
James Zolfi is VI's New Year's Day baby!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands first baby of 2022 arrived on New Year’s morning, January 1.

December 29th, 2021
Visitation to inpatient units & ER suspended @ D. Orlando Smith Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Visitation to the inpatient units and emergency room of the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital on Tortola has been ‘briefly’ suspended.

December 16th, 2021
Shake-up @ BVIHSA: Patricia Malone-Smith & Levor Lettsome out!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news centre from Members of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Board is that the Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Cedorene Patricia Malone-Smith, and the Human Resources Manager, Levor A. H Lettsome were both reportedly sent home abruptly earlier this week on non-disciplinary leave.

December 1st, 2021
UPDATE: CIBC Bank re-opens after COVID forced RT branch closure

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The CIBC FirstCaribbean branch in Road Town, Tortola re-opened today, Wednesday, December 1, 2021, for most services except in-branch deposits and withdrawals or the opening of new accounts.

November 15th, 2021
BVIHSA community outreach team hopes to prevent rise in diabetes cases

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Community Health Department of the British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) is on a mission to capture as many undiagnosed cases of diabetes in the Territory as possible.

October 24th, 2021
Ciboney school dominates Health & Wellness Bake-off

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Students of Ciboney Centre for Excellence showed off their baking skills learnt when they copped two of the three top prizes at the Public Health Unit Cookie Bake-off yesterday, October 23, 2021.

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