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Infant allegedly made to wait some 10 hrs at Peebles Hospital

- Mother alleges no doctor for hrs, no response from hospital as yet
This recent complaint about the alleged poor service at Peebles Hospital is a situation that mars the promotion of the hospital since administrators have been saying they have been working tirelessly around the clock to do every possible thing to improve the services of the hospital. This is also negative publicity for the National Health Insurance (NHI) since most residents are already peeved that it is mandatory, which means they would be forced to seek medical attention at Peebles Hospital for certain conditions if they are unable to afford two health insurance schemes. They have continuously called for significant improvements at Peebles Hospital before the NHI is brought into effect. Photo: VINO/File
Chief Executive Officer of the BVI Health Services Authority, Mrs Darlene Carty-Baptiste recently told Rotarians at a luncheon meeting 'If something goes wrong we are going to take ownership, it is our fault, we will address it in real time.' She had also said, 'It's not just words for us, we really, really want to provide excellent service to the people of this Territory. They deserve, they demand it, they require it.' Photo: VINO/File
Chief Executive Officer of the BVI Health Services Authority, Mrs Darlene Carty-Baptiste recently told Rotarians at a luncheon meeting 'If something goes wrong we are going to take ownership, it is our fault, we will address it in real time.' She had also said, 'It's not just words for us, we really, really want to provide excellent service to the people of this Territory. They deserve, they demand it, they require it.' Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Walking into the emergency unit of any hospital one would expect to be attended to in the fastest possible time as an emergency unit should be what it says ‘Emergency’. The alleged experience of a few persons of the past weekend gives a totally new twist to the word ‘Emergency’.

The medical categorisation of an emergency may not necessarily be that of the average person. When one falls ill they may rush off to seek medical assistance with the hope of getting attended as fast as practicably possible, which may mean some amount of delay, but to turn up at an emergency unit of a hospital and made to wait for more than eight hours before seeing a doctor is simply unacceptable.

This was allegedly the case of several persons when they visited Peebles Hospital over the weekend. Virgin Islands News Online received a call shortly after 7 P.M. on Saturday March 9, 2013 from a concerned resident who revealed a startling situation. The caller was not very much bothered by his situation but rather about that of a woman and her infant child.

This news agency eventually spoke with the woman, whose name is filed but will not be published at her request. She said that she had reason to take her one-year-old son (name provided) to Peebles Hospital with more than one complaints but was made to wait for more than ten hours before a doctor arrived.

“I brought my child to see the doctor because he had fallen and he got a bump in his head and the night before he was coughing a lot and so I bring him here since about 10 [A.M.] and till now [7:20P.M.] we aint see no doctor. She explained that the nurses on duty did the child’s vitals and did prepare them for the doctor but he never showed up until after 7 P.M. She said she was told by the nurses that there was only one doctor in the system at the time and no assurance was given as to when she would have been attended to.

As she finally made the decision that she was going to return home and pray that her child recovers naturally as she hadn’t the funds to seek private medical attention, the doctor arrived and another situation developed. Persons who came after her were allegedly given first preference.

Virgin Islands News Online also heard the sad experience of another person who was waiting to be attended to allegedly for more than six hours. “I am not going to complain because it aint make no sense because it happens all the time. I come a lot and is the same thing, I does got to wait for hours before I see the doctor, so why am I going to complain for, nothing will change,” said the man who claimed to be a diabetic.

This news agency did not publish the story over the weekend as it was prudent and fair to get the hospital's side of the story. However, when contacted yesterday March 12, 2013, the Public Relations Officer Mrs Tamara Archibald-Gill was furnished with names as she she said that would have been necessary to track the validity of the complaint and had promised to return a call to this news site the same day. The call was never returned and efforts to contact the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) after 3 P.M. proved futile.

This is a situation that mars the promotion of the hospital since administrators have been saying they have been working tirelessly around the clock to do every possible thing to improve the services of the hospital. This is also negative publicity for the National Health Insurance (NHI) since most residents are already peeved that it is mandatory, which means they would be forced to seek medical attention at Peebles Hospital for certain conditions if they are unable to afford two health insurance schemes. They have continuously called for significant improvements at Peebles Hospital before the NHI is brought into effect.

82 Responses to “Infant allegedly made to wait some 10 hrs at Peebles Hospital”

  • Release (13/03/2013, 09:17) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
    This is nothing unusual...we been here before
  • small head (13/03/2013, 09:23) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Dig Dig Dig Dig Ms. much longer?
    • black boy (13/03/2013, 11:27) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
      YES SHE IN THE DARK, ITS CALLED HANGOVER..................CLINE/THE CEO & THE NDP GOVT MUST GO...................
      • Hmm (14/03/2013, 10:11) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
        This has nothing to do with the Govt it been happening with which ever GOVT is is power.
  • she the cat mother (13/03/2013, 09:34) Like (6) Dislike (5) Reply
    we are fed up. FED UP FED UP FED UP of all the nonsense taking place in the government and the NDP don't know or don't care approach to things
    • Sigh (13/03/2013, 10:46) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
  • Candid (13/03/2013, 09:35) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    What's new??!
  • The Norm (13/03/2013, 09:39) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    Sorry to say this is the norm, if i find the hours are getting up to high I too sometimes decide to return home especially and treat myself, espeically if an accident victim arrives cause the one doctor there surely can't see u then. When I have to go there I prepare myself that that is where I am going to spend the rest of my day. I am patiently waiting for the improvements being discussed.

    BTW- The clinics that you can go to when its not an emergency needs VAST improvements too starting with the workers attitudes.
  • Village Girl (13/03/2013, 09:39) Like (12) Dislike (3) Reply
    I am beginning to think this new CEO is an ostrich as her head seems to be buried in the sand.
  • Queen Mary (13/03/2013, 09:48) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    shameless!!!......we are going backwards fast
  • CGB resident (13/03/2013, 10:10) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    So lets think about how to rectify the situation,,, I know,,, lets expand the hospital!!!
  • links (13/03/2013, 10:31) Like (13) Dislike (10) Reply

    The Emergency room is for EMERGENCIES and regardless of when the real emergency patient arrives, they get first preference. Ronnie spoke about Clinic services separate from the Emergency room to alleviate this problem and he was called a J.A for it. Now look. Anywhere in the world you go to Emergency Room with a bump and a cough, you will get your vitals taken by the nurse. If the nurse doesn't deem it an emergency you will wait. 10hrs is a long time, I don't think I could do it. But the point is that's how it goes not only in BVI. It goes to show that's why health needs looking into. The lady said she waited because she can't afford private healthcare. What is the hoopla about? you get what you pay for.

    • polo (13/03/2013, 19:31) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      well I agree with everything you said ...

    • True (13/03/2013, 19:33) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      Triage Nurse: they decide who gets seen first by a doctor. A: Bleeding heavily, unconcious. If any of these aillments happened the doctor would of been there straight away i'm sure, they are never waiting around when an accident happens and a real emergency occurs.
      I do feel for the mother sitting so long but the child had a cough, was seen by the triage nurse and deemed not an emergency.
      End of story and not headline news!
  • . (13/03/2013, 10:36) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    we will have to go to the purple building after the NHI gets implemeted
  • ABC (13/03/2013, 10:47) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    If what happened in Anguilla under this lady's watch is any indication of her style of management, then we can brace ourselves for a rough ride. The worst is yet to come.
    • night nurse (14/03/2013, 08:32) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      and with her big Salary/wages this government will bankrupt these islands.
  • Guest (13/03/2013, 11:06) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Been there before nothing new.... I went there once at around 8pm did not get checked until 11:30 and the bad part was there were only 3 of us there that night...
  • Observer (13/03/2013, 11:10) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
    Dont worry and when the NHI kicks in and more people go there this will all be a thing of the past. You won't see long lines because guess what if they can't accomodate 4-5 patients conveniently I am sure 40-50 will take no time at all...SMDH....................
    • B**** (13/03/2013, 11:32) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      LOL! I thought I was sarcastic but you beat me! I love this comment
  • Yep (13/03/2013, 11:23) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    Trouble is that too many people go to the ER when it is not an emergency, if you have a bad cold or minor ailment you should see a GP at a clinic, its what it says Emergency.
  • critic (13/03/2013, 11:27) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Ayo see wha we have to deal with buddy?
  • Help for Peebles (13/03/2013, 11:30) Like (13) Dislike (1) Reply
    I went to the emergency room after three in the morning gasping for breath from Asthma. When I entered I was told to go and register, I shook my head and told the guard I will not go I need attention right away, at the same time I saw a nurse, (I forgot to get her name after my ordeal,) and called out to her, to let her know I needed help, she replied that she was coming, she turned her back and never came back, so I decided to just go in to look for the doctor. Lo and behold he was fast asleep, and there was another nurse just sitting there, when I called out all the doctor need was open his eyes and looked at me like I was crazy to come back there. The nurse that was just sitting there took her cool time to get up to give me some sort of medication to help me to breathe, and now they want you to pay for seeing the doctor...nonsense, when will this type of treatment end....I had the same kind of episode happen to me on another Island, and I was treated like royalty, the secutity guard went to get a wheel chair and wheeled me straingt through, where the nurses attented to me right away....AND THERE WAS NO CHARGE!!!!..Wake up Tola.
    • My 4 cents (13/03/2013, 15:00) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
      I went there a night and get so upset I went looking for a Doctor. Found him playing solitair and he jump when he saw me there with my hand on my hips.
      • Dru (14/03/2013, 23:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Too bad the doctor wasn't standing at the door to greet least you didn't go to the hospital because of your hand.
    • Mick Mars (13/03/2013, 18:51) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      I broke my arm in 2 places and had a fracture to the same arm back in the early 90's (I was in stage 2) and got driven to the doctor in pain by my mom. It was early in the morning and she had to go back to work, so I was by myself, alone and scared and in pain. I can remember pushing my injured arm against the chair and holding up my wrist so it won't hang or bend to keep it in place and the pain became tolerable to a point. There were people ahead of me and I had to WAIT. So wait I did.

      People ahead of me was like "Deal with the child, deal with the boy, he wing bruk, deal wid he, I Ok, deal wid he". The nurses flat out said "If ayo ain't want to get deal with, ayo can go home" and took whomever was in whatever order they was in before I came to be dealt with. First come first serve right? Now while I ain't a selfish guy, even from young and would try to be courteous to all I can be, I ain't had too much a problem with the nurse being rude to the people wanting me to go ahead of them.

      That was until ANOTHER guy come in there, burnt. Bleeding and with his skin peeling from a cement mixer explosion with extensive damage to his forearm and elbow. I was no longer the most urgent case. Everybody said, "Oh god, Deal wid the man! Deal wid him!" along with myself who kept pointing to the burnt dude who, suprisingly wasn't writhing on the floor in agony from such a massive burn when the nurse come out. "HE GOING GAH TO WAIT!" Was the reply and the next person was ushered in.

      I got my hand bandaged up later by a very understanding Dr Smith (Before he was the Chief Minister) about an hour and change later and had to walk past that poor guy in the chair and smell his hand still simmering from that burn. That's the last time I been in the hospital and I have to thank god each day that I've been healthy enough and free of major injury to NEVER have to go back there. Peebles has an disturbing lack of compassion running through that place from what I've heard and experienced first hand and it seriously needs to be addressed. I know of some caring doctors/nurses/healthcare professionals who work in that place but whenever you go there you end up playing Roulette and often end up with the worst of the worst.

      • Babyluvve (14/03/2013, 13:18) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        WOW!!! Sad!
        • Mick Mars (14/03/2013, 18:17) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          Yes it is and what's even sadder is the fact that this sort of unprofessionalism still goin' on for the most part. At first I felt I just reach there on a bad day since these nurses can be overworked at times, but this sorta slackness been prevailing from the time that happen to me, to NOW. It's scary.
  • Watch this (13/03/2013, 11:40) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    The point is we need more doctors and I ain't taking about the once who dose sit down and play farm vile on there computer I seen that crap....and further more everyone could hate my comment i dont care but NDP is fart and VIP is fart .... Out with old in with the new....and I talking about people who don't have any criminal back ground proper leader who want to see our country move forward.... Hey don't get me wrong... It has 2 people in NDP and VIP that I know for sure is doing the right thing. They should branch off from the thiefs and create a combine party call the people choice or something like that you people know I rite so dislike all you want haters ha ha
  • Ole School (13/03/2013, 11:52) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    That's why I always go to my ninety something year old grandma for her ole school remedies and nothing beats that, especially bush that is growing around us.
  • slick rick (13/03/2013, 12:12) Like (8) Dislike (14) Reply
    People let's be real stop complaining our system is going well. I've been to the several other places an emergency room is for life threatening instances. You go to puerto rico on a air ambulance you still have to wait so let's stop calling down our system an encourage them. They all mean well for us all america cares about is the almighty dollar. You can't go anywhere else with out your money or insurance in tack but@peebles they help everyone know one is turned away. People appreciate don't hate!
    • you lie (15/03/2013, 23:07) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      slick rick the service the hospitals in pr give anyone if we get quarter of that here we would be better off
  • mm (13/03/2013, 12:38) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is not new! i dont know why if so many new doctors were appointed to the hospital, why would they have only one doctor on duty? if this is going on now imagine how would it be when the new hospital is finished!!!!!
  • justsaying (13/03/2013, 12:40) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    And the Peebles Hospital management will say this is just smoke let’s just ignore them and this too will go away or died down until somebody go into the hospital and do something fi#up and then you all will hear about it and many will say it wrong right well ok then
  • yip (13/03/2013, 12:54) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    In the past i had to go to the emergency room 3 times. My first time i waited for 4+ hrs on a doctor. Many yrs later/ but 2-3yrs ago, i found myself in the emergency room again with my child with a 100+ fever. I got there about 6-7am and i must admit i was out by 815/830. I later found out ther private practices are opened from 6am. So thats where i go now.
    This is one of the many downside of free/near to free services. But the hospital can do better!!! Thats too many hours, i always thought pregnant ladies, kids and seniors were first picked.
    • links (13/03/2013, 13:58) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply

      How do we know that there weren't more pressing emergencies to be dealt with? There are things more serious than a bump and cough. get your priorities straight. when you long the road everybody sharp as .... with the latest trends and latest phone. As soon as it's something to do with their kids or something important, they can't afford it. bull... Emergency room is for emergencies. Anywhere else in the world you would wait just as long or longer. I have experienced it my self. Peebles is heaven compared to others. yes they can improve but the bashing is unfair. what other situations were the nurses and doctors dealing with. right now there is stomach flu and dengue going around. If the nurse checked the vitals and determined it's not an emergency then you wait until the doc can see u. it is simple. if you can't wait for free care, go pay your money for quick service.

  • wise-up (13/03/2013, 13:57) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    yet; them can find money to expand air/sea ports while the people of the country continue suffering
  • NDP voter (13/03/2013, 14:33) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    Where the hell is ronnie? I voted for he
  • no ppl-Medical Student (13/03/2013, 14:48) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply

    This is where T... A-G comes in. She is suppose to educate the public on what is emergencies. Some of these things I am seeing you guys complaining about are NOT emergencies. In the waiting room in the hospital, you will see a sign that lists emergencies. A, B, C... A stands for Airway, B: stands for Breathing, C: stands for circulation. THESE ARE EMERGENCIES. Cough, cold, bump on heads whether its a baby, elderly, child, adult. It is NOT an emergency. The only story I heard above that was emergency is the bronchial asthma patient. Doctors who are stationed in the emergency room (TRAUMA) cannot leave the patients who are in Critical condition for someone who can wait. This is where FAST TRACK which is located where you guys sit. Now, those are the doctors, nurses you might need to keep your eyes on.

  • Princess (13/03/2013, 14:55) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Right now they are only concern about collecting money,not about helping health services.
  • x factor (13/03/2013, 15:22) Like (0) Dislike (7) Reply
    where was the father for the child?
  • Foolishness (13/03/2013, 15:39) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Imagine the ambulance took my daughter to the hospital this same day as she was in a car accident, I met this young lady with her baby there, the bump on the child fore head was hugh and she did say see was there since morning. I got there a little after 2pm. When i got frustrated and open my mouth, only then did someone come out and explain there was only one doctor on duty after having a room of people there for hours.

    I did not drive my daughter there, the ambulance did and she still had to wait hours to see a doctor like we were begging or was some kind of an outcast, with my daughter still not being able to see a doctor and after being informed that a technician who does x-rays was called in but they were not sure when and if that person was coming, I got up and left with my child after 8pm. Because B & F had no technician on sunday i had to go back there and endure another 4 hours of wait.
    • Biggs (13/03/2013, 23:27) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
      You all want big services but don't want to pay taxes or fees for anything. that is life, deal with it. some day we will learn but for now, keep playing games and pretend things can just get better by itself. I am not rich, i am a middle class worker. when myself or child get sick i go to private and pay if I want quick service. Peebles gives service and medication free for kids. If I can wait then I go and do just that.. wait. I am grateful that even though I only pay 8% in taxes my child gets full coverage. we are a heartless disgusting and selfish bunch of people. we were never this way. what happened along the way? it is really sickening.
  • dead man (13/03/2013, 16:00) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    That explain why the locals are always getting shot out!!!
  • Tired (13/03/2013, 16:17) Like (0) Dislike (6) Reply
    There's this one African doctor there, not so handsome, he nose hole big (lol)....I dont like him. He is very disrespectful, dont know how to speak to people. I had it out with him already. They ridiculousin there man. I've had both good and bad experiences, mostly bad.
    • Dru (14/03/2013, 23:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      "Where ever you come from and you're a black man, you're an AFRICAN.-Peter Tosh
  • As I am (13/03/2013, 19:32) Like (12) Dislike (2) Reply
    Many people with negative comments about the service of the BVIHSA have not experienced health services outside of the BVI. You speak of how “fast” you are seen when you are overseas, but do you talk about how costly it is as well. To come in an ER, the Nurse usually assesses persons based on their level of urgency. Unfortunately, from what I have read, a cough and a bump to the head is not so much of an urgent situation even if it is indeed an infant. The nurses are trained to assess persons and deem if one needs to be seen right away or if one can afford to wait. The ER is NOT a clinic. I currently reside in FL, and went to the local ER with chest pain after restarting my exercise regime. I waited 3-5 hours due to the likely nature of the complaint and history and that was considered quick to some others that were with me. At the end of my visit, all I had was an EKG and an Rx for muscle relaxants as they determined the cause to be sore chest wall muscles. I was also slapped with a $300 bill (thinking to myself: only for an EKG???) With that I vow never to go back to the ER unless it was really an emergency.
    The BVI’s health care prices (BVIHSA) are so affordable compared to many other places. I also find the nurses and doctors to be a bit over worked and under appreciate by the people they serve and often times having to endure a lot of verbal abuse and disrespect from the public. REMEMBER: these are the people that are there to help save your lives when need be. One wouldn’t want a Doctor to be busy treating you bumped toe while your love one comes in with a cardiac arrest where every second counts.
    So show a little more appreciation for your Doctors and Nurses. There are quite a few great professionals right there are Peebles Hospital. I would love to name a few but don’t want to jack the names up ☺.
  • tax (14/03/2013, 08:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hope by now the baby got some attention!
  • eyes (14/03/2013, 09:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    about time some body talk about that hospital!!

    • life (15/03/2013, 00:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      This argument has already been regurgitated for many years to no avail.
  • help help (14/03/2013, 15:35) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    Them need to send home them African animals doctors
    • Annoyed at these ignorant comments (16/03/2013, 13:07) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      As if you could do a better job yourself. Ignorant A.H.
  • too mcuh (14/03/2013, 17:12) Like (0) Dislike (3) Reply
    every month it got some melee with long delay at that place..those brunch of island women nurses need to get lost and take the next flight out!!!
  • Iran (14/03/2013, 19:33) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    victimization from politicians toward civil servants could hider perfromace
  • Concerned (15/03/2013, 09:58) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Where is Dr. June Samuels is she not the Chief of Medical Staff and if so why does she not deal with such issues? The cold and cough may not have been an emergency but certainly a large bump on the forehead after a fall is quite an emergency.

    So much complaints about these incompetent doctors who don't seem to care- our locals physicians who showed compassion for their fellow nationals have been pushed out and individuals who are just about money without having to work for it and have no compassion for the nationals of the country are being hired and praised.
    The Hospital needs to get it act together before NHI kicks in or people we would have to rebel against the government because they have taken away our freedom of choice as we cannot afford 2 insurances with the high cost of living in the BVI
    We need the standard of service delivery to be raised and the heads of the hospital should stop fooling the populace with false lip service and work for those big salaries they are collecting.Sometimes it is utilizing the staff you have effectively and efficiently and implementing monitoring and evaluation processes to achieve this and not necessarilyabout hiring more staff and putting the Territory in a financial constraint.
  • gram (15/03/2013, 10:59) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Enough is enough.

  • Aleeza (15/03/2013, 11:10) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I was the victim of a domestic assault and my child got punched by his father.The police took us to Peebles. There the doctor said he didn't want to see "no woman what been fighting". The policewoman explained I had been assaulted and he briefly examined me. He said he wouldn't examine the child and called another a doctor of great note here, who said if the child didn't look injured he wasn't coming out as it was Saturday and to bring him back on Monday. That is Peebles service for people without money. When we have to pay the money we aren't going to get any better service mark my words. The money is for the hospital building which is now 9 or 10 years being built/
  • Alert (15/03/2013, 11:28) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply

    Ms. C.... was booted from USVI, and ANGUILLA. So is it sensible or foolhardy to believe that she will be effective in improving the services at PEEBLES? The staff at the hospital, whether you go to the ER, or Clinic, don't move with any urgency. They crawl around matter of factly and very unprofessional. I have been there. The nurses have no bed side manners, it is just a sad situation down in that place. This lady has her work cut for her, but is she up to the task? I doubt it very much, so I guess we will just limp along and the BVI residents suffer.

    • voter (15/03/2013, 19:17) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      she is well on the way to sending BVIHSA into the same financial tailspin as the Anguilla Health Authority
  • Back Bencher (15/03/2013, 18:30) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Dr. BIG I is a MAJOR problem. In a matter of fact The ENTIRE MANAGEMENT & CHAIR needs to GO effective IMMEDIATELY. It doesn't matter who or which government is in she remains!
  • lay off (15/03/2013, 19:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Even citizens experience this poor service daily! This is not exclusive to mother with child.
  • RedMan (15/03/2013, 20:51) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    TCI taxpayers are responsible for paying a $120 million mortgage on the two small hospitals, which also includes an excessive 12 percent rate of interest. The National Health Insurance Plan (NHIP), in the creation of which Ewing was reported to have played a central role, is costing the TCI over 40 percent of every tax dollar collected.

    On three separate occasions, Ewing has claimed that financial audits of the hospitals were underway but the new InterHealth Canada CEO said that no audits had been started.

    Ewing also blamed the downturn in the economy for people losing their jobs and no longer paying 6 percent of their wages into the health plan. Www.
  • voter (15/03/2013, 21:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    she (Big I) remains a big problem, and should be sent back to mental health where she can do less damage! Side kick Diva needs to go back to Chicago, the "clueless one" back to St Croix, and cousin John needs to stick to preaching up Duff's Bottom. When will this charade come to an end?
  • cm (16/03/2013, 05:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    These people dont care how they look, good hospital service or how the country looks. They care how there bank account looks.
  • voter (16/03/2013, 05:48) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    @ RedMan

    The same path and result that BVI is speeding helper skelter towards. Only difference is we ain't paying to mismanage the health system we just doing it ourselves!
  • nurse (17/03/2013, 06:43) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Yet another nail in BVI Health Services Authority credibility coffin
    • Real (19/03/2013, 23:40) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      and now they trying to bring on the will be yet another NDP disaster
  • Star (17/03/2013, 14:35) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Too many persons use the ER for non-emergency situations that's one reason why the service is so slow. There are times as well when the service is totally slow because of a lack of professionalism on behalf of employees.
  • backwards ever (18/03/2013, 15:46) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    And when the NHI comes on it will be even worst
  • old and new (19/03/2013, 23:39) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    they cannot even run the old hospital how the hick they going run the new?

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