Friday, 21 July, 2017

Health

A quarter of lost work days due to depression

DEPRESSION was responsible for 24.4% of lost work days in southern Europe last month. Anxiety was named as the reason a further 16.8% of workers...

Granddad conquers gruelling Med Steps challenge in high heels

A GIBRALTARIAN civil servant has pulled off the seemingly impossible - the notorious Med Steps challenge - in high heels! Hawk Hayes, a grandfather from...

Miss Gibraltar’s personal trainer Paul MacGregor on the right state of...

By Paul MacGregor HI and welcome to my monthly fitness and health column.  This month I am going slightly off base to give an example of...

New GHA anonymous hotline for patients and hospital staff

THE Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) has set up an anonymous complaints helpline. Callers can record a message on the hotline, which is for GHA staff...

Record number of students ever to be offered places on GHA...

THE highest-ever number of local students have been accepted onto a specialised GHA nursing degree. Some 20 students were made offers for the 2017 BSc...

Midwife who endangered mother and baby can return to work

A SENIOR midwife who failed to get sufficient details when arranging the transfer of a pregnant patient deemed ‘high risk’ can return to work. Linda...

Cancer survivors fashion show Bosom Buddies a roaring success

A FORMER international model made a special appearance at a cancer catwalk show in Gibraltar. It was the 12th Bosom Buddies event, and the...

Number of major surgeries doubles this year at St Bernard’s Hospital

St BERNARD'S Hospital has doubled the number of major surgeries thanks to increased beds. In the first four months of this year, the Gibraltar Health...

New medical app for Gibraltar Health Authority improves access to Pathology...

GHA clinicians will be able to access pathology results from their mobile phones.  It's all thanks to a new app, Modulab, introduced by the GHA...

The Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society launch fidget blanket exhibition

THE Gibraltar Alzheimer's and Dementia Society has organised an exhibition to help sufferers.  The John Mackintosh Hall display included fidget blankets, cushions and aprons made...

UK ‘failed to fulfil’ obligations on Gibraltar sewage treatment, says EU...

Rock has taken 'serious steps' to treat sewage

Honda moped up for grabs at Calpe house fun day

A FUN day organised by Gibraltar police recruits will offer prizes and exciting activities for a charitable cause. They include a moped which is up...

Ministry of Equality runs training seminars for disability awareness

Participation free, but places given on a first come, first served basis

Leaked GHA staff email is latest worrying sign of staff discontent

Latest claims will only add to recent controversy over health service

GHA doctors and nurses to get training in London for ‘first-class’...

Investment to bring 'first-class health and social care service'

Hillsides residential care home for dementia and Alzheimer’s sufferers opens in...

Previous administration's plans presented 'challenges', says Health Minister Neil Costa

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