Wednesday, 24 January, 2018

Health

Charity donation funds new life-saving equipment for St Bernard’s Hospital

VITAL new equipment allowing for earlier diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer has been purchased by St Bernard’s Hospital, thanks to a generous charitable...

Algeciras residents embrace existing medical professionals despite severe cuts

SEVERAL hundred demonstrators have surrounded a hospital in Algeciras demanding improvements to healthcare provision. Frustrations occurred after the Junta de Andalucia cut funding to the Punta...

Doner kebab under threat as politicians stress its link to heart...

THE doner kebab is under threat across Europe. It comes after the EU proposed to ban phosphates, an ingredient used to keep seasoned kebab meat...

AHEAD OF THE CROWD: Gibraltar set to ban import of products...

GIBRALTAR is to become one of the first places in the world to ban the import of products with microbeads. New legislation will see all...

Cooking against Cancer! Mama Lotties host delicious brunch

THE Cancer Relief Centre Gibraltar teamed up with Mama Lotties to host a cook-along brunch for women living with cancer. Local chef Justin Bautista,...

Not on our Rock! Gibraltarian school children in powerful demonstration against...

SCHOOL children linked arms in a powerful protest against domestic violence. The students from three schools created a heart shape to mark ‘International Day for...

Mo Bros! Gibraltarian Armed Forces raises over £500 for mental health...

OVER £500 has been raised for a suicide prevention charity by the British Forces Gibraltar. Members of the Forces successfully raised the sum for the...

Innovative mental health employment scheme launched at Ocean Views

GIBRALTARIANS suffering from mental health issues have been offered supported employment through a revolutionary new catering initiative. The initiative, headed by Positive Pathways and Clubhouse...

Viagra will be sold over the counter in Gibraltarian pharmacies in...

VIAGRA will be sold over the counter in pharmacies across Gibraltar in spring 2018. The decision by the UK Medicines Agency (MHRA) follows a...

Island Games countdown clock launched to mark 600 days until it...

THE countdown to the Island Games in Gibraltar is officially under way. A website has been launched to mark 600 days until the Natwest Island...

New visual support aims to boost care for dementia patients on...

DEMENTIA patients are set to receive a boost with the arrival of visual support methods in Gibraltar’s care homes. Methods of colour coding and signage...

British pensioners popping pills has increased by 300%, a new study...

THE number of British pensioners taking at least five medicines per day has boomed by 300% since 1997. A new Cambridge University study revealed almost...

Sevilla manager’s shock cancer revelation inspires team’s comeback against Liverpool

SEVILLA FC has confirmed that their manager told his players he was suffering from prostate cancer while the side was losing 3-0 to Liverpool. Pundits...

Microbead menace to be outlawed in Gibraltar

NEW legislation is to be introduced banning the importation of products that contain plastic microbeads. The ruling will make Gibraltar one of the first territories...

FOUR set to receive life-saving kidney transplants after legislation change

FOUR Gibraltarian patients will receive life-saving kidney transplants after landmark legislation was agreed with the UK. Until now there had been no system for organ...

Cambridge Weight Plan brings innovative new treatment to Spain for diabetes...

CAMBRIDGE Weight Plan is bringing its life saving treatment to Spain to help those at risk from developing diabetes. Its ‘buddy’ program pairs people up...

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Grech to become new Chief Secretary after Gomez retirement

THE current Director of Education, Darren Grech, has been appointed as the next Chief Secretary of Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar. Grech will assume his...
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