Monday, April 23, 2018

Gibraltar Samaritans increase helpline opening hours

GIBRALTAR Samaritans has extended the opening hours of its confidential helpline for those in distress. Volunteers will now be taking calls from 4pm to midnight...

Ocean Health Group establishes itself as the premier health and fitness organisation

As I walk into the Ocean Health Club, the warm welcome strikes me first. Having worked out in a variety of gyms across the globe,...

New Bill gives Gibraltarians power over future healthcare choices

NEW legislation will give Gibraltarians more control over their healthcare treatment when they no longer have the mental capacity to make decisions. The Lasting Powers...

Opposition critical over government decision to make GHA finances private

A DECISION to make the finances of the Gibraltar Health Authority private has been criticised by the Opposition. The government believes revealing the financial performance...

Gibraltarians now able to donate organs after death following NHS Rock visit

GIBRALTARIANS can now donate their organs after death after a pioneering visit from a senior NHS delegation to the Rock gave its approval. The ruling...

Leading London doctor in Gibraltar to carry out head and neck operations

A SPECIALIST head and neck surgeon is working temporarily at St Bernard's Hospital, offering treatments otherwise only available in the UK. Jonathan Bernstein, who undertakes...

GSD slams government over low classroom temperatures

THE opposition party, GSD, has slammed the government for allowing classroom temperatures to fall below 10 degrees celsius.  The teachers union, NASUWT, announced that even...

GHA praised for handling of winter flu crisis as NHS reaches breaking point

WHILE the NHS suffers from its worst winter crisis in recent history, the Gibraltar Health Authority has come in for high praise for its...

Whole hearted! Cardiac centre opens for recovering Gibraltarians

A NEW cardiac rehab centre has given Gibraltarians access to treatment on the Rock while recovering from heart problems. The Lionel Perez Cardiac Rehabilitation Centre...

Migrant numbers arriving in Spain more than triple from last year

THIS year migrant numbers arriving by sea to Spain have more than tripled since last year. Almost 21,500 migrants, mostly Algerians and Moroccans, have crossed...

Whole hearted! Facility opens allowing Gibraltarians cardiac recovery on the Rock

A NEW facility has opened allowing Gibraltarians access to treatment and rehabilitation on the Rock while recovering from heart problems. The Lionel Perez Cardiac Rehabilitation...

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 disease

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 with microbeads

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,...
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Gibraltar Signs Continued Access Agreement with the UK for Online Gaming Sector

Gibraltar in many ways is an extension of the United Kingdom. Found at the neck of the Mediterranean, this British Overseas Territory is home...