BVI Services Hosts Tea Party For Programme Participants

Friday, 21 July 2023 - 1:40pm

The BVI Services recently hosted a tea party for members of its adult day programme for persons with disabilities.

Ministry Of Health Standardising Diabetes Treatment

Thursday, 13 July 2023 - 4:08pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is leading the way to standardise the care and treatment of persons with diabetes through the launch of guidelines for the management of the disease.

Healthcare Is An Investment In The Virgin Islands

Friday, 7 July 2023 - 4:43pm

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley has said that health is an investment in the people and development of the Territory.

Honourable Wheatley in a statement at the Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly stated that it is important to not view health as a cost to society and the public purse, but more of an investment in the Virgin Islands’ greatest and most important resource.

Nurses Of Excellence And Distinction Recognized

Friday, 19 May 2023 - 8:49am

Three nurses have been recognized for their excellence of service given towards to the advancement of healthcare within the Virgin Islands.

Health Minister Visits Nurses As Part Of Week Of Activities

Thursday, 11 May 2023 - 3:59pm

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley is featured as he visited nurses at the Road Town Clinic and the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital on May 9, as part of activities to mark Nurses Week 2023. 

Statement by Honourable Marlon Penn - Tourism and Health Programme

Friday, 18 November 2022 - 12:02pm

Madam Speaker, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic we are even more keenly aware of the significant linkages between the health and tourism sectors, and the importance of both sectors to our economy and society. For the tourism industry to be sustainable, it is important to effectively manage any negative health impacts on the Territory, in order to protect both the local population and the industry.  Ensuring sustainability is also an essential component of economic development and maintaining and improving the quality of life in small islands.

Responses Given By The Minister For Health And Social Development, Honourable Marlon Penn, To Questions Asked By Territorial Member, Honourable Carvin Malone

Friday, 18 November 2022 - 10:52am

Question 1
Madam Speaker, would the Honourable Minister for Health and Social Development please provide a complete listing of capital projects approved and undertaken by the BVI Health Authority during the period 2015 through 2022, inclusive of contractors, contract sums, scope of works, commencement, and completion dates?

Clinicians Invited To Register For Depression Workshop

Wednesday, 28 September 2022 - 12:22pm

Health practitioners including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, care givers and persons diagnosed with depression, are invited to register for the ‘Elevating the Depressed Patient’ workshop to be held on October 6. 

Persons Urged To Register For Antenatal Care Webinar

Wednesday, 11 May 2022 - 6:32pm

Nurses, midwives, doctors, birth coaches, and doulas are invited to register to attend the Antenatal Care Webinar tomorrow May 12 at 6:00 p.m. via the Webex platform.