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Candidates differ on WB dock plan

There were mixed opinions from West Bay election candidates in relation to the planned new cruise ship dock for the district when they were questioned at the Chamber of Commerce Forum Friday evening in West Bay.

Extra security measures planned for hospital

Extra security officers, closed circuit television and digital locks for staff-only entry are among new measures being considered to enhance security at the Cayman Islands Hospital.

Make every mother, child count

The following is a World Health Day message from Minister of Health Gilbert McLean

Leos celebrate 30 years of community service

The Leo Club of Grand Cayman celebrates its 30th anniversary next week, making it the oldest continuously active youth service organisation in the islands.

On call in Cayman

Doctors from overseas have been travelling to the Cayman Islands to treat patients through the Health Services Authority for more than 20 years.

BT candidates outline goals, successes

With the slogan 'Vote 2, 7 and 8 and then close the gate,' UDP candidates Mark Scotland, Gilbert McLean and Roy Bodden stated their intentions if elected on 11 May, and outlined their government's past achievements, a public meeting Saturday evening.

Sexual assault forum set for today

The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre is hosting a public forum today (5 April) to launch Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Hospital boosts security

Security has been beefed up at the Cayman Islands Hospital following last week's fatal shooting on site and the recent rash of violent crimes in the community.

Insurance concerns minister

Minister of Health Gilbert McLean has expressed concern about the insurance industry.

HSA develops strategic plan

The Health Services Authority has completed the development of a strategic plan, which will drive the development of a sustainable world class healthcare system in the Cayman Islands.

Six HSA doctors gone

Six doctors have left the employment of the Health Services Authority in the less-than-90-day period since 1 December, 2004, the HSA has said in response to recent questions from the Caymanian Compass.

HSA under fire at LA

Health Minister Gilbert McLean admitted during Finance Committee at the Legislative Assembly that there are fundamental problems with management at the Health Services Authority.

Minister: 97 buildings need repair

Government has been working to restore some semblance of the way it used to be on this Island, Minister Gilbert McLean said in his debate on extraordinary expenditure last week.

Brac ambulance OK’d

Funding for two new ambulances for Grand Cayman and one for Cayman Brac is being provided for in the Supplementary Appropriations Bill.

New Governor’s house considered

The Legislative Assembly passed a Private Member's Motion Friday agreeing to consider changing the location of the Governor's residence.

Today’s Editorial: Transparency

George Town MLA Alden McLaughlin has cracked the door open to questions that have been asked but unanswered about the condition of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority.

Health Service Authority situation questioned

George Town MLA Alden McLaughlin has questioned the reasons for an additional expenditure of nearly $10 million for the Health Services Authority.

Added expenditures raise queries

Members of the Legislative Assembly Monday debated a bill to appropriate an extraordinary expenditure of $29.3 million in the 2004/2005 financial year.

House arrest instead of prison stay

After hearing the circumstances of a nightclub assault and mitigation, Mr. Justice Alex Henderson imposed what he called "a significant penalty, although not a jail sentence."

Two fill in for Dr. Foley

Two private ophthalmologists are filling in at the Cayman Islands Hospital's eye clinic following the departure of Dr. Eugene Foley last week.

Healthcare facilities will be inspected

Cayman's Health Practice Commission, which has among its responsibilities the inspection and certification of healthcare facilities in the Cayman Islands, has begun the process for provisional certification of healthcare facilities that are in operation.

Honours go to Mr. Chisholm

Editors Note: More profiles on the 2005 honour recipients will follow. These are the first of a series.

Three bills passed

Three bills were passed when the Legislative Assembly began its fourth meeting.

Health Ministry in recovery

The Ministry of Health has laid out its recovery and future mitigation arrangements in the event of another disaster of the magnitude of Hurricane Ivan.

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