Health & Wellness

Minister of Health: Nurses should be recognized as full partners in the Health care System

Pictured are some of the graduates of the Public Hospitals Authority’s Core Competency Strengthening Programme for Trained Clinical Nurses during their graduating ceremony held at the Paul Farquharson Centre, Police Headquarters, Thursday, June 1, 2017. (BIS PhotoS: Patrick Hanna)

Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said he believes that nurses should be recognized as full partners with physicians and other professionals, and they will play that role in the further development of health care in The Bahamas. “The requirements for full participation requires that nurses across all levels must be afforded the opportunity to…
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Cerebro Vascular Accident … STROKE

May was designated Stroke Month and recovering stroke victims were about selling red ribbons to the public. I bought mine. A very close colleague is presently in a wheelchair recovering from a sudden unexpected stroke. Thank God he is alive and recovering. It is still stressful to his wife and family. Stroke may be termed…
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Survivors celebrate Stroke Awareness Month

GBSOS celebrate stroke awareness month – Pictured from left to right are members of the group Cottrice Robinson, Lindy Russell, Carmen Jones, Kirk Wildgoose, Gail McIntosh (President, GBSOS) Dr. Hayward Romer and Helen Romer.  (PHOTO: TFN)

Established as a means of support and awareness for victims and caregivers of stroke victims, the Grand Bahama Survivors of Stroke (GBSOS), a non-profit organization was formed two years ago by President and Founder, Gail McIntosh. As the month of May is internationally recognized as Stroke Awareness Month, the GBSOS in affiliation with the National…
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2017 Atlantic Medical Fun Walk attracts largest crowd ever

Participants at the 2017 Atlantic Medical Fun Walk event.

Results U15 MALE 1 Matthew Louis 2 LaTodd Marshall 3 Antonio Moss u15 FEMALE 1 Destiny Knowles 2 Azurie Cornish 3 Pooja Krishana u15 -19 Male 1 Leroy Carngie 2 Reginald Simmons 3 Silas Brown u15 -19 Female 1 Tori Seymmour 2 Juvonia Mcinnis 3 Sarah Gibbs Age Group 20-29 Male 1 Jordan Jones 2…
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