Barbados Wants To Train More Nurses

Sharon Austin Top Stories

Barbados is placing itself in a position to assist in filling the global shortage of nurses. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said Government was interested in developing a partnership between the Barbados Community College and the Chamberlain College of Nursing, which is a subsidiary of Adtalem Global Education. Ms. Mottley made the comments over the weekend, as she delivered the …

Job Opportunities For Nurses

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS) will be facilitating interviews for nurses next month, which will be undertaken by recruiters from WE Solutions, a recruiting company out of the United Kingdom (UK). WE Solutions is a registered sponsor, licensed through the UK Home Office to sponsor workers under the Tier 2 – General Work Visa. BECCS has advised …

Government Working To Retain Nurses

Joy Springer Top Stories

With a shortage of nurses worldwide, Government is doing all in its power to retain nurses within Barbados. Speaking at the opening of the 31st Biennial Conference of the Caribbean Nurses Organization at the Barbados Hilton Resort on Saturday, Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, said that while Barbados remained well above the average ratio of health …

Doctors & Nurses To Assist Dominica

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Arrangements are being made to have doctors and nurses from Barbados travel to Dominica to provide much-needed assistance. This is according to Dr. Brian Charles, who is in Dominica to provide primary assessments for the health care services and the hospital there, and to work alongside the Barbadian military personnel. Dominica remains in a state of emergency after it was …

CNO President Visits Foreign Minister

Deirdre Gittens Top Stories

Barbados will host the Caribbean Nurses Organization’s (CNO) 31st Biennial Conference in October next year. This was revealed recently by the CNO’s President, Elnora Walker, during a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean. Ms. Walker explained that the conference sought to help nurses throughout the region “retool and keep on the cutting edge …