Polyclinics To Close Early Tomorrow

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The Winston Scott Polyclinic, at Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael, and the David Thompson Health and Social Services Complex, at Glebe Land, St. John, will close at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17. The early closure is to facilitate a staff meeting.  As a result, the Fast Track Service at the Winston Scott Polyclinic has also been cancelled. The Ministry of …

Free Health Care For Resident CARICOM Nationals

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The Ministry of Health and Wellness is preparing a document to take to Cabinet which will provide for free health care for all CARICOM nationals residing in Barbados, whether or not they are skilled nationals. News of this came from Health and Wellness Minister, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, today as he delivered the feature address at the opening ceremony of …

Winston Scott Polyclinic’s Reopening Delayed

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The public is advised that the reopening of the Winston Scott Polyclinic has been postponed until 12 noon tomorrow, Tuesday, March 26. This is to allow the Ministry of Health and Wellness more time to sanitize the clinical areas, after deep cleaning over the weekend, to make the polyclinic medically fit to receive patients. The ministry apologizes for any inconvenience …

New Safety Measures At Winston Scott

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Starting Monday, March 25, persons visiting the Winston Scott Polyclinic, at Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael, will encounter a number of new measures being instituted to safeguard both staff and patients at the facility. The Ministry of Health and Wellness announced today that the polyclinic, which has been closed since last Thursday, after two violent incidents on the compound, will open …

Winston Scott To Remain Closed This Week

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The Winston Scott Polyclinic will remain closed for the rest of the week to facilitate an upgrade of safety measures on the compound and industrial cleaning.  It reopens on Monday, March 25. News of this came from Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, as he met with staff of the facility, after nurses walked off the job …

Concern About Aggressive Behaviour At Polyclinic

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The Ministry of Health and Wellness is concerned about aggressive and threatening behaviour being exhibited by some members of the public within the public healthcare system. Nurses at the Winston Scott Polyclinic walked off the job today citing safety concerns for staff and patients. This followed the second incident at the polyclinic in two weeks. As a consequence, it became …

24 Hour Polyclinic Service Coming June 1

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The 24-hour health care service, to be introduced at two of the island’s polyclinics, will be officially launched on June 1. From that date, patients will be able to access medical care on a continuous basis, Monday through Sunday, at the Winston Scott Polyclinic, Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael, and the David Thompson Health and Social Services Complex, Glebe Land, St. …

Polyclinics To Close Early For Staff Meetings

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Winston Scott Polyclinic at Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael, will close early on Friday, September 7, to facilitate a staff meeting. On Monday, September 10, a staff meeting at the David Thompson Health and Social Services Complex, Glebe Land, St. John, will also result in the early closure of that facility. Both polyclinics will close at 2:00 p.m. The Fast …

Change In Telephone Numbers At Polyclinics

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The public is asked to note that the telephone numbers at the Branford Taitt Polyclinic, Black Rock, St. Michael and the Winston Scott Polyclinic, Jemmotts Lane, St. Michael, have been changed. The new number at the Branford Taitt Polyclinic is 536-3700 and at the Winston Scott Polyclinic – 536-3400. joy.springer@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Polyclinics To Close Early Tomorrow anemptytextlline …

Ministry of Health Issues Notice

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The Ministry of Health today issued an abatement notice instructing Project Recycling Limited at Lower Estate, St. Michael, to cease its operations. The company has also been ordered to clear the site of all materials within four weeks. The order came after an investigation which revealed that the site was being used as a dump as well as numerous complaints …