Ministry Working To Cut V.H. Waiting Time

Image: Activity at Victoria Hospital

THE Ministry of Health is working to cut the waiting time of people who turn up at Victoria Hospital for medical attention. The Ministry said that for a very long time, the complaints about the excessive waiting time at Victoria Hospital has been a matter of concern. Officials of the Ministry of Health and the Management of Victoria Hospital have sought to allay the public’s fears about such delays

Storm ‘Matthew’ Hits Massy Food Supplies

Image: The banana production sector is usually the hardest-hit during tropical storms. [PHOTO: Stan Bishop]

NEARLY two months after Tropical Storm Matthew swept across Saint Lucia, its after-effects are still being felt in the agricultural sector. Massy Stores (St. Lucia)’s Perishables Manager, Dunstan Demille, told The VOICE this week that the supermarket chain is currently experiencing a vast reduction in its usual supply of key produce from local farmers whose livelihoods stood in T.S. Matthew’s destructive path.

EU Hospital Opening ‘Very Soon’

Image: EU Officals in discussion with local health personnel

THE Ministry of Health and Wellness held a high level meeting to discuss plans for commissioning the Owen King EU Hospital with the EU, PAHO, the National Authorizing Office and the Commissioning Team for the Millennium Heights Medical Complex. EU/PAHO officials were interested in gaining a firmer understanding of the overall plan and progress to date for operationalizing the new facility.