Category: Dead Babies Scandal

Infection Controls Strengthened at UHWI

Acting Director of Clinical Services at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), Dr. Carl Bruce, says strides have been made in strengthening Infection...

$1.4bn Needed to Upgrade UHWI

The new Chairman of the University Hospital of the West Indies, James Moss Solomon, has revealed that approximately $1.4-billion in capital expenditure is needed to...

Harvey Apologizes to Grieving Parents

Three mothers and a father whose babies were among the 19 neonates who died from the outbreaks of bacterial infection at the University Hospital of the West Indies,...

“Don’t Bury My Grandson!”

A woman is this afternoon appealing to the health authorities not to include her dead grandson in a mass burial of babies, until she has been told about the precise...

Dalley Undecided on Fate of SERHA Chairman

Health Minister, Horace Dalley, says he’s made no decision concerning the future of the Chairman of the South East Regional Health Authority, SERHA, Dr. Andrei...

Opposition Calls for SERHA Shakeup

Opposition Spokesperson on Health, Senator Marlene Malahoo Forte is calling for the new Health Minister Horace Dalley to reconstitute the board of the South East...

Dalley Meets Mothers Of Babies Who Died At Cornwall Regional

Health Minister, Horace Dalley, today met with mothers who lost babies in the recent bacteria outbreak at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay. The meeting...

New WRHA Boss Calls for Overhaul

Newly appointed Chairman of the Board of the Western Regional Health Authority and hotelier, Tony Hart, says the entire management structure of the WRHA must change. He...

Dalley Meets Families of Dead Babies

Health Minister, Dr. Horace Dalley, has met with the families of eight babies who died during a bacterial outbreak at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the University...

Insurer Warns Healthcare Workers who Flout Rules

The fallout from the release of an internal audit of the island’s public health system has taken another turn. The Medical Association of Jamaica Insurance Fund,...