CTMH Registered Nurses Receive ACLS Certification

The Registered Nurses at the CTMH has recently received Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification. This dedication to continuing quality improvement is to provide exceptional care, medical standards and hospital experience for each and every patient we treat. ACLS training provides a set of clinical procedures used for the treatment of life-threatening cardiovascular conditions that […]

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CTMH performs state-of-the-art minimally invasive surgery, on-island

The surgical team at CTMH has been keeping busy after the recent sale of the hospital. The team has been focused on patients, and keeping abreast of the latest technologies. Their most recent state-of-the-art surgical procedures have included some Harmonic Scalpel assisted Thyroidectomies. “From the patient’s perspective,” explained Dr. Sidney Ebanks, Physician at CTMH, “one […]

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Cholesterol Screening: Why it is Important to Have a Cholesterol Test

Cholesterol builds up silently, slowly choking off blood supply to your heart and brain. Get your cholesterol checked. You see TV commercials, ads in magazines, and pamphlets lining your doctor’s office walls – all touting the dangers of high cholesterol. But you feel healthy and have never worried about your cholesterol or heart problems. So, […]

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Childhood Obesity

You’ve probably read about it in newspapers and seen it on the news: in the United States, the number of obese children and teens has continued to rise over the past two decades. You may wonder: Why are doctors and scientists troubled by this trend? And as parents or other concerned adults, you may also […]

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Children Diagnosed With Cancer: Dealing With Diagnosis

Ways to improve coping Most parents worry about whether they will be able to handle the emotions that come with their child’s cancer. But most parents have great strength when it comes to protecting and caring for their children. These strengths come through even when dealing with personal pain and distress. Get help from the […]

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CTMH Announces Scholarship Fund for Healthcare professionals

Students working to become doctors, nurses or healthcare professionals will have a new scholarship opportunity to help pay for their education, thanks to a new initiative recently launched at CTMH. The CTMH Scholarship Fund, given in part by CTMH’s very own Doctors Donate community outreach programme. “Doctors Donate is a way that the new shareholders, staff […]

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The Little Free Libraries Project

Celebrated in September, National Literacy Month is a global movement to commemorate literacy awareness and marks a unique opportunity for people to come together as one and share their passion for a literate world. In the Cayman Islands, a segment of students still leave schools without obtaining literacy levels. It is vital for our community […]

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Suggested Immunizations for Children

This article gives parents all the information they need about immunizations, including the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Making sure your child gets all the recommended vaccines is one of the most important ways to ensure your child’s good health. Vaccines are also called immunizations. They protect children from a […]

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CTMH Receives Caribbean Pharmacy Innovators Award

CTMH recently received the Caribbean Pharmacy Innovators Award for 2016 from the Caribbean Association of Pharmacists (CAP). Sponsored by Boehinger-Ingelheim, CariMed and HIC Lowe, this prestigious honour is awarded to an individual, organization or institution that has developed new concepts, ideas, products, techniques or institutions that have benefited healthcare, Caribbean Pharmacy and the wider society. […]

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National Breastfeeding Month

The experience of breastfeeding is special for so many reasons: the joyful closeness and bonding with your baby, the cost savings, and the health benefits for both mother and baby. Every woman’s journey to motherhood is different, but one of the first decisions a new mom makes is how to feed her child. Here, you’ll […]

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