The New Healthcare Facilities team gives an update on construction industry engagement. The New Healthcare Facilities team has been keen to make an early start on engaging with the local construction sector, as we hope they will all have a role to play in delivering infrastructure and buildings for vital healthcare services. Last week we … Read more New Healthcare Facilities: Construction and Supplier Forum – exploring opportunities for the local sector
New Healthcare Facilities: Construction and Supplier Forum – exploring opportunities for the local sector
Where is the Hospital Pharmacy? The Hospital Pharmacy is based in the corridor between the Outpatients Department and The Parade entrance of the General Hospital. Who is using the Hospital Pharmacy? The Hospital Pharmacy is used by all Islanders who have been provided a prescription by Health and Community Services. You don’t need to pay … Read more Hospital Pharmacy – Questions answered
Tina Hesse is Service Manager for the Early Intervention Service at CAMHS. Today (10 October) is World Mental Health Day, which gives us a good opportunity to talk about mental health, what it means, and how important it is. Mental health as a continuum Often, we only talk about our mental health when it seems … Read more World Mental Health Day: Prioritising our mental health
Chris Bown (Chief Officer) and Obi Hasan (Financial Recovery Director and Change Team Finance Lead) at Health and Community Services, are leading the Financial Recovery Plan Programme. They sat down to answer questions on the plan, in order to update Islanders on the progress. What is FRP? FRP is the Financial Recovery Programme. We have … Read more Financial Recovery Plan (FRP)
With the lodging and publication of the Proposed Government Plan (2024-2027) last week, Islanders will want to understand the full costs of developing the new healthcare facilities that Jersey urgently requires. Spend to date and value across all hospital schemes Our focus now is to take advantage of the knowledge and assets acquired in previous … Read more Building a new hospital: understanding the costs
Supporting people to adopt healthier behaviours to improve their health and wellbeing is becoming increasingly important, and one way to do this is through health improvement campaigns. These help people gain the knowledge and skills to change existing habits, so they can stay healthier throughout their lives. This year, Public Health and other government departments … Read more Influencing behavioural change through health improvement campaigns
I have observed elections from the outside in the past and having worked for over a decade within the civil service, and more recently within the charitable sector, I have often noticed that this initial burst of energy tends to fade away rapidly as elected politicians revert to type and fall out of listening mode.
The following speech was given by the Minister for Infrastructure, Deputy Tom Binet, to members of the Jersey Chamber of Commerce at a Breakfast Briefing on Monday 26th June 2023: Good morning, everyone, and thank you for taking the time to turn up at this early hour, to hear Ian and me talk about the … Read more New Healthcare Facilities Programme: The preferred option and the next steps
Every parent wants to give their baby the best start in life. For those who choose to breastfeed and are able to, breastfeeding provides health benefits for infants that can last a lifetime as well as protecting the health of the breastfeeding mother The Government of Jersey is committed to improving the health of Islanders … Read more Working in partnership to support infant feeding
I will be bringing a proposition to establish an independently chaired Advisory Board for Health and Community Services (HCS).