Crime & Police Emergency 

Police Search For Missing Skerritt’s Pasture Man

The Police, along with the family of 73 year-old Kenneth Dyer of Skerritt’s Pasture are seeking the assistance of the general public in knowing his whereabouts. Mr. Dyer was last seen on 18th September by a family member. However, this matter was only reported to the police on 26th September, 2017. Since then the Police have carried out several searches throughout the island based on information received, but have so far been unsuccessful. Kenneth is the brother of George Dyer of Cassada Gardens and Mary Herberts of Skerritt’s Pasture. He is described…

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Emergency 

Antigua and Barbuda gets a table at World Emergency Services Expo

Antigua and Barbuda will be well represented at this year’s World Emergency Services Expo in New Orleans Louisiana as a seven-member delegation departed the island today (Thursday), bound for the USA. Moments before departure, head of the unit, Shawn Greenidge, explained that the October 1st to 8th Expo is the trendsetter for Emergency Medical Technicians where education, training and execution of duties are concerned.

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Carnival 2016 Community Emergency Entertianment Health 

Emergency Medical Services Safety tips for the Carnival festivities.

The Antigua and Barbuda Emergency Medical Services {EMS} is making a public appeal to Carnival Revelers to pay keen attention to the following tips when going to any function during the carnival celebrations. Have a designated driver. Walk with an ID at all times. Have a phone in your possession with the number of someone who could be contacted in the event you are unconscious. Have your prescription filled and walk with your asthma pump. Do not consume any substance which will affect your medical condition, for example don’t take…

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Emergency Health 

Mount St. John’s Medical Centre Celebrates National Healthcare Risk Management Week

Mount St. John’s Medical Centre (MSJMC) joins other healthcare organizations around the world in celebrating Healthcare Risk Management Week, June 20-24, 2016. This annual campaign raises awareness about the critical role risk managers and safety professionals play in patient safety and patient care practices, quality assurance, safe work environments and liability. It also promotes solutions to help prevent some of the most common adverse events.

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Emergency Health 

EMS continues intense training sessions for medical personnel

The country’s Emergency Medical Services continue to promote safety as the department is currently holding a spine and neck training workshop at the Antigua and Barbuda Transport Board’s Headquarters. Head of Training, Technical Support and PRO Morvin Feidtkou said that the exercise is a culmination of years of research in the EMS field based on spinal immobilization versus spinal motion restrictions. “I know the general public always see us putting patients on spine boards and strapping them down securely but not all patients should be on a spine board because…

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Emergency Safety Youth 

Tsunami evacuation exercise for several schools this Friday

Several schools and government departments will participate in a full-scale tsunami evacuation exercise on Friday as part of an international effort called Carib Wave 16. The initiative to be facilitated locally by the National Office of Disaster Services (NODS) is expected to see the participation of a secondary school, a few primary schools, two pre-schools and three government departments in the St John’s City East and St John’s City West disaster districts.

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