Gibraltar National Mental Health Strategy 2021-2026 – ...

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The Minister for Health, the Hon Samantha Sacramento today launched the Gibraltar National Mental Health Strategy 2021-2026. The primary goal of this 5-year mental health strategy is to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the population of Gibraltar. Its mission is to provide a comprehensive integrated mental health system…

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Visit to soup kitchen at St Theresa’s Parish Church –...

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His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD visited the soup kitchen at St Theresa’s Parish Church. Never one to shy away from active participation or hard work, His Worship worked a Friday morning shift serving up portions to last the weekend alongside a team led by Monsignor Charles Azzopardi,…

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HM Customs seize one Vehicle and 800 cartons of cigarettes &...

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On Thursday 22nd July 2021, Customs Enforcement Officers seized one locally registered vehicle and eight hundred cartons of cigarettes of various brands. The incident took place in the early hours, at around 0245hrs, when Officers identified a locally registered private vehicle which appeared to be loaded with master cases of…

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Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Day – 566/2021

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The 27th of July has been declared World Head and Neck Cancer Day by the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncology Societies. To mark this day the GHA is launching an awareness campaign. Head and Neck cancer is a group of cancers that usually begin in the squamous cells…

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Donation of iPads to Ocean Views – 565/2021

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The Minister for Health would like to acknowledge and express gratitude for a donation of iPads to Ocean Views. Immediately upon notification of Ocean Views going into lockdown last week, the GHA received a donation of 6 iPads with a view to supporting and assisting patients get in touch with…

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Rotary Club of Gibraltar donates to the GHA – 562/2021

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The Rotary Club of Gibraltar and Kidney Care Gibraltar have kindly donated an A5 ultrasound scanner to the GHA’s Nephrology Department. Rotary Club President Jane Hart Simmons, together with Past President, Jennifer Stentiford met with Dr Simon Lines, Clinical Director for Medicine and Consultant Nephrologist and Sister Marta Morales and…

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HMGoG response to SNAG statement – 563/2021

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The Government has rejected the statement by the new Special Needs Action Group (SNAG) which questioned the reference in the Minister for Education’s Budget Speech to relations with St Martin’s School Parents’ Association being closer than ever. The representatives of the St Martin’s parents, as well as of the Little…

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Overseas Territories Marine report launch – 559/2021

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Minister for Environment and Climate Change John Cortes yesterday attended the virtual launch of the UK Overseas Territories’ Marine Report Cards, an initiative of the UK Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP).  There were close on 90 participants. The Report Cards, which can be accessed online athttps://www.mccip.org.uk contain information on the threats posed to marine areas…

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Jellyfish Nets – 557/2021

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This year Government prepared Gibraltar’s public beaches to be as safe as physically possible, with the deployment of the jellyfish nets representing an important part of the operation, especially since these, now prominent features at bathing areas, were not present last year due to the Covid-19 Pandemic restrictions in place….

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Cancellation of large events – 551/2021

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The Government regrets that it has proceeded to cancel all large events between now and September planned for Government premises.  The only events that will for the moment proceed with will be smaller, seated, ticketed events, and only with patrons being double vaccinated and having had a negative COVID test…

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Gibraltar Association for New Technologies Supports HackOnLi...

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As a member of the judging panel, GANT’s Philip Vasquez will work with other industry leaders to support the next generation of blockchain developers Gibraltar – 22nd July 2021 – H.M. Government of Gibraltar is delighted to announce the Gibraltar Association for New Technologies will take part in HackOnLisk, a…

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Closure of the Bella Vista Day Centre – 548/2021

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It is with a heavy heart that the Gibraltar Health Authority and Elderly Residential Services have to announce the closure of the Bella Vista Day Centre as from Monday 26th July due to the rising positive COVID cases in the community. The service will remain available until Friday for those…

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Government issues new Covid 19 Certificates in same format a...

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HM Government of Gibraltar is pleased to announce that it has agreed with the Government of the United Kingdom to issue Covid 19 Vaccination certificates in the same format as the NHS COVID Pass Letter. The certificates are being issued by the GHA.  The Certificate carries security features such as silver foil…

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Safeguarding Adult Lead Manager Training – 546/2021

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The Care Agency as the lead organisation in respect of Safeguarding Adults at risk has arranged for Safeguarding Adult Lead Manager Training to be delivered to key stakeholders on 21st and 22nd July 2021 in order to improve the protection of vulnerable adults in the community. Attendees will include staff…

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar statement on EU ...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar notes the draft negotiating mandate that has been published by the EU Commission. In many respects the mandate strays unhelpfully from the Framework Agreement agreed by the UK and Gibraltar with Spain on the 31st December last year. As a result, the mandate may, unfortunately,…

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ERS closed to visitors – 542/2021

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The Gibraltar Health Authority and Elderly Residential Services have, with regret, made the decision under Public Health advice to stop visits to residential homes. This is in order to safeguard residents against the current high incidence of positive cases in the community and the increase in COVID-19 related hospital admissions….

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