100,000 COVID-19 vaccines administered by GHA – 908/2...

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The GHA is proud to announce that it has administered its 100,000th dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This milestone is a remarkable achievement, made possible by the hard working and dedicated teams from across the GHA and the wider public sector. The GHA’s COVID-19 vaccination programme began in earnest in…

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Together Gibraltar’s assertions on the impact of its Press...

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HM Government of Gibraltar describes Together Gibraltar Party Leader Marlene Hassan Nahon’s actions as opportunistic populism that seeks to leverage the Government’s investment in the health services’ strategic vision to the benefit of her further political ambitions. It is incomprehensible and an insult to the intelligence of the electorate to…

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GHA statement on maternity services – 905/2021

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The Gibraltar Health Authority takes note of Unite the Union’s press release dated 2nd December 2021 on matters relating to the consultant gynaecologists engaged within the maternity services of the GHA and is disappointed that it has chosen to take this action.  Following the union’s meeting with the GHA last…

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Special Needs and Disability Coordination and Liaison Office...

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The annual observance of the United Nations International Day of Disabled Persons began in 1992 to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. They set out to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. This year, the…

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COVID-19 vaccination programme to be expanded – 903/20...

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Following decisions by the UK Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation and the UK Chief Medical Officers to change the vaccination protocol in the UK, the Director of Public Health, Dr Helen Carter, has recommended changes to the vaccination programme in Gibraltar. These changes are based on new evidence about…

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Government confirms death from COVID-19 -902/2021

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HM Government of Gibraltar regrets to confirm the death of a resident of Gibraltar from COVID-19. The total of COVID-19 related deaths in Gibraltar now stands at 99. The deceased was a man aged 80-85 years old who had underlying health conditions and was double vaccinated against COVID-19 but had…

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Youth Service Training & Recruitment – 901-2021

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The Gibraltar Youth Service will deliver an ‘Introduction to Youth Work’ training course for new volunteers and prospective employees.  Trainees will have the choice of two routes: assessed and non-assessed courses. The non-assessed course is geared towards those wishing to volunteer, whereas the assessed course may be followed by those…

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GibTalks 2022 Ticket Sales – 900/2021

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside teacher and playwright Julian Felice, will be holding the 7th edition of GibTalks on Saturday 5th February 2022, at the John Mackintosh Hall. Based on the successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series of talks (www.ted.com), GibTalks will see a range of local speakers representing a…

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Government dismisses GSD point-scoring over GHA – 898/...

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The Government yesterday proudly announced a radical Reset, Restart, Recover 7 point programme to reform the GHA, recognising the enormous impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the organisation and the work to be done over the next few years to improve the service offer for patients and staff. Rather than…

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Third round of Gibraltar talks in Brussels – 896/2021

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The third round of negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union on the future relationship of Gibraltar with the EU open in Brussels tomorrow Thursday. The round will be held over two days. The format is expected to be the same as previous rounds and involve officials from…

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2022 ANNUAL ART COMPETITION FOR YOUNG ARTISTS – 894/20...

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Gibraltar Cultural Services, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture are inviting local artists to participate in the annual Art Competition for Young Artists that will be held in February 2022. Closing date for receipt of entries is 6pm on Friday 18th February 2022. The competition is open to Gibraltarians…

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WORLD AIDS DAY 2021 – 893/2021

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World AIDS Day has been marked on the 1st December every year since 1988. It is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and to mourning those who have died of the disease. HIV remains a major public health…

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Miss Gibraltar Charity Auction – 891/2021

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Miss Gibraltar 2021, Janice Sampere is currently in Puerto Rico, representing our country at the annual Miss World pageant. Janice aspires to be an ambassador for Gibraltar and will showcase our community and its people through her participation in a series of events. One such event is a charity auction,…

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Opposition attempt to discredit GHA is absurd and disingenuo...

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The Government is disappointed at the GSD’s and Together Gibraltar’s absurd and disingenuous attempts to discredit the phenomenal efforts of the GHA to review and improve its services, all in the middle of a global pandemic. As with all health authorities, particularly while dealing with daily clinical issues and an…

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Artistically Ours Art Exhibition – 889/2021

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The Ministry of Equality and the Care Agency are happy to announce their collaboration with the Gibraltar Disability Society in commissioning an art exhibition titled Artistically Ours. The exhibition showcases the artwork of service users at St. Bernadette’s Resource Centre and Dr Giraldi Home and can be viewed at the…

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Significant improvements to Mental Health services have dire...

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HM Government of Gibraltar’s significant investments in the GHA’s Mental Health service provision are having a direct and positive impact on patients, service users and their families.  The strengthened arrangements to support people in crisis are central to the implementation of the Gibraltar National Mental Health Strategy, which was launched…

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Booster vaccines keep immunity up – 887/2021

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The GHA continues its booster campaign and is currently offering appointments for boosters to those in their 40s. Vaccines continue to be offered to those in the 12-15 age category who have been unable to take it before.   Gibraltar currently has the highest rate of boosters administered per capita…

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Gibraltar to join TAG – 885/2021

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The Department of Education will be joining Take Global Action (TAG), an International Climate Action Education initiative devoted to promoting Climate Change Education around the world. The organisation currently works with 2,700,000 students and 21,000 teachers in 140 countries to promote Climate Education and assist Educators in driving Climate Change…

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Government is actively monitoring COVID-19 developments worl...

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HM Government of Gibraltar is actively and continuously monitoring the global COVID-19 situation, particularly with regards to the new Omicron variant, which has been declared a variant of concern and has been detected in the United Kingdom. To date, no cases of this new variant have been detected in Gibraltar….

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Red list updated with 4 additions – 883/2021

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Red list updated with 4 additions A further four countries will be added to Gibraltar’s red list for travel, with effect from 00:00 hours on 28th November 2021 (midnight tonight). In order to safeguard the public health of Gibraltar, the following countries will be added to the red list: Angola…

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Busy Schedule for the Gibraltar Fire & Rescue Service &#...

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Like most organisations, the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service’s training schedule, has been slowly returning to some form of normality, after being seriously disrupted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. As soon as restrictions allowed, personnel were engaged in both local and overseas training events, resulting in a busy schedule of late:…

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Christmas Fair Attractions Opening Delay – 879/2021

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Work is proceeding in John Mackintosh Square for the forthcoming inauguration of the Christmas Fair Attractions. Gibraltar Cultural Services regrets to announce that the opening will be delayed slightly to Saturday 27th November 2021, at 1200 noon. Children will be able to enjoy a variety of stalls and rides, all…

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Gibraltar’s new statutory framework for Limited Partnershi...

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After a rigorous review and consultation process, the Limited Partnerships Act and the Protected Cell Limited Partnerships Act have now been commenced. The new framework reaffirms the jurisdiction’s commitment to constantly reviewing and evolving its funds legislation to suit the contemporary age. As part of the process of reviewing and…

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