A Statutory Body of the Ministry of Health

South East Regional Health Authority

160-   GG and Lady Allen Bring Christmas Cheer to patients at BHC

The Governor-General, the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen presents a token to a patient at the Bus...


159-   KPH Hosts International Spinal Injury Symposium

L-R Dr. Charles Fisher, Professor and Head of the Combined Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Spine Prog...


158-   Over 200 Persons Receive Free Medical Care During Health Fair at KPH

Nurse Novlette Arthurs registers a patient for free health checks at a health fair held at KPH last ...


157-   Diabetic Retinopathy Programme Launched at Greater Portmore HC

Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, Minister of Health listens keenly to the instructions of the screen...


156-   National Cancer Treatment Centre Opened at St. Joseph's Hospital

Dr. Praveen Sharma, Consultant Oncologist explains how the Linear Accelerator works to Minister of H...


155-   Students and Teachers Trained as Jamaica Moves Ambassadors

Teachers, students and staff participated in an early morning working session during the two-day Jam...


154-   Seven Patients Benefit from Straight Caribbean Spine Mission

Medical team from the Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC) collaborated with Straight Caribbean Sp...


153-   Smart Health Centre to be Built in Stony Hill

PAHO Consultant and Structural Engineer, Ms. Shalini Jagnarine (left), addresses residents of Stony ...


152-   BHC Celebrates 55 Years

Mr. Everton Percell (centre), Dispatcher, BHC cuts cake with acting chief executive officer,  Ms. C...


151-   Regional Office Hosts Staff Wellness Day

Members of staff compete in a smoothie making contest...


150-   Health Centre to be Built in Brown's Hall

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (fourth left), breaks ground for the constructio...


149-   Health Educators from KSAHD Promotes Breast Self-Examination


148-   Sir John Golding Rehabiltation Centre Hosts Its Spinal Cord Injury Symposium


147-   Two Elevators Commissioned Into Service at National Chest Hospital

Minister of Health, Dr. Christopher Tufton (centre), cuts ribbon to officially commissioned into ser...


146-   KPH Hosts its 11th Clinical and Scientific Conference


145-   KSA Health Service Observes International Infection Control Week


144-   Kitson Health Centre Renovated


143-   Historic Liver Transplants Performed at BHC


142-   Flow Foundation Donates $1M to Cancer Care at BHC


141-   Regional Office Staff Receive Fire Safety Tips


140-   High Dependency Units to be Established at BHC and VJH


139-   KPH Receives New Autoclave

Members of staff from the Kingston Public Hospital including Chief Executive Officer Mrs. Colleen Wr...


138-   National Chest Hospital's Physiotherapy Dept Hosts Open Day


137-   Community Mental Health Services at Rollington Town Health Centre Relocated


136-   Bustamante Hospital for Children’s ICU Equipped with Solar Energy System

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (left), and Executive Chairman of the Guardsman ...


135-   Stony Hill Health Centre Temporarily Closed for Renovation


134-   Eight Patients Receive Scoliosis Surgery During Medical Mission at KPH

Duncan Tree Volunteers perform corrective Scoliosis surgery on a patient alongside Kingston Public H...


133-   Cari-Med Donates Diapers to VJH


132-   Stony Hill Health Centre to be Renovated

Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, Minister of Health breaks ground with (L-R) Mr. Anthony Wood, Ac...


131-   PROMAC To Establish ICUs at Spanish Town Hospital


130-   LDS Charities Donate Equipment to VJH


129-   Jamaica/China Bilateral Cooperation Nurses Training Programme Launched at KPH


128-   Linstead Public Hospital Receives Ambulance


127-   BHC Isolation Ward Renovated by KSAMC


126-   4 Incubators and Medical Supplies Donated to VJH by JURA

Dr. Yanique Brown (right), Consultant, Neonatal Care Unit, Victoria Jubilee Hospital (VJH) explains ...


125-   St. Thomas Health Services Observes Caribbean Mosquito Awareness Week

St. Thomas Health Services Vector Control and Public Health staff display their placards during a ma...


124-   Linstead Hospital to Benefit From Tru-Juice 5K

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton speaks with Mr. Peter McConnell, Managing Direct...


123-   Bustamante Hospital for Children Hosts Advocacy Workshop

(L-R) Dr. Michelle- Ann Richards-Dawson, Senior Medical Officer, Bustamante Hospital for Children (B...


122-   Physiotherapy Treatment Now Available at Linstead Hospital


121-   SERHA Comemorates Move for Health Day

Staff Members from the Regional Office (SERHA), Jamaica Public Service, Sagicor Group Limited and ot...


120-   Heart Foundation of Jamaica Shares Sugary Drink Campaigns With SERHA' s Staff

A representative from the Heart Foundation of Jamaica seated (right), explained to staff members a...


119-   SERHA Launches Run and Walk Programme


118-   SERHA Commemorates Vaccination Week in the Americas

Mrs. Joyce Morgan Howell (second right), senior public health nurse explains the importance of vacci...


117-   Regional Office Celebrates Administrative Professionals Day


116-   Lady Allen Installed as Patron for the Friends of the BHC

Her Excellency, the Most Honourable Lady Allen greets (L-R ) Mr. Anthony Wood (left), CEO, Bustamant...


115-   Ground Broken for Drug Serv Pharmacy at LPH


114-   NHF Launches Mobile Dispensing Unit at BHC

Dr. Amada Daley, Clinical Pharmacist, Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC) explains how the mobile...


113-   Jamaica Moves in Kingston and St.Andrew


112-   MOH Launches Compassionate Care Programme

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (left) view the Client Charter of Rights with Ms...


111-   SERHA and Wihcon Properties Limited Exercise Together


110-   SERHA Mourns the Death of Board Member Councillor Owen Palmer


109-   Jamaica Moves in St. Thomas

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (left), participates in a workout session during...


108-   Spanish Town Hospital to Benefit from Sagicor SIGMA Run


107-   Motorised Wheelchair Donated to Sir John Golding Rehab Centre

Mr. James Simpson (right) shakes hand with Mr. Vincent Riley (left), Chief Executive Officer, SJGRC....


106-   100 Restaurant Donates Medical Equipment to National Chest Hospital


105-   Linstead Public Hospital's A&E Re-opened

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton cuts the ribbon to officially open the Accident ...


104-   Linstead Public Hospital Receives Cheque from Trade Wind Citrus Ltd


103-   Bounty Killer Donates 63 Hospitals Beds to KPH&VJH

Minsiter of Health, Dr. the.Hon. Christopher Tufton (centre), looks at one of the hospital beds with...


102-   KPH Receives Equipment from Rejuvenate Jamaica Hospitals


101-   Contracts Signed to Purchase Ultrasound Machine

Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (second right), Minster of Health and His Excellency Hirromasa Yamaz...


100-   Shaggy and Sting Tour the Bustamante Hospital for Children

Sting (centre), British Songwriter interacts with a parent and her child during the tour of the Bust...


99-   Princess Margaret Hospital and KSAHS Receive Ambulances

Mr. Michael Mcleod, chairman of Princess Margaret Hospital Committee, tests the bed in the ambulance...


98-   FCIB/CIBC Staff Donate Washing Machine, Bassinets and Paint to VJH


97-   Governor General and Lady Allen Visits Bustamante Hospital for Children Patients

Governor-General, His Excellency, the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen (right) engages a young pati...


96-   KPH Hosts Health Fair

Patients wait to be seen in the eye clinic at the Kingston Public Hospital during the health fair....


95-   Spanish Town Hospital Receives Equipment from Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run 2017


94-   First Surgery Completed at Jamaica Children Heart Centre


93-   Jamaica Children Heart Centre Stakeholders


92-   Sir John Golding Rehabilitation Centre Hosts Its Open House


91-   Bustamante Hospital for Children Partners with UHWI and Minnesota Hospital

(L-R) Dr. Michelle Ann Richards-Dawson, Senior Medical Officer, Bustamante Hospital for Children; M...


90-   10 Patients Receive Surgery During Duncan Tree Foundation Medical Mission at KPH


89-   Angel Foundation Donates Two Defibrillators to KPH

Ms. Angelia Christian (centre), President, Angel Foundation reaches for an attachment for one of the...


88-   Health Ministry Launches Adopt a Clinic Programme


87-   BHC Hosts its Annual Leila Wynter Commemorative Conference


86-   Contracts Signed to Replace Elevators


85-   ISSA Trust Foundation Donates Medical Disposables to the Victoria Jubilee Hospital


84-   KPH Hosts 10th Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference


83-   HYPE Club Launched at Mona High School


82-   KSA Health Services Commemorates Global Hand Washing Day


81-   The Bustamante Hospital for Children Receives Computers for its Learning Activity Centre


80-   Ground Broken For the Expansion of Kitson Town Health Centre


79-   Flow Foundation Donates $1 Million Dollars to BHC Paediatric Cancer Fund


78-   Mother and Child Statue at Bustamante Hospital for Children Restored


77-   HYPE Club Launched at Greater Portmore High School


76-   Gazebo at KPH Dedicated in Honour of Dr. Charles Thesigar


75-   SERHA Celebrates Senior Citizens' Month

Physiotherapists from the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) lead an aquatic therapy session for senior ...


74-   HYPE Club Launched at Dinthill Technical High School


73-   SERHA Mourns the Loss of Ophthalmologist Sonya Kay Forbes


72-   Caribbean Wellness Day in St. Catherine


71-   KPH/VJH Physiotherapy Department Hosts Open Day


70-   Bustamante Hospital for Children Commemorates Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

A cancer patient points out one of his artworks to Dr. Sharon McLean Salmon (yellow shirt), Consulta...


69-   54 New Community Health Aides for SERHA

Dr. Sandra Chambers, Acting Regional Technical Director presents a certificate to a community health...


68-   SERHA Forging Partnerships with Minnesota University and Hospitals

(L-R) Wayland Richards Chairman, OSDJ; Barbara Walczyk Joers, Chief Executive Officer, Gillette Chi...


67-   St. Thomas Health Services Commemorates World Mosquito Day


66-   US$70,000 Laser Donated to KPH Ophthalmology Department


65-   Angels of Love Donates a Multi Parameter Patient Monitor to BHC


64-   Diaspora Day of Service in St. Thomas


63-   Flow Donates 10 Computers to KPH


62-   Shaggy Foundation Donates Equipment to the Bustamante Hospital for Children

(L-R) Dr. Norman Dunn, Deputy Board Chairman, SERHA; Orville "Shaggy" Burrell; Ms. Maureen Golding, ...


61-   SERHA Mourns The Death of Dr. Vary Jones Leslie


60-   Hagley Park Health Centre Reopened

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufon cuts the ribbon to symbolically reopen the Hagley...


59-   St. Catherine Health Services Support Staff Receive Safety Monitor Training

Support Staff practicing how to use a fire extinguisher...


58-   Nine patients benefit from Duncan Tree Foundation Medical Mission


57-   New Drug Serv Pharmacy Opened at Greater Portmore Health Centre

Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (second left), Minister of Health converses with (L-R) Mr. Fitz Jack...


56-   Health Minister Tours Spanish Town Hospital


55-   Rejuvenate Jamaica Donates Equipment to Princess Margaret Hospital


54-   SERHA Board Chairman Lauds Nurses

Mr. Philip Armstrong (left), SERHA Board Chairman greets (L-R) Mrs. Janet Coore-Farr, President, Nur...


53-   KPH/VJH Receives Donation from KPH/VJH Restoration Trust


52-   Trade Wind Citrus Ltd Donates Two Stretchers to Linstead Hospital


51-   Move for Health Day in St. Thomas


50-   New Ambulance for St. Jago Park Health Centre

Minister of Health, Dr. Hon. Chirstopher Tufton (centre), Minister of Health and Ambassador Malgorza...


49-   SERHA Provides Asthma Training for Teachers and Parents

Dr. Ardene Harris, Medical Officer of Health, Kingston and St. Andrew Health Services demonstrates h...


48-   Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton along with a vector control worker explains the use of the drum covers to a Kitson Town Resident.


47-   SERHA Hosts TB Training for Community Members


46-   Normalcy Returned to Bustamante Hospital for Children


45-   Bustamante Hospital for Children Accepting Emergency Cases Only


44-   Linstead Public Hospital Celebrates 100 years


43-   Cardiac Mission at Bustamante Hospital for Children


42-   SERHA Support Staff Receive Infection Control Training


41-   SERHA Urges Parents to Visit Primary Care Facilities with Children who have Non-Urgent Illnesses


40-   Issa Trust Foundation/NCB Foundation Donate Foetal and Maternal Monitor to VJH


39-   Minister of Health and Health City Reps Meets with Cardiac Patients


38-   SERHA Staff Receive Training in Disaster Risk Management


37-   Local Doctor Donates Wheelchairs to Sir John Golding Rehabilitation Centre


36-   Dental Services at St. Jago Park Health Centre Temporarily Relocated


35-   Minister of Health Lauds Bustamante Hospital for Children Staff


34-   Bustamante Hospital for Children ICU Temporarily Closed


33-   Health Minister Tours National Chest Hospital


32-   Waiting Time Reduction Programme Launched


31-   KPH Nursing Programme Class of 1966 donates 500 sheets to KPH


30-   Governor General Spreads Christmas Cheer


29-   Drug Serv Pharmacy Opened


28-   SERHA Partners with Dairy Board to Provide Milk to Pregnant Women


27-   KPH hosts Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium


26-   Bustamante Hospital for Children Annual Conference Focus on Sickle Cell Disease


25-   Spinal Surgery at KPH Endorsed by Scoliosis Research Society


24-   Joint Statement from Chairman of SERHA and Senior Medical Officer of the Victoria Jubilee Hospital re Gleaner Article


23-   Asafa Powell Foundation Donates $500K to KPH


22-   SERHA Mourns Death of Dr. Martin Garwood


21-   KPH Hosts 9th Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference


20-   Minister of Health Tours Victoria Jubilee Hospital


19-   KPH to Host 9th Annual Clinical and Scientific Conference


18-   Report on Cluster of Cases of Group B Strep Infections VJH


17-   Mental Health Week Celebrations Launched


16-   SERHA Commemorates Breastfeeding Week


15-   New Fluoroscopy Unit Commissioned at Bustamante Hospital for Children


14-   SERHA Purchases New Air Conditioning Unit for Main Operating Theatre at KPH


13-   SERHA Implements Measures to Reduce Waiting Time at Bustamante Hospital for Children’s Accident and Emergency Department


12-   SERHA Hosts Zika Virus Town Hall Meeting


11-   Six Patients Receive Scoliosis Surgery During Medical Mission at KPH


10-   MOU to Establish Paediatric Heart Centre Signed


9-   Victoria Jubilee Hospital Receives Equipment from Nurses Association of Jamaica UK Chapter


8-   Emergency Surgery Services Resume at Princess Margaret Hospital Today


7-   Critical Equipment purchased for hospitals


6-   Sydenham Health Centre Renovated


5-   SERHA Urges the Public to be Vigilant Against Influenza Virus and Vector Borne illnesses


4-   SERHA Saddened by Passing of Dr. Denise Duncan Goffe


3-   SERHA Condemns Threats Against VJH Nurses


2-   SERHA Temporarily Suspends Surgical and Diagnostic Services at the Princess Margaret Hospital Due to Fire at the Facility


1-   Princess Margaret Hospital A & E Department Relocated