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Infirmaries to get trained psychiatrists this financial year

May 18, 2023
The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) is moving to employ psychiatric nurses in infirmaries across Jamaica as it provides residents with mental health support. Portfolio Minister, Honourable…

Falmouth Homeless Shelter

May 10, 2023
A new J$25 million homeless shelter that will provide temporary shelter, meals, and bathroom amenities for the homeless citizens of Falmouth and its environs is now opened. The Falmouth Homeless…

St. Ann Infirmary to Receive Special Attention Labour Day

May 10, 2023
The St. Ann Infirmary is to receive special attention from the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development as part of activities for Labour Day, which will be observed on…

Visually challenged woman gets new J$6 million house

May 3, 2023
A 57-year-old visually impaired Westmoreland woman is the latest recipient of a house built under the Ministry of Local government and Rural Development’s Indigent Housing Programme. Miss Joyce Booth of…

PM opens new Male Ward at Westmoreland Infirmary

April 28, 2023
Prime Minister Andrew Holness opened the new J$53 million male ward at the Westmoreland Infirmary in Savanna-la-Mar on April 26. The new building, which can house up to 50 residents,…