Wells: We already paid the nurses

Health Minister says nurses presented overtime timesheets the ministry was “not aware of”   NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Minister of Health Renward Wells said yesterday that all nurses have already been paid money owed for overtime last year. During the evening sitting of Parliament, Wells was standing on a point of order, where he sought to […]

Govt. offering free online contact tracing course

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of Health has put out a call for individuals interested in joining the government’s contract tracing pool of workers. A free online Contact Tracing Course, in collaboration with the University of The Bahamas, has been made available for all those interested, the ministry advised in its Friday COVID-19 update. “The […]

Health officials admit to having “mix-ups” in contact tracing and delayed testing

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – As dozens of people express concerns of inconsistencies and delays in testing, health officials advised that there have been some “mix-ups” that have resulted in delays in contact tracing and testing. Dr Merceline Dahl-Regis, health consultant to the Office of the Prime Minister, sought to assure yesterday that those issues are being addressed amidst what […]