STARK REALITY FOR PREGNANT WOMEN: Three maternal deaths in the past six weeks; 10 since March 2020

COVID-19 could tremendously impact the country’s maternal mortality rate NASSAU, BAHAMAS — There have been 10 maternal deaths at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 and three within the past six weeks, said Head of PMH Obstetrics and Gynecology Department Dr Richard Braham. During a Public Hospitals […]

PHA announces new appointments at Sandilands and PMH

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) yesterday announced the appointment of Jessica Cartwright as acting hospital administrator of Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre (SRC) and Charlene Davis as principal nursing officer (PNO) at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH), both with effect from April 6, 2021. A former educator, Cartwright earned her Master of Health Administration (honors) […]

“People are dying due to lack of care”: Mother recounts horrific birthing experience at PMH

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Dozens of women have taken to social media to recount horrific experiences at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Maternity Ward – many revealing they’ve lost their children in the process. Conditions at the facility have been severely strained during the COVID-19 pandemic. The firestorm was sparked by a Facebook post from 35-year-old mother […]