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New mental health facility to open in 2015

August 8th, 2011|

Guernsey is one step closer to having a brand new mental health facility.  The existing Castel Hospital was deemed inadequate more than twenty five years ago. In July, HSSD unveiled the plans for a new acute ward which will be built [...]

C&E consultation backs discrimination law

June 10th, 2011|

At the end of last year, Commerce and Employment published a public consultation on Employment Law. Under the current Guernsey law, only sex discrimination can be used as specific grounds for taking an employer to an employment tribunal - not [...]

Waitrose listens to Gina

June 7th, 2011|

Following a request from GDA member Gina Johnson, Waitrose has teamed up with St John's to provide a mobility scooter in both their Admiral Park and Rohais stores. Gina has her own scooter but can't always take it [...]

2020 Vision gets unanimous support in the States

May 25th, 2011|

Deputies today voted unanimously in favour of HSSD's 2020 Vision.  Deputy Jane Stephens emphasised that it would require a change of attitude for the vision to become a reality and several other members, including the Health Minister, picked up on [...]

A glimpse of the future with 2020 Vision

April 28th, 2011|

As Peter Porter said of HSSD's 2020 Vision in Business Brief magazine this month "Once in a while, something comes along that almost restores your faith in government". GDA members were inclined to agree and, having been critical of HSSD actions [...]

Guernsey fails to make the top 75

April 20th, 2011|

There was a interesting interview on Jenny Kendall Tobias's show on Radio Guernsey this morning (April 20th) with a lady from Motability in the UK in response to the fact that Guernsey has NOT been included in their recent guide [...]

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