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KPMG hospital audit report highlights issues

ALTHOUGH not made public there have been a number of issues highlighted in the Turks and Caicos Islands hospital clinical costs audit. Cabinet at its meeting last Wednesday, September 4, heard a presentation by Gary Brough of KPMG, the auditors […]

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Government warns of cyclospora outbreak affecting fruits and vegetables from US

As a result of warnings issued by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the ministry of environment, home affairs and agriculture has alerted residents and visitors to

Health care audit surprise

In a bizarre turn of events, Premier Rufus Ewing has now told the media that the financial audit of the national health care plan has been completed by

Health care confusion continues

Health Minister Porsha Stubbs-Smith announced again in parliament that financial and clinical audits are underway for the secondary health care provider Interhealth Canada. Only two weeks ago the

Health ministry focuses on substance abuse

The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Ministry of Health and Human Services has called attention to the increasing number of Turks Islanders with alcohol and substance

No review of InterHealth Canada contract until 2015

MINISTER for Health and Human Services, Porsha Stubbs-Smith, told the House of Assembly on Tuesday (July 2) that the controversial InterHealth Canada contract cannot be reviewed until 2015. Stubbs-Smith’s

Hospital audits stalled for lack of information

THE financial and clinical service audits of the local hospital run by Inter-Health Canada remain incomplete. And Premier, Dr. Rufus Ewing, acknowledged that the hold-up is patience trying. According to

New Trinidad hospital highlights exorbitant costs of TCI health care facilities

A new 230-bed children’s hospital in Trinidad, which is being financed by the Chinese government, has highlighted the exorbitant and possibly corrupt costs associated with the two small

Don’t drink the water in Turks and Caicos, warns health ministry

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands -- In an apparent vote of no confidence in the local water supply in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), the Ministry of

Health care central issue in Turks and Caicos by-election campaign

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands -- With campaigning in full swing towards Friday, when the by-election in the Cheshire Hall/Richmond Hill district will decide which party will lead

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