VI Mental Health Services Unit Recognised Internationally

Wednesday, 6 March 2024 - 4:05pm

The Mental Health Services Unit of BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has been recognised at an international level for its work through its ‘Mindful Campaign’

Safe Haven Centre To Host Food Drive Outreach

Tuesday, 17 October 2023 - 4:29pm

Monday, October 17, 2023 - The Safe Haven Transitional Centre (SHTC) is hosting a Thanksgiving Food Drive and Free Shower Service outreach programme for vulnerable members of the Virgin Islands community.

Ninth OECS Council Of Ministers: Health

Thursday, 12 October 2023 - 3:40pm

Health Ministers from the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Chief Medical Officers, Permanent Secretaries and other health delegates are featured at the Ninth OECS Council of Ministers: Health chaired by Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley.

Statement By Honourable Wheatley With Update On Small Island Developing States Ministerial Meeting

Friday, 30 June 2023 - 3:40pm

Madam Speaker, I would like to take this opportunity to provide a report to this Honorable House on my recent trip to Barbados from the 11th to the 16th of June to attend the PAHO/WHO SIDS (Small Island Developing States) Ministerial Conference on Chronic Diseases and Mental Health and its significance to the Territory. 

Ministry Of Health Finalises Social Protection Policy

Tuesday, 27 June 2023 - 3:12pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development’s Social Protection Policy and Action Plan for the Virgin Islands has been finalised following a workshop with key stakeholders.

Health Minister To Attend Ministerial Meeting In Barbados

Tuesday, 13 June 2023 - 8:50am

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley will be attending a Ministerial Meeting on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDS) and Mental Health in Barbados this week. 

Statement By Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley Statement On Men's Mental Health Week 2023

Monday, 12 June 2023 - 2:30pm

The Virgin Islands joins the rest of the world in acknowledging Men’s Mental Health Week 2023 from 12th to 18th June.

Disabilities Services Observes World Down Syndrome Day

Tuesday, 21 March 2023 - 6:06pm

Director of Disabilities Services Miss Crystal Estridge says this year’s World Down Syndrome Day theme “With Us Not For Us”, reinforces the message that persons who are special needs deserve to be treated as an individuals with their thoughts and feelings.

Community Support Requested To Bridge The Gap

Tuesday, 17 May 2022 - 4:52pm

The community is invited to the ‘Bridge the Gap’ Showcase on Saturday, May 21 at the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park.

Free Workshop To Review Medication For Schizophrenia

Wednesday, 11 May 2022 - 5:54pm

Health professionals are invited to participate in a free Medication Utilisation Review (MUR) of antipsychotics for patients with schizophrenia.