The Ministry of Health, Care and Justice and the Gibraltar Health Authority are pleased to announce the introduction of a new protocol and the setting up of a Patient Advocacy and Liaison Service (‘PALS’). The staff at PALS will act as intermediaries to hospital and clinical staff in order to assist patients and their families.
Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar will now be implementing its plans to record the DNA profile of registered dogs as part of its initiative to control dog fouling in Gibraltar. Following this, it will be possible to identify the owners of dogs who foul public areas and to fine or prosecute them.
In an address to delegates at the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly in Cardiff, the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has said that instead of a "hard Brexit" or a "soft Brexit" what was required was a "sensible, well managed and orderly Brexit" which was in the best interests not only of Gibraltar and Spain but also of the United Kingdom and the European Union as a whole.
The Director of European Programmes for Gibraltar, Mr Charles Collinson, has returned from a number of EU Structural Funds meetings in London last week. These include a meeting with the new Head of Unit for DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the EU Commission, Mr Nicholas Gibert-Morin.
The Gibraltar Museum is pleased to announce the next lecture in its series. This will be the first time that the Christmas Lecture will be delivered, an innovation that is hoped will become a tradition in years to come.