Vanguard Cave in the Gorham’s Cave Complex World Heritage Site has lived in the shadow of its sister cave, Gorham’s Cave. The cave was first excavated in 1997 and a project was started in 2012, with the aim of determining if the cave had passages and chambers that were plugged by later sediment.
World Alzheimer's Awareness Month in September provides Elderly Residential Services the opportunity to showcase the hard work in dementia care that is carried out throughout the year through events and awareness.
His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD has hosted two separate events at City Hall in conjunction with the Gibraltar Alzheimer’s & Dementia Society (GADS).
The Gibraltar Health Authority’s 111 telephone line, which is used for both the COVID-19 response and the Mental Health Crisis Pathway, has now been enhanced to enable people who cannot communicate verbally to communicate with this service via a WhatsApp message.
Read more: GHA 111 Line Now Accessible for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
The Care Agency’s Learning Disability Services organised training for key Care Agency managers and health care professionals.
Read more: Care Agency’s Learning Disability Services Positive Behaviour Support Qualification
The John Mackintosh Hall Library today received a donation of new books from GHITA (Gibraltar Hearing Issues & Tinnitus Association).
In the Supreme Court today, a Spanish woman was sentenced to a total of 4 years’ imprisonment after pleading Guilty to stealing around £130,000 of jewellery.
The Minister for Equality and Health has taken the opportunity during Deaf Awareness Week to highlight our collective, social responsibility of including people that are deaf or hard of hearing in our daily lives.
The Special Needs and Disability Coordination and Liaison Office opened its doors to members of the public this week. It held Clinics in which appointments were given to individuals who reached out asking for support.
Read more: Special Needs and Disability Coordination and Liaison Office
The GHA announces further progress with the recently acquired Cell Saver machine which has successfully been used during surgery for the first time.
The Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo and Minister for Youth, Steven Linares visited Plater Youth Club today in order to inaugurate the Urban Garden Project.
Read more: Chief Minister & Minister for Youth Visit Plater Youth Club to Inaugurate the new Urban Garden
The Gibraltar delegation has had a very productive few days at the LISW. 'It has been an excellent opportunity to interact with old contacts and create new ones as we move to the post pandemic era.'
Read more: Minister Daryanani at London International Shipping Week (LISW)
Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry of Culture will be organising Gibraltar Literature Week from the 8th to 13th November 2021.
Read more: 2021 Gibraltar Literature Week - Interactive and Online
The Ministry of Equality have said that they would like to remind the public that expressions of interest for the current cycle of the Women’s Mentorship Programme continue to be invited.
Read more: Ministry of Equality Makes Final Call for Mentors and Mentees for the Women’s Mentorship Programme
Patients at John Ward joined in the National Day Celebrations. The initiative was led by the ward activities co-ordinator Nancy Tellez.
The GHA’s Ambulance Service has recently seen a number of Promotions.
On the 28th June 2021, the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, widely considered as the catalyst to the Gay liberation movement, the Minister for Equality launched Gibraltar’s first online LGBTQ+ Survey.
The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, together with Minister for Public Health John Cortes, met with the outgoing Director of Public Health Dr Sohail Bhatti at No 6 Convent Place.
The Minister for the Port and Maritime Services, the Hon Vijay Daryanani MP, is in London this week to participate in London International Shipping week (LISW).
Read more: Minister Daryanani Leads Delegation to London International Shipping Week
Miss Gibraltar 2021, Janice Sampere, has signed the Official Entry Form to participate at the Miss World Finals which will take place on Thursday 16th December 2021 in Coliseo de Puerto Rico Jose Miguel Agrelot in San Juan.