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  • Patients transferred to New Hillsides dementia home

    Patients transferred to New Hillsides dementia home

    • July 26, 2017

    Government yesterday confirmed the successful phased transfer of patients last month from St Bernard’s Hospital to the recently inaugurated Hillsides Dementia Home. In its statement the Government said this had taken place June, 10 and 11. The scheduled timeframe for the total occupation of the new home has been met with the admission of 26

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  • PCC appointment availability is top of agenda – Govt

    PCC appointment availability is top of agenda – Govt

    • July 26, 2017

    The Gibraltar Government has said it is constantly reviewing the appointment system at the Primary Care Centre as it strives to ensure that nobody needs to wait for long periods of time to make appointments when they are feeling unwell. In a statement the Government said patient feedback is always welcome adding that community and

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  • ERG urges legal pardon for historical homosexual convictions

    ERG urges legal pardon for historical homosexual convictions

    • July 26, 2017

    The Equality Rights Group has called for a legal pardon for people convicted of homosexual offences before these were decriminalised in Gibraltar in 1993. The ERG is following developments in the UK, where Unite the Union has urged Home Secretary Amber Rudd to institute pardons for men convicted of homosexual offences in Britain before these

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  • GADS new premises officially open today

    GADS new premises officially open today

    • July 26, 2017

    Chief Minister Fabian Picardo will officially open GADS House today. The new premises of the Gibraltar Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society are located within the Old Naval Hospital complex, next to Ocean Views, Bella Vista Day Care Centre and Hillsides Residential. Present at the opening will be Health Minister Neil Costa. The overall aim of the

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Opinion

  • Dialogue must be three way

    Dialogue must be three way

    • July 13, 2017

    There was understandable unease here yesterday about the prospect of Spain’s King Felipe raising Gibraltar during a speech to the UK Parliament at the start of his state visit to Britain. Given Spain’s approach to Gibraltar in recent years, the possibility of a reference to the Rock during an address to the mother of all

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  • #ThinkingAllowed: The loneliness of leadership

    #ThinkingAllowed: The loneliness of leadership

    • July 13, 2017

    It’s a week since we woke up to the news that Daniel Feetham was resigning as Leader of the GSD.  The shock that wasn’t really a shock.  The resignation that really wasn’t that unexpected.   This is not about Daniel Feetham failing.  As he said “the time for Danny Feetham has gone” – the reality is

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