• Telephone sick notes free up appointments

    Telephone sick notes free up appointments0

    Over 700 appointments a month at the Primary Care Centre are being freed up following the sick notes and repeat prescription service reforms. The measures were introduced earlier this year with the aim of alleviating GP appointment spaces. The telephone sick note reform has seen over 200 appointments a month saved. The initiative means patients

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  • Calpe House set for Christmas bauble competition

    Calpe House set for Christmas bauble competition0

    The Calpe House Trust has launched a new competition to design a Christmas bauble. The competition is the brainchild of long-time sponsor David Frier, owner of local firm Capital Trustees. The competition is open to all students in full time education on the Rock, regardless of age, and the trust welcomes entries from nursery to

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  • Rock start for rowing marine in Atlantic solo record bid

    Rock start for rowing marine in Atlantic solo record bid0

    British man Lee Spencer will attempt to break the world record for the fastest solo row across the Atlantic Ocean, departing from Gibraltar early next year. Mr Spencer, who is physically disabled, aims to beat the current 96 day able bodied record for a single row from Europe to continental America for a new Guinness

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  • Local officer assists in Chilean army training

    Local officer assists in Chilean army training0

    The Royal Gibraltar Regiment recently deployed one of its officers to Santiago in Chile. Major Timothy Cumming deployed from Jul 12 –Aug 2 to Santiago to assist in the delivery of some critical Pre-Deployment Training (PDT). This training was delivered to members of the Chilean Armed Forces that were going to make up the latest

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  • Work completed on A&E department at St Bernard’s

    Work completed on A&E department at St Bernard’s0

    The Accident and Emergency Department at St Bernard’s Hospital has been expanded to cater to its growing demand. The department has seen an increase in demand since it opened at St Bernard’s 12 years ago. The aim of the expansion is to reduce waiting times. The minor injuries unit has increased in size meaning five

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  • Announcement on new housing imminent, Picardo says

    Announcement on new housing imminent, Picardo says0

    A detailed announcement regarding the construction of further affordable homes will be made before the end of September, the Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo told Parliament yesterday. Mr Picardo confirmed the news during a question and answer session and said “the changes and the technical issues” that gave rise to the delay in making an announcement

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