• GHA and Unite announce ‘regularising’ of posts

    GHA and Unite announce ‘regularising’ of posts0

    The Gibraltar Health Authority and Unite the Union have today announced that 81 permanent contracts have been offered to nursing and industrial workers who were previously on temporary contracts. In a joint statement the GHA and Unite explained that the “regularisation” of posts followed “close collaboration” and discussions as part of “positive industrial relations” The

  • 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

  • Gibraltar exercises its anti-terrorist plans

    Gibraltar exercises its anti-terrorist plans0

    Senior staff from across Gibraltar have been planning and rehearsing the action to be taken in the event of a terrorist incident on the Rock. The table-top exercise last Thursday was wholly based in the Civil Contingencies suite in No.6 Convent Place. Named Exercise Assure, it involved officials from the Government, the Royal Gibraltar Police,