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GMC puts doctors’ revalidation on hold

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REVALIDATION of Guernsey’s doctors and consultants has been deferred for six months by the General Medical Council in response to the damning midwifery findings, the new Health and Social Services minister Paul Luxon has revealed.

Gym assistant manager unfairly dismissed

Rebecca Chandler, who lost her job at Curves gym last November, pictured leaving an employment tribunal in September. The body ruled yesterday that gym owner Karen Michel had made her redundant unfairly and awarded her six months’ pay. (Picture by Steve Sarre, 6291259)

A FORMER assistant gym manager has been awarded £11,000 after an employment tribunal determined that the gym owner had taken over her job and made her redundant unfairly.

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Planners back 45m Castel mast

The existing TV mast at Route de L’Eglise, Castel. It will be rebuilt 80m south west of its current site, if the Environment Department agrees with planners. (6291112)

A 45-METRE high lattice tower is likely to be built in the Castel after planners gave it the thumbs up, despite objections from neighbours.

Damning reports into midwifery services

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SIGNIFICANT concerns about the standard of Guernsey’s midwifery care have been levelled at Health and Social Services in two highly-critical reports published today by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Jobs are to go at Phoenix Foods

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UP TO 50 employees across Guernsey and Jersey face redundancy as Phoenix Foods’ parent company announced nearly half of its workforce could be gone by April.

Fans mob visiting YouTube sensation

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ONE of the world’s most popular and influential young internet stars was hunted down by hordes of local gamers at the weekend when he made an unexpected visit to Guernsey.

Health minister election live

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Live coverage of the election of the new minister for the Health and Social Services Department, a contest between Deputies Elis Bebb, Paul Luxon and Arrun Wilkie.