Alderney

Alderney set for independent health review

Alderney's Mignot Memorial Hospital.

AN INDEPENDENT review of health and social care need, provision and governance in Alderney will be one of the first steps in restoring public confidence in health care services there, said the island’s Policy and Finance Committee chairman.

Alderney Sailing Club Commodore dies

Chris Walker

TRIBUTES have been flooding in this week to Chris Walker, Commodore of Alderney Sailing Club, who died on Monday after a two-year battle with cancer.

Mignot safety fears over lack of doctors

Alderney’s Island Medical Practice may have to withdraw its cover of the Mignot Memorial Hospital due to a paucity of doctors at the practice.

ALDERNEY’S Island Medical Practice may be forced to withdraw from work at the island’s Mignot Memorial Hospital if more money is not provided for an additional surgery doctor, the surgery’s principal partner has warned.

HSSD accepts Lyons lessons

Picture by Emma Pinch. 10-07-15Dr Rory Lyons in Alderney.

HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES will implement eight recommendations made in a damning review into the department’s handling of the investigation into Dr Rory Lyons, pictured.

HSSD chief will answer questions on Lyons case

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HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES chief officer Dr Carol Tozer will answer questions ‘in the near future’ over the department’s much-criticised handling of the case surrounding Alderney GP Dr Rory Lyons.

HSSD in Alderney ‘has a long way to go on trust’

Picture by Emma Pinch. 10-07-15Dr Rory Lyons in Alderney.

EVENTS in Alderney over the past 11 months have been ‘profoundly damaging’ for the personal and professional life of one of its doctors, health services in the island and trust in Health and Social Services, the States of Alderney has said.