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HSSD steels itself to more delays

The new mental health block at the Oberlands is now expected to open between four and six weeks behind schedule. (Picture by Steve Sarre, 6499424)

CONSTRUCTION of the new mental health centre at the hospital has been hit by further delays as Health and Social Services revealed parts of the building needed additional steel fitted.

‘Worrying’ stats show half of island overweight


GUERNSEY must tackle its ‘worrying’ and increasing obesity levels for the benefit of individuals and to reduce the burden it has on the healthcare system, the Health and Social Services minister has declared.

HSSD vote win was no victory

AS MEMBERS of Health and Social Services were defending themselves against the vote of no confidence last week, they wrung their hands in woe and accused their arch critic of unfair scrutiny and a continued vendetta against them. But if Deputy Mike Hadley is to be attacked, it is for pursuing the wrong target.