Health Minister Tufton calls for speedy investigation into attack on Falmouth Hospital

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Yesterday’s attack on the Falmouth Hospital has been condemned by Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton. The attack came as a result of a stone and bottle throwing incident by alleged associates of Dwayne “Dodi” Falconer. Falconer died yesterday morning from injuries received in a motor vehicle accident along the Martha Brae main road. The crowd that...

Falmouth man dies in crash: Falmouth Hospital attacked and damaged

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Angry associates of a Falmouth man damaged a section of the Falmouth hospital this morning. The damages were done to the glass facade of the Accident and Emergency Department. See Falmouth hospital Attacked After Crash Victim Dies (Gleaner). 34-year-old Dwayne ‘Dodi’ Falconer who resided in Florence Hall, died this morning at the Falmouth Hospital after...

Falmouth Hospital receives donation of a portable ultrasound machine

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After 2 years, the Falmouth Hospital now has a portable ultrasound machine, thanks to a US$25,000 donation from The Links Incorporated Milwaukee Chapter from the US. From WTMJ – Milwaukee The Links Incorporated Milwaukee Chapter recently returned from a trip to Jamaica to deliver a lifesaving machine. It was the culmination of two years of fundraising....

Port Authority commits to Trelawny health sector with donation to Friends of Falmouth Hospital

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PAJ Committed to Falmouth Hospital The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) underlined its commitment  to the Trelawny health sector with a donation to the pediatric department through Friends of Falmouth Hospital. According to Professor Gordon Shirley, President and CEO of Port Authority of Jamaica, it is necessary for Falmouth to have a first class hospital...

Friends of Falmouth Hospital voluntarily assisting Trelawny health sector for over 40 years

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The Friends of Falmouth Hospital is one of the oldest charities in the parish of Trelawny. They have voluntarily assisted the Trelawny health sector for over 40 years. The current group is led by Mrs. Sheona Muschett (Chairperson), Winsome Harper (Director) and Mrs. Florence Logan (Secretary), Lily Hall (Treasurer). The group has undertaken several projects,...

Emancipation and Independence Day babies honoured at Falmouth Hospital 2016

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The first and second babies born on both Emancipation Day (August 1) and Independence Day (August 6) 2016, were honoured yesterday at the Falmouth Hospital. The mothers of the babies received clothing, toys and other gifts donated from Toronto, Canada. This is the sixth consecutive year that babies born on these dates are being honoured,...

Two drivers killed in Trelawny motor vehicle crash near Falmouth

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Two more drivers have been killed in a Trelawny motor vehicle accident. The latest two were killed in a head-on collision in the vicinity of Bogue Gate. This follows an accident on Monday night on the Braco Main Road when the videographer for dancehall deejay Aidonia was killed. The Braco accident follows another on the...