Prison officers slam Govt over grievances

“THE Prison Service is being treated as though it is a Ponzi scheme!” These were the words of Ceron Richards, president of the Prison Officers’ Association while standing outside the Golden Grove Prison in Arouca yesterday morning. Richards had a news conference to highlight the grievances of prison officers, and promised that he would be […]

Drugs woes for multiple sclerosis patients

On the heels of patients complaining of unbearable delays in appointments and service at the Mt Hope Hospital comes a complaint of lack of drugs to treat Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients. MS patients are facing horrors trying to source medication to treat their ailment, says Dr Daphne Phillips, president of the Multiple Sclerosis Support Foundation […]

Dr Sawh ‘race’ probe hits snag

THE investigation into allegations of racial slurs by San Fernando-based doctor Avinash Sawh is now at a standstill because of a procedural flaw. As a result, the Council of the Medical Board of Trinidad and Tobago has withdrawn its original letter to Sawh outlining five complaints about his behaviour and is now seeking to restart […]