Don’t blame hospital workers for healthcare woes
Host of the Talking Point radio show, Damion Grange has stated that healthcare professionals at the Dr D Orlando Smith Hospital (DOSH) should not be blamed for the problems that plague the system locally.
On a recent episode of the Talking Points radio show, the social commentator said most of the issues at the hospital and within the governing BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), are a result of government decisions although healthcare workers are often blamed.
“The DOSH and by extension, the BVIHSA and its facilities do really good work that they don’t get credit for. People keep blaming the organisation but they are at a bottleneck and the problem isn’t within the organization – it’s outside,” said Grange who is also an employee of the BVIHSA. “It’s an administrative problem and it needs to be fixed at the governmental level.”
Grange also posited that healthcare is poised to worsen if the government doesn’t get serious about addressing concerns at their end. “Until the government becomes serious about fixing healthcare and stops putting the blame on the BVIHSA, the people in this territory will always suffer with substandard care. Not just that, if it’s not addressed with great urgency, the possibility of it deteriorating even more is looming,” Grange said pointedly.
The BVIHSA has faced many challenges and criticisms within the local community as residents often complain about the low staff-to-patient ratio as well as inadequate access to healthcare in some communities. The government has indicated that steps have been taken to address staffing shortages including the recruitment of Cuban medical professionals and offering increased salaries to attract health professionals from diverse countries.
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I WOULD SAY “FROM BAD TO WORST”
Some of those female office workers are very wicked and go through your personal medical records and share your information with their friends and family. The fat one from Purcell is famous for that.
THE EQUIPMENT HAS NOT BE SERVICED BY QUALIFIED PROFESSIONALS FOR AGES , AND WHEN YOU ADD THAT TO THE EQUATION THAT IS ONLY A DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN ( OR WHAT IS REALLY GOING ON DOWN THERE ) FOR YEARS . ALL OF THOSE MINISTERS WHO HAS ( Dr) AFDED TO THEIR NAMES , NOT ONE OF THEM IS IS NOT ACCEPTING THE POSITION OF ( MINISTER OF HEALTH ) 🤔 ISN’T THAT VERY STRANGE 👀 / THIS PLACE HAS MORE ACTORS THAN HOLLYWOOD , AND WE ARE AT THE MERCY OF THESE GREEDY BASTARDS. 🙄 LORD HELP US 🙏
While most of the staff is hardworking and caring, with weak leadership that looks the other way, Sadly the institution has become a place of corruption favoritism and the home of a drug dealing doctor.
I really don’t understand this guy biting the hand that feeds him
You must know or not familiar with the process of servicing equipment at the hospital from your comment. Well, let me educate you, before any equipment is used in the hospital it is checked, placed on servicing schedule and then placed into service.
Health care workers are partially to blame. They decide who they are going to care for and who they are not. They are very scornful. God see for us. There is no way the owner of a private hospital should be able to own better equipment than government. Sadly, the hospital has become just a hospice.
Well what do he expect if they allegedly have a doctor who owns a funeral home waiting patiently persons to die so that he can make money off their corpse.
Its a business, but Is that really so???
Bh ward some nurses are unhappy with their selves always sulky and miserable with the patients
Health care down there is full of nurse that are not from here what about our locals nurse by the time they finish schooling and come home they wouldn’t beable to find a job because all the vincy done take their job i say this is bad for our goverment
Look out for your own ok
It as become a hospice because you people leave your relative and no matter how they call the relative never come and get them are bring a sweetie and I am sure most of these patient relative collect social security benifit for them ,staff have to be buy soap and pamper it of there pocket when the hospital doesn’t have give the staff some credit