Nurses criticized for treating gun shot patient badly

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ST. PETERS — “It is a good thing that there is a hospital on the French Side of the island or else my parents would have been making arrangements or my funeral,” said Shawn Odonoghue, who was shot following a fight in the St. Peters area on December 2, 2018. “I was taken to the St. Maarten Medical Center with a gunshot wound and was vomiting More...

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Dr Ruth Douglass at SZV
By The Publisher On Sunday, January 20th, 2019
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SZV welcomes Dr. Ruth Douglass as control doctor

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten (Sunday January 20th, 2019) — Social & Health Insurances SZV has welcomed Dr. Ruth Douglass as a new control doctor within the organization. Dr. Ruth Douglass joined the SZV team More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Lee gives an update on INSO

POND ISLAND — The project team for the new St. Maarten General Hospital continues to work on the execution of the Hospital construction project. “We maintain a close and positive contact with the three More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Financial Safeguards in place for the new St. Maarten General Hospital

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has been notified by Italian construction company INSO that its parent company, Condotte d’Acqua (Condotte) has filed for Extraordinary Administration, which More...

SMMC Group Photo Groundbreaking for construction new general hospital
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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SMMC officially breaks ground for new hospital

CAY HILL — During a well-attended ceremony and in witness of the Governor of St. Maarten his Excellency Drs. Eugene Holiday, Deputy Prime Minister Wycliffe Smith, Minister of VSA Emil Lee and the Council More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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Diabetes disease extremely high on the island

PHILIPSBURG—“At least 15% of the population of the island are suffering with diabetes,” said Member of Parliament and surgeon Dr. Luc Mercelina during his lecture at the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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SMMC receives building permit for new hospital

CAY HILL — St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) is elated to announce that it has officially received the building permit for the construction of the new hospital for which a groundbreaking ceremony is planned More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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SMMC invites companies to pre-register for public tenders

CAY HILL —  St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) is inviting companies to pre-register for World Bank funded projects that will be up for public tenders and will be published shortly via SMMC’s website. SMMC More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Asthma patient sounds the alarm over lack of proper medication

~ Minister Lee says asthma medication Ventolin is not covered by SZV ~ PHILIPSBURG – An asthma patient has sounded the alarm over the lack of proper medication in St. Maarten, warning that the situation on More...

Minister Emil Lee at Dump testing site with VROMI Minister
By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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Minister Emil Lee addresses comments on dump fire testing results

POND ISLAND — In the Council of Ministers press briefing of Wednesday, November 7th, Minister of Public Health, Emil Lee, addressed the recent comments made in the media pertaining to the emissions from the More...