GG brings the cheer
THERE WERE SMILES amid the gloom on the paediatric ward of the Queen
Governor-general Dame Sandra Mason continued to spread the Christmas cheer when she visited the Paediatric Department.
On arrival, Dame Sandra was greeted by a welcoming party including chief executive officer Dr Dexter James, Chairman Juliette Bynoe-sutherland and Head Of the Department Dr Angela Jennings and was serenaded by the St Leonard’s Boys
Choir and the Hindsbury Primary School.
She toured and then shared gifts to children on Ward C7. Her visit came a day after she visited the Geriatric Hospital.
Dame Sandra presents 12-year-old
Jayden John with his gift. Picture by Nigel Browne)
AN INTER-MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE will be set up to tackle the long waiting list of elderly people hoping to find refuge at Barbados’ district hospitals.