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29 September 2016

6 Saint Nurses Sign Up for Nursing Degrees...“This is a Big Deal Internationally”

On Monday 26 September, 6 nurses from St Helena’s hospital embarked on a nursing degree offered online from Derby University, UK. Lisa Rhodes, Hospital Nursing Manager said that healthcare provision on the island has been modernised and nurses have had to adjust and up-skill rapidly to keep pace.

“This is a Big Deal Internationally”: The 200 mile nautical zone surrounding the island has now been designated as a marine protected area. The Environmental Protection Ordinance gave the island the power to be able to allocate the area and also adopt a management plan.

22 September 2016


Building a Firm Foundation for Girls: Every three years the Girl Guiding Association on St Helena is visited by a Guide Trainer. Helen Smith from the UK recently arrived to the island for a two week training programme.

15 September 2016


The Historic St James Church has a New Steeple: On Sunday 4 September 2016, AMD Engineering who is based in Rupert’s completed the project to install a stainless steel fabricated steeple on St James Church in Jamestown. The undertaking was the first of its kind on St Helena, and apart from invaluable assistance from Basil Read engineers whose expertise assured design correctness, it was completely local.

8 September 2016


Dashing the Runway: Despite wind shear over 300 people gathered at the St Helena airport, for the first ever runway dash on August bank holiday.  107 people took part in the event with the youngest being five month old Issac Kellet strolling along in his buggy.

1 September 2016


The Sentinel: Latest issue of the Sentinel is now available to view and download for free
29 September 2016



Features & Webcasts
Patches arrival at St Helena in Governor's Cup Yacht Race 2012 World AIDS Day on St Helena 2012

Local entry, Patches, arrived at St Helena on 6 January in the Governor's Cup Race. The arrival, finish line and stepping ashore is all in this video, plus an interview with Sandy Francis about her experience.
6 January 2013 .

World AIDS Day 2012 was marked with this special report in the Sentinel, published 29 November, by Sherrilee Phillips. It takes a look at HIV education on St Helena and finds out what happens when you go for a status test.
Feature by Sherrilee Phillips

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