NWRHA confirms intern gave false statement

The North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA) is also confirming that the intern who claimed to be robbed at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital, fabricated the story.

The NWRHA says normal operations continue.

The following is the NWRHA's statement.

"The North West Regional Health Authority wishes to advise that the medical intern who reported being attacked and robbed at the Port of Spain General Hospital last Sunday night has confessed to NWRHA officials that the story was fabricated.

Lisa Agard to chair NWRHA; Govt also announces directors for SWMCOL, MTS, NCRHA

The Government has announced new directors for the boards of the National Maintenance Training and Security Company Limited (MTS), the North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA), the North Central Regional Health Authority (NCRHA) and the Solid Waste Management Company Limited (SWMCOL).

Jackie Lazarus will chair MTS on a board that will include, 

Mr. Keith McDonald (Deputy Chairman)

Mr. Ian Ford

Ms. Rosanna McKenna

Ms. Averline Scott

Mr. Michael Mohammed