Breast Cancer Awareness Month – October 2021

October is Breast Cancer awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Most breast lumps are not cancerous, but it is always best to have them checked by a doctor. You should also see a GP if you notice any of these symptoms: A change in the[…]

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Bowel Health and Awareness

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month in the UK, an annual event that raises awareness of bowel cancer. Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel. Depending on where the cancer starts, bowel cancer is sometimes called colon or rectal cancer. The exact cause[…]

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PCR testing to detect Covid-19

PCR Testing (Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing) is commonly conducted at a certified laboratory and takes a few hours to complete with the result being reported within 1-3 days. The specimen for this test is collected via a nasal and/or throat swab and looks for genetic material that comes only from the virus. This test[…]

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Covid-19 Rapid Testing

COVID-19 Rapid Test The Rapid COVID-19 Testing Service is located at Gibraltar Airport. This service is for: Airline passengers arriving and departing within 72 hours of their flight (preferably a minimum of 24 hours prior to departure) Any NON-RESIDENT of Gibraltar (Note: airline travel is not a requirement for organising[…]

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Skin Cancer Screening Day, 13th April 2019

Health Promotion supported the GHA Dermatology Department at its annual Skin CancerScreening Day at the Primary Care Centre on Saturday 13th April 2019. The public had the opportunity to attend this open clinic and have any notable skin changes checked out by the teamof professionals on the day.    […]

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Champion Testimonials – Bowel Screening

Are you 60 years and older? Do you know someone who has received their screening test kit but is undecided on whether or not to take part? Read some of the informative and inspiring first-hand testimonials below, and make sure you (and those you know) take part!  

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