Cabinet Reaffirms Commitment to Cover Medical Costs for Gregson Joseph, Injured Ministry of Works Employee


It appears that Gregson Joseph, the Ministry of Works employee who was badly burned in an explosion at the Burma Quarry, is still awaiting payment from the Government for continued medical care.

Joseph’s situation reportedly was discussed in Cabinet on Wednesday, October 25, and the Executive agreed – again – that the Government will cover the cost of his treatment.

Joseph suffered second- and third-degree burns in an explosion on the job, on June 26, and was treated at the Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre, from which he was discharged after a few weeks.

While residents were calling for him to be flown out to a burn centre for specialized treatment, the Browne Administration said that was unnecessary as Joseph was warded in a private room and was receiving proper care.

However, the Ministry of Works pledged to assist with his medical expenses.

The Cabinet is now reaffirming this commitment to ensure that Joseph receives the treatment necessary for his full recovery.

Joseph is at home recuperating, but reportedly is experiencing some challenges as a result of the injuries he sustained. (REAL NEWS)

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  1. Hurry up and help the man! You all were to fly out the man but you all were too stingy! And you mean on top of him staying here and coming out hospital too soon, y’all can’t even help him? The government really have plenty nerve. Michael Brown used 2 private planes for some gas but nothing for hard working, ordinary people?

  2. If he was a Minister of Government. He would have been flown out a long time ago.Remember,Michael Browne and his issues with abdominal gas.He was flown to Turks and Caicos and then Miami by Air Ambulance.How much did that cost we the people?

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