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Bermuda Health Council On Accreditation Of MDL

Bermuda Health Council On Accreditation Of MDL

The Bermuda Health Council provided some information on the accreditation status of the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory [MDL]. A spokesperson said, “In its regulatory role, the Health Council is responsible for ensuring the accreditation of all clinical laboratories on the island according to Bermuda’s Public Health [Clinical Laboratories] Regulations... Read more of this article

Argus’ Thrive Donates To Vaccination Programme

Argus’ Thrive Donates To Vaccination Programme

The Argus’ Thrive Programme donated healthy snacks and water for the Close To Home Mobile Vaccination Programme. A spokesperson said, “Argus’ Thrive, a health and wellness programme that supports your overall well-being is giving back to the community with a donation of healthy snacks and water for the Close to Home Mobile Vaccination Programme. Dr.... Read more of this article

Mobile Vaccinations: Pennos, Shelly Bay & More

Mobile Vaccinations: Pennos, Shelly Bay & More

The Bermuda Health Council has released the upcoming schedule for the “Close to Home” Mobile Vaccine Programme. A statement on their website said, “The Bermuda Health Council along with the Department of Health nurses and many volunteers have organised and managed the ‘Close to Home’ Mobile Vaccine Programme which allows residents to ask... Read more of this article

Pens Donated To Mobile Vaccination Programme

Pens Donated To Mobile Vaccination Programme

A number of local businesses donated pens for the vaccination programme with an aim to ”create a better experience for individuals by having pens available that did not need to be shared or wiped off with alcohol between uses.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Health Council thanks AXA XL, Chubb, Willis Towers Watson, and Zurich... Read more of this article

Carnations & Vaccinations At NSC On Saturday

Carnations & Vaccinations At NSC On Saturday

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Chubb and Zurich donated 450 carnations, which will be given to women and mothers this Saturday [May 8] during the mobile vaccination clinic at the Bermuda National Sports Centre from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Health Council would like to thank Chubb and Zurich for their donation... Read more of this article

Exemption Protocol For Home Care Providers

Exemption Protocol For Home Care Providers

The Bermuda Health Council is advising Home Care providers of the Public Health [Covid-19 Emergency Powers] [Stay at Home] Regulations 2021 exemption protocol. A spokesperson said, “All registered Home Care providers [Caregivers] are advised to:Carry a copy of your official registration letter provided by the Health Council. This applies to individuals... Read more of this article

New Registrar: Bermuda Psychologists Council

New Registrar: Bermuda Psychologists Council

The Bermuda Health Council advised that as the new Registrar for Bermuda Psychologists Council, they are “accepting all initial and renewal registration applications on behalf of the Bermuda Psychologists Council, effective immediately.” They said, “Please note:1] “The Health Council is the new Registrar to contact for initial... Read more of this article

Health Council Launches Q&A Series

Health Council Launches Q&A Series

The Bermuda Health Council has partnered with Bernews as they launch their Q&A Series, which is aimed at answering the public’s questions about the island’s health care system. A spokesperson said, “Answers supplied by: Dr. Ricky Brathwaite, CEO of the Bermuda Health Council [www.bhec.bm]; a quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisation... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access’

Video: ‘Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access’

The Health Council is holding a discussion this afternoon [Oct 29] with Food Fight Task Force, part of the Social Justice Bermuda Collective to discuss Social Disparities in Healthy Food Access, and you can watch the live video below. Related Stories“Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access” Health Council Launches... Read more of this article

“Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access”

“Social Disparities In Healthy Food Access”

A discussion will take place on Thursday, October 29th centering around “social disparities in healthy food access.” A spokesperson said, “The Health Council invites you to a Facebook Live discussion with Food Fight Task Force, part of the Social Justice Bermuda Collective to discuss Social Disparities in Healthy Food Access. “This... Read more of this article

Health Council: Live Discussion On Cannabis

Health Council: Live Discussion On Cannabis

The Bermuda Health Council is inviting the public to join a live discussion on cannabis on Facebook on Tuesday, September 29. A Government spokesperson said, “The Health Council is inviting the public for a Facebook live discussion. “The discussion is facilitated by the Bermuda Health Council on Tuesday, September 29th at 1.00pm with Arrington... Read more of this article

BHEC Conducts Health Business Assessments

BHEC Conducts Health Business Assessments

The Bermuda Health Council recently conducted a pilot assessment of five health businesses, as part of the Premier Level of the Provider Advantage Programme. A spokesperson said, “The health businesses assessed included dental, medical, dietetic, dialysis and home care businesses. These five businesses, which included Island Nutrition and TLC... Read more of this article

ICO Decision On Bermuda Health Council

ICO Decision On Bermuda Health Council

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 09/2020 in regards to the Bermuda Health Council. A spokesperson said, “On 27 August 2020, Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez issued Decision 09/2020, Bermuda Health Council, which considered a partial refusal of a PATI request for statistical records on diagnostic imaging... Read more of this article