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BHB Promotes Healthy Drinks Options For Staff

BHB Promotes Healthy Drinks Options For Staff

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is taking the lead in helping its staff attain better health by cutting all drinks with high sugar content from its staff cafeterias. BHB’s Hotel Services Department has been phasing out its beverage offerings that contain more than 15 grams of sugar per serving. “This policy change will result in the elimination... Read more of this article

Oct 24: KEMH Breast Health Awareness Day

Oct 24: KEMH Breast Health Awareness Day

BHB will host a special breast health awareness day on Tuesday, October 24th at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Mammography Department. The goal is to help women over 40 who have not had their mammogram this year with a special walk-in service from 8am to 11am, and and open house from noon to 2pm so women who haven’t had their first mammogram... Read more of this article

BHB Advisory: Re-routing Traffic At Hospital

BHB Advisory: Re-routing Traffic At Hospital

Starting at midnight on Tuesday [Oct 17] there will be no through traffic from the Berry Hill Road entrance to the Hospital General Wing main entrance and Point Finger Road, BHB said, with work due to take place to install a new well pump. A BHB spokesperson said, “In order to install a new well pump Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Engineering Services... Read more of this article

Two New Ambulances Donated To Hospital

Two New Ambulances Donated To Hospital

The Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda [HAB] has donated two new ambulances costing $197,600 to the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB], which brings the total number of BHB ambulances to seven. “The two new vehicles are slightly larger than BHB’s previous models. They are both Ford Transit type 2 ambulances and were made in the US,” BHB said. “While... Read more of this article

BHB: $350,000 Invested In Scholarships/Training

BHB: $350,000 Invested In Scholarships/Training

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Sept 22] announced that, with the support of a Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust donation, it will be investing $350,000 in scholarships, and staff development and training in this fiscal year. In total, ten scholarships have been awarded. New for this year is a fund for MWI Psychiatric Nurse Development, along with a... Read more of this article

Gift Shop Celebrates Three Years In Acute Wing

Gift Shop Celebrates Three Years In Acute Wing

For the last ten years, Mi DeSilva has been volunteering her time with local charity Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda, and she has been the Chairperson of the Gift Shop since 2013. Her mission? To give back to the community and help visitors and patients at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital feel as comfortable as possible. This past Friday [Sept 15] marked... Read more of this article

BHB Doctor Assisting In British Virgin Islands

BHB Doctor Assisting In British Virgin Islands

The Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation [PAHO/WHO] requested the assistance of Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Director of Emergency and Hyperbaric Services Dr Roslyn Bascombe-Adams in hurricane relief efforts in the British Virgin Islands [BVI]. Dr Bascombe-Adams is a member of the Regional Emergency Medical Team of PAHO and a... Read more of this article

BHB Has Two Certified Dementia Trainers

BHB Has Two Certified Dementia Trainers

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced that two of its Clinical Nurse Educators are now certified Dementia Independent Trainers. A spokesperson said, “Patients living with dementia will benefit from new training that Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] clinical staff can now receive. BHB today announces that two of its Clinical Nurse Educators are... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Care Centre Closed This Weekend

Lamb Foggo Care Centre Closed This Weekend

The  Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said that the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre will be closed this weekend due to an “unanticipated staffing shortage.” A BHB spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today informs the public that the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] will be closed this weekend due to an unanticipated staffing... Read more of this article

Family Support Group Meeting This Evening

Family Support Group Meeting This Evening

There will be a Family Support Group meeting this evening [Sept 13] at KEMH, with an aim to “nurture you as a caregiver by bringing families together to provide free, completely confidential support and understanding for one another.” The meeting flyer says, “If you have a family member or friend who has emotional problems or has experienced... Read more of this article

Turning Point Counseling Temporarily Moved

Turning Point Counseling Temporarily Moved

The Bermuda Hospitals Board is advising the public that Turning Point outpatient counselling services have been temporarily relocated to the old Emergency Department at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, General Wing. Persons seeking services should contact the main office at 239-2038, 249-3403 or 249-3426. New or returning service users seeking... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo UCC Cup Match Holiday Hours

Lamb Foggo UCC Cup Match Holiday Hours

The Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] in St David’s will be open from 4.00pm to midnight on Thursday and Friday and from noon to midnight on Saturday and Sunday this upcoming Cup Match holiday weekend according to the Bermuda Hospitals Board. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board wishes the public a happy and safe holiday weekend,... Read more of this article

Positive Response To ‘New Welcoming Policy’

Positive Response To ‘New Welcoming Policy’

A new “Welcoming Policy programme” has been introduced in the Acute Care Wing units of KEMH this month, which allows patients to select up to two people as official ‘support people’, who can be in attendance whenever a patient requests 24/7, or stay overnight if a patient wants them to. BHB said, “Launched on Monday 3 July 2017,... Read more of this article