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Motorcade To Celebrate IDPD On Thursday

Motorcade To Celebrate IDPD On Thursday

In celebration of the International Day of People with Disabilities, the Bermuda Hospitals Board will be holding a motorcade from the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI], through Hamilton on Thursday [Dec 3]. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board will celebrate International Day of People with Disabilities on Thursday 3 December 2020... Read more of this article

BHB: Six Employees Test Positive For Covid-19

BHB: Six Employees Test Positive For Covid-19

Bermuda Hospitals Board today confirmed that “six employees in a non-clinical department have tested positive for Covid-19″ and that “as a precaution, the entire department has been tested and quarantined.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board today has reported that six employees in a non-clinical department have... Read more of this article

Drive By Party For Louise Franks 107th Birthday

Drive By Party For Louise Franks 107th Birthday

Louise Franks will celebrate her 107th birthday on Monday [Nov 23] and people are invited to help mark this momentous occasion by attending a “drive-by birthday event” which will take place from 1pm-2pm at the hospital. A BHB spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Long Term Care Unit resident Louise Franks will celebrate her... Read more of this article

BHB: ‘Reducing Employee Salary/Benefits Costs’

BHB: ‘Reducing Employee Salary/Benefits Costs’

“We have asked staff to support our efforts to reduce costs, rather than having to reduce services,” the Bermuda Hospitals Board said, adding that they negotiated a “package of payroll concessions” with the BIU which has been implemented, and members of the Executive Team accepted a salary reduction of 5% or greater. A spokesperson... Read more of this article

BHB Appoints Dr Fosker As Director Of Oncology

BHB Appoints Dr Fosker As Director Of Oncology

Bermuda Hospitals Board today announced that Dr Christopher Fosker has been appointed to the position of Director of Oncology at BHB, taking over from Dr Sein Aung. Dr Aung will continue at BHB as a Consultant Oncologist. As Director of Oncology, Dr Fosker will be the medical lead for cancer services at BHB. His responsibilities will include consulting... Read more of this article

BHB Celebrates Stroke Awareness Week

BHB Celebrates Stroke Awareness Week

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Stroke Centre is recognizing Stroke Awareness Week by highlighting the risks and symptoms of strokes for the public. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Hospitals Board Stroke Centre is focusing on stroke awareness for the public this week. Many Bermuda families are impacted by stroke every year. “In recent years... Read more of this article

August: 123 Visit Hospital Due To Road Accidents

August: 123 Visit Hospital Due To Road Accidents

123 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre in August due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board Emergency Department [including the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre], attended to 123 cases in August. Nine patients... Read more of this article

Video: Mental Health Awareness Week Ceremony

Video: Mental Health Awareness Week Ceremony

The closing ceremony for Mental Health Awareness Week was held today, with the theme for the week being ‘Be Kind’, with the community urged to “keep being kind after this week into the coming year and beyond.” Those in attendance included Bermuda Hospitals Board Chief Executive Officer & President Dr. Michael Richmond, Chief of... Read more of this article

BHB: KEMH Campus Road Closure On Oct 5

BHB: KEMH Campus Road Closure On Oct 5

There will be a temporary road closure on Monday [Oct 5] on the KEMH campus, which will affect both vehicular and pedestrian traffic from approximately 6:30pm until midnight. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board advises the public of a temporary road closure scheduled for Monday 5 October 2020 on the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital... Read more of this article

“Be Kind” For Mental Health Awareness Week

“Be Kind” For Mental Health Awareness Week

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB], through its Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI], is inviting the public to “be kind” for its 2020 mental health awareness campaign. A BHB spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board through its Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute invites the public to be kind in its mental health awareness campaign for... Read more of this article

BFRS Respond To “Hazardous Material Spill”

BFRS Respond To “Hazardous Material Spill”

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a “hazardous materials spill” at the hospital this morning. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 7:39am this morning a called was received by BFRS Dispatch of a hazardous material spill at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.“The BFRS responded with four appliances from Hamilton and one... Read more of this article

$1 Million Donation, BHB Doubles Oxygen Supply

$1 Million Donation, BHB Doubles Oxygen Supply

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said that today they “officially ‘switched on’ its new oxygenator and thanked the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Foundation for donating the $1 million needed for the equipment, which doubles the oxygen capacity of the hospitals and prepares it should there be a second surge of COVID-19 patients in the hospital.”“The... Read more of this article

Agape House Patients Temporary Relocated

Agape House Patients Temporary Relocated

Agape House patients have been temporarily relocated to Curtis Ward in the KEMH General Wing for about a month, BHB said today. A spokesperson said, “BHB today announces that Agape House patients have been temporarily relocated to Curtis Ward in the KEMH General Wing for about a month, while work is undertaken at the Agape House facility. “Work... Read more of this article