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Traffic And Pedestrian Diversions At Hospital

Traffic And Pedestrian Diversions At Hospital

There will be vehicular and pedestrian diversions on the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital campus on Monday [March 23] due to sensitive medical equipment being removed from the hospital building. A Bermuda Hospitals Board spokesperson said, “The public is advised to use the main entrance in the Acute Care Wing [ACW] on Point Finger Road. Access... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: BHB Careers Fair For Students

Photos/Video: BHB Careers Fair For Students

The Bermuda Hospitals Board hosted a careers fair at the King Edward Memorial Hospital on Wednesday [March 18] for the island’s middle and senior school students. A Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] spokesperson said: “BHB’s career fair gave students and existing BHB staff the chance to explore career opportunities in the healthcare industry.... Read more of this article

Minister: Families Refuse To Take Seniors Home

Minister: Families Refuse To Take Seniors Home

Speaking today [Mar 6] in the House of Assembly, Minister of Health, Seniors & Environment Jeanne Atherden said she is “distressed” that our “hospital is being used as a residence for seniors” as there is a “growing trend for the families of these elderly Bermudians to refuse to take them back home.” The Minister... Read more of this article

Photos: East, West Ambulance Service Launched

Photos: East, West Ambulance Service Launched

[Updated with video] Earlier today [Mar 5], the official launch of the East and West Ambulance Service was held at Clearwater Fire Station in the east end, with the Health Minister saying it “essentially changes the dynamics of how we respond to emergencies at either end of the island. ” Premier Michael Dunkley said, “Bermuda is fortunate... Read more of this article

BHB Hosts ‘Robotic’ Cardiac Surgery Lecture

BHB Hosts ‘Robotic’ Cardiac Surgery Lecture

Imagine having heart surgery and not having your chest cut wide open? It’s no longer just wishful thinking, but there is only a handful of surgeons in the world who do the procedure. As part of Bermuda Hospital Board’s [BHB] Continuing Medical Education programme, one of that handful lectured at BHB last month on the technique. Dr Husam Balkhy [pictured]... Read more of this article

BHB To Dispose Of “Condemned Equipment”

BHB To Dispose Of “Condemned Equipment”

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said that it “will be disposing of condemned equipment in the coming weeks. Mindful of the need to cut costs, a thorough salvaging process was undertaken and wherever possible elements of machinery and pieces of equipment have been retained for replacement use in the future.” A spokesperson said, “Broken... Read more of this article

Hospital Board Updates On Activities, Finances

Hospital Board Updates On Activities, Finances

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today updated the community on its activities as well as provided its recent financial information. Chairman, Jonathan Brewin, said: “The Board committed to keep the community updated on activities regarding its only hospitals. While people were kept very much informed of the big move into the new acute care wing... Read more of this article

Fairmont Donates To Hospitals Charitable Trust

Fairmont Donates To Hospitals Charitable Trust

Following this year’s Fairmont to Fairmont Race, the Mid Atlantic Athletic Club, The Fairmont Southampton, and The Fairmont Hamilton Princess have made a donation of $6,640 to the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust. A spokesperson said, “Following the successful 2015 38th Annual Fairmont to Fairmont Race, the Mid Atlantic Athletic Club,... Read more of this article

Photos/Videos: New Maternity Operating Rooms

Photos/Videos: New Maternity Operating Rooms

[Updated with videos] The Maternity Unit of the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital now has two operating rooms ready for use, marking the first time operating rooms have been available within the unit. In the past, mothers requiring emergency C- sections were taken to operating rooms that are one level above the Maternity Unit’s delivery rooms. Maternity... Read more of this article

BHB Welcomes Gerontologist Dr. Htay Myint

BHB Welcomes Gerontologist Dr. Htay Myint

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is welcoming new gerontologist Dr. Htay Myint, the wife of oncologist Dr. Sein Aung, who joined BHB in September, to the fold. Dr. Myint started work in December 2014. “I’m a patient advocate and I really work for what is best for my seniors,” said Dr. Myint. Trained in Burma [now Myanmar], the UK and US, Dr Myint... Read more of this article


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