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BHCT Sets Deadline For Buy A Brick Campaign

BHCT Sets Deadline For Buy A Brick Campaign

With summer winding down, the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] is getting ready to ramp up the legacy brick campaign again with the hope of installing close to Christmas, setting a purchase deadline of October 21, 2016 for installation by the holiday. A spokesperson said, “The bricks are a way for people to leave their mark, to leave... Read more of this article

New Hours For Craig Appin House Reception

New Hours For Craig Appin House Reception

Bermuda Hospitals Board is advising the public that as of Monday, August 7, the reception desk at its Craig Appin House location will open at 9.00am and close at 4.30pm. A spokesperson said, “Craig Appin House is at 8 Wesley Street, Hamilton. The new hours will be in place until further notice.” Related StoriesBermuda To Celebrate... Read more of this article

Cup Match Holiday: Public Urged To Drive Safely

Cup Match Holiday: Public Urged To Drive Safely

On the eve of the Cup Match holiday weekend, the Bermuda Hospitals Board and the Bermuda Road Safety Council are urging the public to drive safely and responsibly. “We urge the public not to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol,” said Bermuda Road Safety Council Chairperson Erica Rance Mills. “Please remember you are also at risk... Read more of this article

Hospital Calls For O Negative Blood Donors

Hospital Calls For O Negative Blood Donors

The Bermuda Hospitals Board today is asking for O negative blood donors to donate on the Tuesday and Wednesday before Cup Match, to ensure blood supplies are available over the long holiday weekend. Donors are asked to call 236-5067 to make an appointment. Dr Eyitayo Fakunle, Consultant Haematologist, said, “We have a short donation week due to the... Read more of this article

BHB: Visiting Lamb Foggo & KEMH Emergency

BHB: Visiting Lamb Foggo & KEMH Emergency

In advance of the upcoming holiday, the Bermuda Hospitals Board has reminded everyone of the opening hours of the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre in St David’s and the approximate wait times at the KEMH Emergency Department. The BHB said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] wishes the public a happy and safe holiday weekend. However, if medical care... Read more of this article

Agape House Reopens, Renovations Complete

Agape House Reopens, Renovations Complete

The Bermuda Hospitals Board is advising the public that renovations to Agape House have been completed and patients are now back in rooms there. “In February the hospice’s operations temporarily moved inside the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] so that repairs; including electrical, plumbing and flooring upgrades, could be undertaken,”... Read more of this article

No Smoking On BHB Grounds Effective August 1

No Smoking On BHB Grounds Effective August 1

“No smoking will be allowed anywhere on the grounds of the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital or the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre,” the BHB said, as “starting Monday 1 August 2016 it will be an offence to smoke anywhere on these properties.” “The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is collaborating with the Ministry of Health... Read more of this article

BHB Awards Certificates To 3 Culinary Students

BHB Awards Certificates To 3 Culinary Students

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has announced the successful completion of its first culinary internship by three Bermuda College students, including Jay-Onni Outerbridge, Farah Ming and Chioma Lawrence. A spokesperson said, “The program began this year after BHB Hotel Services Manager Jerome Swainson and Food Services Manager Lynn Fubler learned... Read more of this article

BHB Releases CEO Salary Data: $441K, $474K

BHB Releases CEO Salary Data: $441K, $474K

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has released information pertaining to the basic pay plus incentives for the chief executive officer position. BHB Chairman Peter Everson said, “On 16 May 2016, Bermuda Hospitals Board publicly disclosed the chief executive officer’s annual salary for the previous five fiscal years through FY2015/16. This information... Read more of this article

Hospitals Board Releases 2012 Annual Report

Hospitals Board Releases 2012 Annual Report

Bermuda Hospitals Board announced the publication of its 2012 Annual Report, saying that the Report was “delayed by a review, called for by the Auditor General in 2013, into the financial statements of 2011-12. An unqualified audit has been achieved for the year.” Peter Everson, Chairman of the Board, comments: “On behalf of the Board,... Read more of this article

Former KEMH Emergency Entrance Closed

Former KEMH Emergency Entrance Closed

The Bermuda Hospitals Board is advising the public that the old Emergency Department entrance of the General Wing will be closed from today [July 6] through Sunday, July 10, reopening on Monday, July 11. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board is advising the public that the old Emergency Department entrance of the General Wing will be closed... Read more of this article

Photos: Tributes ‘Etched In Stone’ At KEMH

Photos: Tributes ‘Etched In Stone’ At KEMH

At noon yesterday [July 5], a small group of supporters gathered to have their photos taken with the engraved bricks they purchased to honour family members, friends and loved ones at the entrance to the new Acute Care Wing at the King Edward Memorial Hospital. A spokesperson said, “As an ongoing fundraising campaign for the Bermuda Hospitals... Read more of this article

244 Pints Celebrated As Six Blood Donors Retire

244 Pints Celebrated As Six Blood Donors Retire

The Bermuda Hospitals Board has recognised six individuals who have collectively donated a total of 244 pints of blood, but who are now having to retire from donating. The celebrated blood donors included Dr. James Burnett-Herkes with 50 donations over 33 years; Veronica Chameau with 36 donations over 16 years; Virginia Olander with 21 donations over... Read more of this article