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Bermudian Shortlisted For International Award

Bermudian Shortlisted For International Award

A Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] staff member is in contention for an international service excellence award this week, with BHB Network Solutions Analyst Colin Outerbridge shortlisted from more than 20,000 nominees worldwide for a WOW! Award. Mr Outerbridge was nominated in the Going the Extra Mile category through BHB’s online RISE Awards programme,... Read more of this article

BHB: Medical Ethics & Treating Young People

BHB: Medical Ethics & Treating Young People

Medical ethics and their particular relevance to treating Bermuda’s young people have been under the microscope at Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] during the past week. Staff members and community healthcare partners participated in seminars, continuing education sessions and grand rounds during BHB’s Ethics Awareness Week 2016, held from 31 October... Read more of this article

BHB: RFI To Maximise Use Of Lamb Foggo UCC

BHB: RFI To Maximise Use Of Lamb Foggo UCC

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is starting a Request For Information [RFI] process for maximising the use of the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] facility. “BHB is committed to maintaining the current remit of the UCC however the goal is to optimize the use the UCC facility to improve community health,” a spokesperson said. “Current... Read more of this article

BHB: Temporary Closure Of General Lobby Doors

BHB: Temporary Closure Of General Lobby Doors

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is installing new front doors in the General Wing lobby, so access to the General Wing lobby through these doors will be impacted on Thursday. A spokesperson said, “BHB is installing new front doors in the General Wing lobby [where the Pink Café is located] of King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. Access to the... Read more of this article

BHB: Financials & Strategic Plan For 2016 – 2021

BHB: Financials & Strategic Plan For 2016 – 2021

The Bermuda Hospitals Board today released end of year unaudited financial statements for 2015/16 as well as their ‘Strategic Plan for 2016 – 2021.’ The BHB said that highlights for the fiscal year 2015/16 include “completion of a six month strategic planning process for the entire BHB that received stakeholder input from 300... Read more of this article

BHB: Urgent Care Centre Closure This Weekend

BHB: Urgent Care Centre Closure This Weekend

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Sept 16] advised that it will have to “close the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre this weekend [Saturday 17 and Sunday 18] as it is unable to cover an unplanned absence of the Emergency physician scheduled to work at the facility.” Dr Edward Schultz, Chief of Emergency and Hyperbaric Medicine, comments: “BHB... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Centre To Close For Two Weeks

Lamb Foggo Centre To Close For Two Weeks

The Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] will close for two weeks this fall in order for maintenance work to take place, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said today. The BHB said, “BHB’s strategy seeks to improve quality of care, strengthen partnerships and support a healthy community. As part of this strategy, BHB will close the UCC for two... Read more of this article

BHB: Outpatient Clinics At KEMH Have Moved

BHB: Outpatient Clinics At KEMH Have Moved

The Bermuda Hospitals Board is advising the public that its outpatient clinics which operated from the ground floor of the General Wing at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital have moved to 2nd floor of the Acute Care Wing. “The clinics that have moved are: Infectious Diseases with Dr Michael Ashton, Nephrology with Dr Raphael Loutoby and Pain Management... Read more of this article

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 StoriesBHB: Medical... 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