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Ceiling Tiles Fall In Maternity Room At KEMH

Ceiling Tiles Fall In Maternity Room At KEMH

Some tiles in the ceiling of a patient room in KEMH’s maternity area fell over the weekend, resulting from damage caused by a leak. A photo of the aftermath was posted on Facebook, showing the fallen tiles on a patient bed, and in response a hospital spokesperson said they ”understand this may cause concern in the community and “we... Read more of this article

‘Driving Standards In Bermuda Are Deplorable’

‘Driving Standards In Bermuda Are Deplorable’

Whenever EMT Darius Richardson gets a call out and hears over the radio the words ‘road traffic collision, black male’, he thinks to himself: “I hope that is not my son.” Mr Richardson has been an EMT for ten years and describes driving in Bermuda as “deplorable”, he’s given up riding bikes and sometimes suffers from sleepless nights after... Read more of this article

Holiday Hours At BHB Emergency Facilities

Holiday Hours At BHB Emergency Facilities

The Bermuda Hospitals Board is reminding the public about the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre operating hours over the upcoming holiday. “If urgent medical care is required the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] in St David’s will be open from noon to midnight on Saturday and Sunday and from 4pm to midnight on Monday 26 December and Tuesday... Read more of this article

BHB Appoints Urologist Dr Gordon Kooiman

BHB Appoints Urologist Dr Gordon Kooiman

The Bermuda Hospitals Board announced that Dr Gordon Kooiman [pictured] has been appointed as the Director of Urology, based at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. BHB said, “The appointment of a Urologist was required to meet the large demand for urology services in Bermuda, including diagnosing and treating people with cancers throughout the... Read more of this article

Fire Service Responds To Fire At Hospital

Fire Service Responds To Fire At Hospital

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the King Edward Memorial Hospital this morning, with the BFRS saying that on their arrival they “were met by KEMH staff informing us that there was a fire in the Diagnostic Imaging staff room, but they had extinguished it using a fire extinguisher.” Fire Service personnel entered the building... Read more of this article

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