Tag: Bermuda Hospitals

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

Meet BHB’s New Oncologist: Dr Sein Aung

Meet BHB’s New Oncologist: Dr Sein Aung

Oncologist Dr Sein Aung joined the staff of Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] in September soon after the department had moved services to the new Acute Care Wing. He resigned his positions as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Centre and Director of Hematology and Oncology Education at Medstar Franklin Square... Read more of this article

BBFS Donates Christmas Tree To KEMH Ward

BBFS Donates Christmas Tree To KEMH Ward

Bermuda’s Brazilian Football School [BBFS], via a generous donation, has provided and decorated a Christmas tree for the Gosling Ward at the King Edward Memorial Hospital, saying that they look forward to “making this an annual event.” The tree was decorated by members, parents, and friends of BBFS in order to offer the spirit of Christmas... Read more of this article

Hospitals Auxiliary Donate Two New Ambulances

Hospitals Auxiliary Donate Two New Ambulances

Bermuda Hospitals Board and the Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda today [Dec 11] celebrated the arrival of two new ambulances and a van for the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute today, all donated by the HAB at a cost of over $300,000. This is just a part of an allocation of over $600,000 that the HAB have agreed to pay BHB this year for the vehicles and... Read more of this article

BESCO Awarded MWI Sewage Plant Contract

BESCO Awarded MWI Sewage Plant Contract

The contract for the new sewage treatment plant at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute has been awarded to BESCO, the BHB said today. A spokesperson said, “Four locally established companies were invited to bid on the project, and after an in-depth technical, bid analysis and company review BESCO were successful with the award. “The new... Read more of this article

Hospital Offers Free Lung Testing For COPD

Hospital Offers Free Lung Testing For COPD

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] will offer free lung testing for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease [COPD] next week in the lobby of the new Acute Care Wing on Point Finger Road. The testing will be available to smokers or former smokers over the age of 40. The screenings will take place on Wednesday, 12 November between 11 am and 2 pm as part of COPD... Read more of this article


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