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Videos: BHB’s Environmental Services Team

Videos: BHB’s Environmental Services Team

Keeping a building as large as the hospital clean is very hard work at the best of times, and even more so in a pandemic when you have to go above and beyond to implement extra sanitization measures. As one of our Essential Services that has always been unable to work from home, the Bermuda Hospitals Board Environmental Services team has played a key... Read more of this article

MWI, Courts & Police Collaborate On New Role

MWI, Courts & Police Collaborate On New Role

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced a joint initiative between the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI], the Magistrates’ Court, the Department of Court Services and Bermuda Police Service. A spokesperson said, ”The collaboration resulted in the pilot of a new post – Liaison and Diversion Officer [LDO]. On 8 February, an MWI psychiatric... Read more of this article

Hospital Moving To “Disaster Alert Level 4″

Hospital Moving To “Disaster Alert Level 4″

The Bermuda Hospitals Board has just confirmed that they are moving to “Disaster Alert Level 4″ today — which is the highest level — due to “the high number of Covid-19 patients in hospital.” This marks the first time during the pandemic that BHB has ever moved to Level 4.Michael Richmond, CEO and President of BHB... Read more of this article

BHB: Thanks For Support, But Please Don’t Attend

BHB: Thanks For Support, But Please Don’t Attend

Noting they are grateful to the community for the support, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said they “strongly urge the public not to attend the hospital for a prayer event currently circulating on social media” as “if this event goes ahead it will place extra pressure on hospital staff.” A spokesperson said, “BHB is... Read more of this article

Blood Donor Centre In Need Of O Positive Blood

Blood Donor Centre In Need Of O Positive Blood

The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre is currently in need of O positive blood, and is requesting members of the public to donate if possible. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre is currently in need of O positive blood and is requesting members of the public donate where possible. If you are able to donate or have any questions on eligibility... Read more of this article

BHB On Rising Numbers Of Hospitalisations

BHB On Rising Numbers Of Hospitalisations

The “rising numbers of hospitalisations and especially critical care patients is a worrying trend,” the BHB Chief of Staff said, explaining that they “have prepared a separate patient flow to triage and assess Covid-19 patients in the Emergency Department using a medical tent.” This comes as the island is experiencing a spike... Read more of this article

BHB Restrict Visitation, Cancel Elective Surgery

BHB Restrict Visitation, Cancel Elective Surgery

Citing the “surge in Covid-19 community numbers and increase in inpatient numbers,” BHB said they are “ceasing visitation of inpatients and long term care residents” at KEMH and MWI from Wednesday [Sept 8] and “cancelling elective surgeries from today,” adding that the maternity, children’s unit, and ICU “will... Read more of this article

Minister Furbert Visits The Community Team

Minister Furbert Visits The Community Team

The Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert recently had the opportunity to visit the Community Intellectual Disabilities Team to “discuss their newly launched services for intellectual disability clients and their families at home.”Minister Furbert said, “I am grateful for the opportunity to have met with the Community... Read more of this article

Fire Alarm Activated In KEMH General Wing

Fire Alarm Activated In KEMH General Wing

On Tuesday afternoon [Aug 3] a fire alarm was activated in the KEMH General Wing, and after thorough checks, the “evacuated staff were given the all clear to return to the building.” A Bermuda Hospitals Board spokesperson said, “At approximately 1:45pm, a fire alarm was activated in the KEMH General Wing. The Bermuda Fire & Rescue... Read more of this article

HSBC Brings “Cup Match Magic” To BHB

HSBC Brings “Cup Match Magic” To BHB

The HSBC Cup Match Motorcade was rerouted yesterday [July 26] to pass KEMH on Point Finger Road, with cricket sets donated to residents and clients of the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute or one of their group homes in the community. A spokesperson said, “HSBC brought some cup match magic to BHB this week. The HSBC Cup Match Motorcade was rerouted... Read more of this article

BHB To Offer Trans-Oceanic Telestroke Service

BHB To Offer Trans-Oceanic Telestroke Service

Through a collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Primary Stroke Centre will be “one of the first facilities in the world to offer a trans-oceanic telestroke service.” A spokesperson said, “Telestroke allows experts anywhere in the world to quickly examine a suspected stroke patient... Read more of this article

Hospital To Allow “More Open Visiting Policy”

Hospital To Allow “More Open Visiting Policy”

The Bermuda Hospitals Board announced “that it is updating visiting restrictions, effective immediately, in light of the low prevalence of Covid-19 in the community at this time” noting that they can “maintain a more open visiting policy.” Dr Wesley Miller, Chief of Staff, comments: “We are pleased it is safe enough to allow... Read more of this article

BHB Providing Breast Ultrasound Service

BHB Providing Breast Ultrasound Service

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is offering breast ultrasound services “for people with dense breast tissue,” with the service being provided to patients as of last week. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board is on the forefront of breast care with plans to offer breast ultrasound for people with dense breast tissue. “BHB provided... Read more of this article