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Decision On Hospital Response To PATI Request

Decision On Hospital Response To PATI Request

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez has issued her latest decision, this one related to searches for records held by the Bermuda Hospitals Board following a PATI request. The ICO office said, “This decision concerns the reasonableness of a search conducted by the Bermuda Hospitals Board in response to a PATI request related to the number... Read more of this article

Public Advisory: KEMH Roof Sealing Works

Public Advisory: KEMH Roof Sealing Works

The roof at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] is currently having some repairs done on it and the Bermuda Hospitals Board is advising the work is expected to last “several weeks”. A BHB spokesperson said, “Work to seal a section of the roof at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] has begun. The work is expected to last several... Read more of this article

Red Cross Donates Scooter To Gordon Ward

Red Cross Donates Scooter To Gordon Ward

Residents on BHB’s Gordon Ward have access to an electric scooter, thanks to a donation from the Bermuda Red Cross. The donated scooter will be used by various residents who have mobility issues, to help them within and outside the hospital building. Mr Roland Peters, Clinical Resource Nurse for Gordon Ward, comments: “We are very grateful for... Read more of this article

Bundles Of Joy: Seven Babies Born In 24 Hours

Bundles Of Joy: Seven Babies Born In 24 Hours

It was an unusually busy time at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital earlier this week, but all for a good reason – as seven babies were born in only 24 hours. “It was a brisk day in the labour and delivery rooms as seven babies were born within 24 hours,” says Lisa Blyden, clinical manager of Maternity and Special Care Baby Unit. Bermuda Hospitals... Read more of this article

BHB: High Number Of People Admitted From Flu

BHB: High Number Of People Admitted From Flu

King Edward Memorial Hospital [KEMH] is experiencing a high number of people being admitted with complications from suspected and confirmed flu, according to a Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] spokesperson. Dr Michael Richmond, Chief of Staff and Acting CEO, said, “What is most concerning is the speed and virulence of the flu symptoms we are seeing... Read more of this article

BHB: Lamb Foggo X-Ray Service Resumes

BHB: Lamb Foggo X-Ray Service Resumes

X-ray service at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre in St. David’s has resumed, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has confirmed.A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board reports that x-ray service at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre in St. David’s has resumed. “The x-ray equipment at the east end facility was down as repairs were... Read more of this article

BHB Issue Holiday Hours For Urgent Care Centre

BHB Issue Holiday Hours For Urgent Care Centre

The Bermuda Hospitals Board has issued holiday opening hours for the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] in St David’s and are reminding patients that “if your condition is serious, attendance at KEMH may still be necessary”. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Hospitals Board wishes the public a happy and safe holiday weekend. If... Read more of this article

Jan – Nov: 2617 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Jan – Nov: 2617 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] road traffic accident statistics for the period from January 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018 show that a total of 2,617 people required care at the Emergency Department due to road traffic accidents during that time period. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] 2018 statistics from 1 January – 30 November... Read more of this article

Video: Children Spread Holiday Spirit At KEMH

Video: Children Spread Holiday Spirit At KEMH

Not to be forgotten and certainly in need of joyful injection to the spirit are those suffering from health problems, several of whom are confined to confined to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital over the holiday season. And in fine tune with the holiday season there are several activities that have and are taking place in various areas of the hospital... Read more of this article

Spectacular ‘Gingerbread Cubicle’ Wins Contest

Spectacular ‘Gingerbread Cubicle’ Wins Contest

Christmas is a season that invokes festive traditions, and testament to this is a spectacularly delectable ‘Gingerbread Cubicle’ designed by Asia Ming-Raynor as part of the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Human Resource Department’s office competition. Members of staff were invited to participate in the contest to decorate their individual office... Read more of this article

Temporary Closure Of X-Ray At Lamb Foggo

Temporary Closure Of X-Ray At Lamb Foggo

The X-ray machine at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre in the east end is awaiting replacement parts, so X-ray services cannot be provided at that location until the parts arrive, “which we hope will be by early next week,” Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said today.A spokesperson said, “BHB today advises that the X-ray machine at the... Read more of this article

Jan – Oct: 1,489 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Jan – Oct: 1,489 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] road traffic accident statistics for January 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018, show that a total of 1,489 people required care at the Emergency Department due to road traffic accidents during that time period. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] 2018 statistics from 1 January – 31 October show that due... Read more of this article

Diabetes & Chronic Lung Disease Awareness

Diabetes & Chronic Lung Disease Awareness

Bermuda Hospitals Board is celebrating World Diabetes Day and World COPD Day, which both fall on Wednesday 14 November, with two free events for the public. Free health screenings for blood sugar and blood pressure levels, as well as lung function testing for smokers or former heavy smokers over the age of 40, will take place in the King Edward VII... Read more of this article