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Ministry & BHB Mental Health First Aid Workshop

Ministry & BHB Mental Health First Aid Workshop

The Ministry of Health, in partnership with the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB], recently sponsored an introduction to Mental Health First Aid workshop. A Government spokesperson said, “BHB offers a Mental Health First Aid Course to provide staff and the public with the resources to help those experiencing mental health problems and to guide them to... Read more of this article

BHB Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BHB Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October with an awareness campaign organised by the Mammography Department. A spokesperson said, “For the entire month the Acute Care Wing will be under a pink glow every evening. Join the Snapchat buzz every Friday with the Mammography Department filters.“BHB’s... Read more of this article

172 Visit KEMH Due To Collisions In August

172 Visit KEMH Due To Collisions In August

172 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre last month due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board road traffic accident statistics for August 2019 are now available. There were 172 cases that required attention... Read more of this article

BHB Offering Public CPR Training Courses

BHB Offering Public CPR Training Courses

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is celebrating World Heart Day this year with quick cardiopulmonary resuscitation [CPR] courses for the public. A spokesperson said, “BHB is the only American Heart Association Authorized Training Center in Bermuda and each of the courses offered have been created by that organisation.” Hands-Only CPR “Designed... Read more of this article

New Parents Welcome Baby During Hurricane

New Parents Welcome Baby During Hurricane

Last night was a night to remember for many of us, but none more so than Collice Washington and Paul Morris, with the couple welcoming their new baby into the world during the hurricane. Maya Collice Julia-Lynn Morris was due on Tuesday 17 September but mother Collice Washington went into labour in the wee hours of Wednesday morning and Maya was born... Read more of this article

BHB 2019 Scholarship Winners Announced

BHB 2019 Scholarship Winners Announced

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced the awarding of nine scholarships, worth $155,000, over one or more years. All the scholarships are administered by BHB, with funding for five from Bermuda Hospitals Board [$70,000], three from the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Foundation [$45,000] and one from GlaxoSmithKlein Insurance Ltd, a Bermuda-based... Read more of this article

BHB CEO Venetta Symonds To Retire In 2020

BHB CEO Venetta Symonds To Retire In 2020

Bermuda Hospitals Board announced that President & CEO Venetta Symonds “will be taking early retirement in July 2020 on her 40th year anniversary with BHB.” “Mrs Symonds has given 12 months’ notice to the Board of her decision, 6 months longer than the notice period required by her contract. She remains committed to BHB and... Read more of this article

209 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In July

209 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In July

209 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre last month due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. A spokesperson said, “So far this year, July has seen the most road traffic accident victims requiring emergency room services. “The Emergency... Read more of this article

Improved Diabetes Management For Inpatients

Improved Diabetes Management For Inpatients

After research showed that 33% of inpatients at KEMH have diabetes, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is working to improve care for diabetic patients. A spokesperson said, “BHB is focusing on improving inpatient care for diabetic patients, after internal research showed that 33% of inpatients at KEMH have diabetes. Irrespective of the primary cause... Read more of this article

Bermuda Hospitals Cup Match Advisory

Bermuda Hospitals Cup Match Advisory

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said they wish the public a happy and safe Cup Match weekend. “For minor but urgent illness and injuries, the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] in St David’s will be open as usual from 4pm to midnight on Thursday and Friday and from noon to midnight on Saturday and Sunday,” a spokesperson said. “For... Read more of this article

Donations For BHB Scholarships Top $1 Million

Donations For BHB Scholarships Top $1 Million

Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Foundation [BHCF] today [July 24] announces a third $350,000 donation to the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] in three years for scholarships and employee training taking the total donated to over $1 million. This third donation was made jointly with the Bermuda Wellness Foundation [BWF]. The three donations have funded 28... Read more of this article

Hospitals Added To No-Fly Zones For Drones

Hospitals Added To No-Fly Zones For Drones

As of today [July 24], the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority [BCAA] have issued new Directions [PDF here] in accordance with the Air Navigation [Overseas Territories] Order under Article 68 to include restricted fly zones over King Edward Memorial Hospital and the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute. Map provided by BCAA:A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

200 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In June

200 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In June

200 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre last month due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board Emergency Department attended to 200 road traffic accident cases in June. While the overwhelming majority... Read more of this article