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KEMH Traffic Diversion Advisory For Wednesday

KEMH Traffic Diversion Advisory For Wednesday

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is advising the public of traffic diversions scheduled for Wednesday [July 24] on the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] campus. A spokesperson said, “The diversions will affect both vehicular and pedestrian traffic from approximately 7am until 4:30pm. “To facilitate the installation of a well pump, a crane will... Read more of this article

BHB Establishes A Primary Stroke Centre

BHB Establishes A Primary Stroke Centre

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced the establishment of a Primary Stroke Centre at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH]. “An estimated two percent of the population suffers an acute stroke in Bermuda every year. ‘We recognise that acute stroke in Bermuda is an epidemic that contributes to adult disability and significant economic... Read more of this article

MOU For New Purpose Built Hospice Facility

MOU For New Purpose Built Hospice Facility

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] and Friends of Hospice, the charity that has been supporting Bermuda’s only hospice Agape House for 25 years, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to allow Friends of Hospice to develop a new purpose-built hospice facility on the BHB-owned Harbour Vista site, situated at 25 Berry Hill Road, Paget. “This Memorandum... Read more of this article

Advisory: Traffic Diversion At KEMH Tomorrow

Advisory: Traffic Diversion At KEMH Tomorrow

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is advising of traffic diversions tomorrow [June 25] at the KEMH campus. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board advises the public of traffic diversions scheduled for Tuesday 25 June 2019 on the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] campus. The diversions will affect both vehicular and pedestrian traffic... Read more of this article

Advisory: Traffic Diversion On KEMH Campus

Advisory: Traffic Diversion On KEMH Campus

There will be traffic diversions on the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital today [June 18], which will affect both vehicular and pedestrian traffic. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board advises the public of traffic diversions on the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] campus today. The diversions affect both vehicular and pedestrian... Read more of this article

Bacardi Wins Annual Corporate Blood Drive

Bacardi Wins Annual Corporate Blood Drive

Bermuda Hospitals Board and the Ministry of Health today announced Bacardi as the winner of the 2018/19 Corporate Blood Drive as part of the celebrations of World Blood Donor Day. The revolving trophy and certificate were awarded to Bacardi by Minister of Health Kim Wilson. “We are very pleased to celebrate Bacardi, who have won the Corporate Blood... Read more of this article

Photos: EMS Week Celebrated At City Hall

Photos: EMS Week Celebrated At City Hall

Bermuda’s Emergency Medical Services hosted a display at City Hall today [June 12] in celebration of EMS Week after inclement weather previously forced the postponement. The event featured EMS members in Bermuda including EMT’s from Bermuda Hospitals Board and Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, The Bermuda Police Service, the Royal Bermuda Regiment,... Read more of this article

165 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In May

165 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In May

165 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]. The statistics for May 2019 show that of the 165 victims that required services, eleven were admitted to a KEMH General Wing, one was admitted to the... Read more of this article

EMS: Emergency Medical Services Week

EMS: Emergency Medical Services Week

Bermuda’s Emergency Medical Services [EMS] are highlighting the work they do in the community this week, and you can join them outside City Hall on Wednesday 22 May from 11am to 2pm. The event will feature EMS members in Bermuda including EMT’s from Bermuda Hospitals Board and Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, The Bermuda Police Service, Bermuda... Read more of this article

BHB Appoints Jamieson As New Endocrinologist

BHB Appoints Jamieson As New Endocrinologist

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has announced the appointment of Andrew Jamieson, MRCP[UK] PhD, as a consultant endocrinologist on an initial two-year contract. Dr Jamieson started on 4 May, filling the vacancy left in 2018 with the departure of Annabel Fountain, MD. A spokesperson said, “Dr Jamieson, from Paisley, Scotland, received his degree... Read more of this article

Bermuda Hospitals Board Annual Report Tabled

Bermuda Hospitals Board Annual Report Tabled

Minister of Health Kim Wilson tabled the 2014 Annual Report from the Bermuda Hospitals Board in the House of Assembly today [May 10], and said it “marks what is expected to be a process of publishing the next five outstanding Annual Reports to bring BHB in line with its legislated requirements over the course of the coming fiscal year.” The... Read more of this article

Video: Update On BHB & Johns Hopkins

Video: Update On BHB & Johns Hopkins

[Updated] The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] and Johns Hopkins Medicine International are holding a press conference this morning [May 7] to “provide an update about progress and activity to improve the quality of on-island hospital care through the clinical affiliation between the two organisations.” We will have additional coverage later... Read more of this article

BHB’s Nicole Jackson Wins International Award

BHB’s Nicole Jackson Wins International Award

Did you know that there is a team of nurses at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital with specialist training in needle and catheter insertion Commonly referred to as the intravenous [IV] nursing team, these nurses are called in when patients with blood vessels that are difficult to access need IV treatment and therapies. And the Bermuda Hospitals Board‘s IV... Read more of this article