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Balitian-Dill Obtains Right To Write Prescriptions

Balitian-Dill Obtains Right To Write Prescriptions

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Nurse Practitioner Myrian Balitian-Dill is one of only a handful of registered nurses who have attained nurse practitioner designation in Bermuda, and she is now the first to be granted authority to write prescriptions locally. A BHB spokesperson said, “Mrs Balitian-Dill received the news from the Bermuda Pharmacy... Read more of this article

Jan – Aug: 1224 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Jan – Aug: 1224 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] road traffic accident statistics for the period from January 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018 show that a total of 1,224 people required care at the Emergency Department due to road traffic accidents during that time period. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board road traffic accident statistics for the period 1... Read more of this article

Turning Point Open House On September 22

Turning Point Open House On September 22

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Sept 18] invites the general public to an Open House at Turning Point Substance Abuse Programme, which provides inpatient and outpatient substance abuse services on Saturday [Sept 22] from 12 noon to 4pm. In celebration of Recovery Month in September, the Open House will include tours, videos and opportunities to speak... Read more of this article

BHB Offer Free Hands-Only CPR Training

BHB Offer Free Hands-Only CPR Training

You could help save a life if you are trained in cardio pulmonary resuscitation [CPR], and the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is providing free training in the modern technique of Hands-Only CPR. BHB said, “The most recent studies in cardio pulmonary resuscitation show that constant stimulation of the heart muscle without adding breaths is an effective... Read more of this article

BHB & Swan Nominated For Excellence Awards

BHB & Swan Nominated For Excellence Awards

The WOW! Awards, an international service excellence and employee recognition programme, has nominated Bermuda Hospitals Board for two awards at its gala event this year,” BHB said, adding that they have been nominated in the Unsung Hero and Quality Service Provider of the Year award categories. Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist Delmonte... Read more of this article

Hospitals Board Select Johns Hopkins For CAA

Hospitals Board Select Johns Hopkins For CAA

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced that Johns Hopkins Medicine International has been selected as the “preferred bidder for a Clinical Affiliate Agreement [CAA].” “The CAA aims to partner BHB with a high quality health provider to help improve services and support education. Six US health care organizations responded to a Request... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Centre Cup Match Holiday Hours

Lamb Foggo Centre Cup Match Holiday Hours

The Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre in St David’s will be open from 4.00pm to midnight on Thursday and Friday, and from noon to midnight on Saturday and Sunday.A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board wishes the public a happy and safe holiday weekend, however if urgent medical care is required the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] in St... Read more of this article

Dr Christopher Price Joins BHB Oncology Team

Dr Christopher Price Joins BHB Oncology Team

Dr Christopher Price has joined Bermuda Hospital Board’s [BHB] oncology team as a consultant medical oncologist, bringing to three the number of fulltime oncologists on staff. Dr Price comes to BHB from Worcestershire Royal Hospital in the UK. He achieved his Bachelor of Science in Medical Science with Pharmacology and MBBS [Medicine] from University... Read more of this article

Nine Students Awarded BHB/BHCT Scholarships

Nine Students Awarded BHB/BHCT Scholarships

Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] and Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today [July 11] announced a second $350,000 donation to support scholarships and staff training at BHB, and also announced the winners of the nine BHB scholarships in 2018 funded by BHCT and a scholarship funded by GlaxoSmithKline that BHB administers. In 2017, the BHCT made... Read more of this article

Jan – May: 649 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Jan – May: 649 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

649 people visited the hospital’s Emergency Department from January 1 to May 31, 2018 due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. BHB said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board road traffic accident statistics show a marked increase in Emergency Department [ED] visits in May. It appears the... Read more of this article

New Chief Of Emergency & Hyperbaric Services

New Chief Of Emergency & Hyperbaric Services

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today announced the appointment of Dr Chikezie Dean Okereke as Chief of Emergency and Hyperbaric Services, effective Monday 2 July 2018, on a three year contract. He replaces Dr Edward Schultz who has retired from BHB. BHB said, “Dr Okereke has been employed in the Emergency Department of King Edward VII Hospital... Read more of this article

$8,000 Donation To Develop Therapeutic Garden

$8,000 Donation To Develop Therapeutic Garden

Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust and Bermuda Hospitals Board announced an $8,000 donation to develop a therapeutic garden for Child & Adolescent Services [CAS] in its location at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute. Lisa Sheppard, Executive Director at the BHCT adds: “BHCT is very happy to fund the creation of a therapeutic garden for the service... Read more of this article

Celebrating Bermuda’s “50 Club” Blood Donors

Celebrating Bermuda’s “50 Club” Blood Donors

Bermuda Hospitals Board thanked Peter Barrett for his donation of a plaque that lists the names of current Bermuda donors who have made 50 or more blood or apheresis donations. The plaque donation is in honour of his father, Leslie Barrett. Installed in the entry hallway of the Bermuda Blood Donor Centre on the first floor of the King Edward VII Memorial... Read more of this article