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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

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