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1,794 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions In 2019

1,794 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions In 2019

1,794 people visited King Edward VII Memorial Hospital’s [KEMH] Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre due to road traffic accidents in 2019, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. According to BHB, “Bermuda Hospitals Board road traffic accident statistics for the period 01 January – 31 December 2019... Read more of this article

Apply For BHB Summer Student Programme

Apply For BHB Summer Student Programme

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is now accepting employment applications for its 2020 Summer Student Programme. A BHB spokesperson said, “BHB aims to ensure the highest quality healthcare through service excellence, education and leadership. “All applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of employment, have completed at least... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Temporarily Reduces Hours

Lamb Foggo Temporarily Reduces Hours

As part of its winter planning, Bermuda Hospitals Board announced that between December 16 2019 and January 31 2020, week time opening hours at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre will be 6-10pm, rather than 4pm-midnight, and during these reduced weekday hours there will not be an x-ray service. “Weekend hours will remain unchanged during this... Read more of this article

BHB Advisory: Road Closure At KEMH On Dec 9

BHB Advisory: Road Closure At KEMH On Dec 9

There will be a temporary road closure on Monday, December 9th at the KEMH campus. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board advises the public of a temporary road closure scheduled for Monday 9 December 2019 on the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] campus. The closure will affect both vehicular and pedestrian through traffic from approximately... Read more of this article

BHB Appoints Wedderburn As Clinical Director

BHB Appoints Wedderburn As Clinical Director

The Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Dec 4] announced that Tawanna Wedderburn has been appointed as the new Clinical Director of Mental Health Services at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute. She takes on the role from Monday December 9th 2019, as Mr Glenn Caisey who held the position for more than 20 years, is retiring from this post. Reporting to the... Read more of this article

BHB Awarded Top Level Of Accreditation

BHB Awarded Top Level Of Accreditation

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has achieved the status of ‘Accredited with Exemplary Standing,’ Accreditation Canada’s highest level of accreditation. A spokesperson said, “The decision follows four years of quality and safety improvements, culminating in a week-long onsite visit by independent surveyors in May. “Accreditation... Read more of this article

157 Visit KEMH Due To Collisions In October

157 Visit KEMH Due To Collisions In October

157 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 October 2019 are now available. There were 157 cases that required... Read more of this article

MAWI To Host Suicide Prevention Event

MAWI To Host Suicide Prevention Event

Suicide prevention is the theme of mental health awareness campaigns in Bermuda this year, and it’s the reason the Mental Health Awareness Committee at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute chose to screen Evelyn, a moving documentary which chronicles one family’s unique effort to come to terms with the suicide of their son and brother, Evelyn.“Suicide... Read more of this article

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