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BHB To Present 3-Week Talent Showcase

BHB To Present 3-Week Talent Showcase

Over the next three weeks the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] will present the BHB Spring Talent Showcase, with staff members providing entertainment in various public areas of the MidAtlantic Wellness Institute and the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] during lunchtime hours. The performances will be brief, between 15 and 20 minutes, allowing... Read more of this article

Variety Committee Donates $13,000 To BHCT

Variety Committee Donates $13,000 To BHCT

The committed group of individuals who voluntarily organize the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has followed up on its success of last year in holding the second BHB Variety Show on April 11, raising $13,000 for the new acute care wing at KEMH. The event featured a lineup of 20 different acts and strong ticket sales from the outset, with a fun-filled,... Read more of this article

BHB Recognise International Day Of The Midwife

BHB Recognise International Day Of The Midwife

The Bermuda Hospitals Board today recognises International Day of the Midwife, 2015. BHB has 23 registered nurses with midwifery credentials and last year there were 559 births in the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Maternity Department. The day is being celebrated around the world around the theme of “Midwives: for a better tomorrow”. Janet Wheelan,... Read more of this article

CCU Patients Have New Home At Hospital

CCU Patients Have New Home At Hospital

Residents of the Continuing Care Unit [CCU] have a new home in the renovated Cooper-CCU and Perry-CCU wards, the Bermuda Hospitals Board said today [April 15]. A spokesperson said, “Residents had to be evacuated from the upper level of the former CCU building during Hurricane Gonzalo when heavy winds and rain created severe damage to the unit. “All... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre Holiday Hours

Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre Holiday Hours

Bermuda Hospitals Board said they wish the public a happy and safe holiday weekend, and noted that the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre in St David’s will be open from 4pm to midnight on Good Friday, and from noon to midnight on Saturday and Sunday. “Please note that if your condition is serious, attendance at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital... Read more of this article

Traffic And Pedestrian Diversions At Hospital

Traffic And Pedestrian Diversions At Hospital

There will be vehicular and pedestrian diversions on the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital campus on Monday [March 23] due to sensitive medical equipment being removed from the hospital building. A Bermuda Hospitals Board spokesperson said, “The public is advised to use the main entrance in the Acute Care Wing [ACW] on Point Finger Road. Access... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: BHB Careers Fair For Students

Photos/Video: BHB Careers Fair For Students

The Bermuda Hospitals Board hosted a careers fair at the King Edward Memorial Hospital on Wednesday [March 18] for the island’s middle and senior school students. A Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] spokesperson said: “BHB’s career fair gave students and existing BHB staff the chance to explore career opportunities in the healthcare industry.... Read more of this article

Minister: Families Refuse To Take Seniors Home

Minister: Families Refuse To Take Seniors Home

Speaking today [Mar 6] in the House of Assembly, Minister of Health, Seniors & Environment Jeanne Atherden said she is “distressed” that our “hospital is being used as a residence for seniors” as there is a “growing trend for the families of these elderly Bermudians to refuse to take them back home.” The Minister... Read more of this article

Photos: East, West Ambulance Service Launched

Photos: East, West Ambulance Service Launched

[Updated with video] Earlier today [Mar 5], the official launch of the East and West Ambulance Service was held at Clearwater Fire Station in the east end, with the Health Minister saying it “essentially changes the dynamics of how we respond to emergencies at either end of the island. ” Premier Michael Dunkley said, “Bermuda is fortunate... Read more of this article

BHB Hosts ‘Robotic’ Cardiac Surgery Lecture

BHB Hosts ‘Robotic’ Cardiac Surgery Lecture

Imagine having heart surgery and not having your chest cut wide open? It’s no longer just wishful thinking, but there is only a handful of surgeons in the world who do the procedure. As part of Bermuda Hospital Board’s [BHB] Continuing Medical Education programme, one of that handful lectured at BHB last month on the technique. Dr Husam Balkhy [pictured]... Read more of this article

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