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Donate Blood In Honour Of A Loved One

Donate Blood In Honour Of A Loved One

Struggling to know what to get someone you love for Christmas? This year you can donate blood in their honour and give them a special Christmas Card thanking them for helping save a life over the holidays. Everyone who donates blood from Monday 11 December through to the New Year, will be able to write a note for the person they love in a special card... Read more of this article

1,556 Visit ER Due To Road Accidents In 2017

1,556 Visit ER Due To Road Accidents In 2017

1,556 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department as far this year due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban said, “Road traffic accidents are taking a terrible toll... Read more of this article

BHB Wins At 2017 International WOW! Awards

BHB Wins At 2017 International WOW! Awards

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has been voted Workplace of the Year by the international employee recognition programme The WOW! Awards. BHB’s Child and Adolescent Services placed second in the WOW! What a Team category. BHB was shortlisted in the two categories from more than 20,000 nominations submitted to the independent customer service awards... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Care Centre Closed This Weekend

Lamb Foggo Care Centre Closed This Weekend

The Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre will be closed this weekend due to an “unanticipated staffing shortage,” BHB said. A BHB spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today informs the public that the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] will be closed this weekend due to an unanticipated staffing shortage. “The UCC will close... Read more of this article

Collisions: 1,419 Treated At Hospital This Year

Collisions: 1,419 Treated At Hospital This Year

According to statistics from the Bermuda Hospital Board, from January to the end of October over 1,400 people required the Emergency Department following a road traffic accident. The statistics, from January to the end of October 2017, follow below:1,419 victims required the Emergency Department following a road traffic accident100 victims were... Read more of this article

‘DREAM Team’ Offer Free Health Screenings

‘DREAM Team’ Offer Free Health Screenings

Residents can take advantage of free health screenings as Bermuda Hospitals Board celebrates Diabetes and Chronic Lung Disease Awareness Month. The Diabetes Respiratory Endocrine and Metabolism [DREAM] Centre provide diabetes, asthma and lung disease education and awareness. The accredited team comprises Asthma & Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease... Read more of this article

BHB Promotes Healthy Drinks Options For Staff

BHB Promotes Healthy Drinks Options For Staff

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is taking the lead in helping its staff attain better health by cutting all drinks with high sugar content from its staff cafeterias. BHB’s Hotel Services Department has been phasing out its beverage offerings that contain more than 15 grams of sugar per serving. “This policy change will result in the elimination... Read more of this article

Oct 24: KEMH Breast Health Awareness Day

Oct 24: KEMH Breast Health Awareness Day

BHB will host a special breast health awareness day on Tuesday, October 24th at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Mammography Department. The goal is to help women over 40 who have not had their mammogram this year with a special walk-in service from 8am to 11am, and and open house from noon to 2pm so women who haven’t had their first mammogram... Read more of this article

BHB Advisory: Re-routing Traffic At Hospital

BHB Advisory: Re-routing Traffic At Hospital

Starting at midnight on Tuesday [Oct 17] there will be no through traffic from the Berry Hill Road entrance to the Hospital General Wing main entrance and Point Finger Road, BHB said, with work due to take place to install a new well pump. A BHB spokesperson said, “In order to install a new well pump Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Engineering Services... Read more of this article

Two New Ambulances Donated To Hospital

Two New Ambulances Donated To Hospital

The Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda [HAB] has donated two new ambulances costing $197,600 to the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB], which brings the total number of BHB ambulances to seven. “The two new vehicles are slightly larger than BHB’s previous models. They are both Ford Transit type 2 ambulances and were made in the US,” BHB said. “While... Read more of this article

BHB: $350,000 Invested In Scholarships/Training

BHB: $350,000 Invested In Scholarships/Training

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Sept 22] announced that, with the support of a Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust donation, it will be investing $350,000 in scholarships, and staff development and training in this fiscal year. In total, ten scholarships have been awarded. New for this year is a fund for MWI Psychiatric Nurse Development, along with a... Read more of this article

Gift Shop Celebrates Three Years In Acute Wing

Gift Shop Celebrates Three Years In Acute Wing

For the last ten years, Mi DeSilva has been volunteering her time with local charity Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda, and she has been the Chairperson of the Gift Shop since 2013. Her mission? To give back to the community and help visitors and patients at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital feel as comfortable as possible. This past Friday [Sept 15] marked... Read more of this article

BHB Doctor Assisting In British Virgin Islands

BHB Doctor Assisting In British Virgin Islands

The Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation [PAHO/WHO] requested the assistance of Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Director of Emergency and Hyperbaric Services Dr Roslyn Bascombe-Adams in hurricane relief efforts in the British Virgin Islands [BVI]. Dr Bascombe-Adams is a member of the Regional Emergency Medical Team of PAHO and a... Read more of this article