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Hyperbaric Chamber Service To Resume In July

Hyperbaric Chamber Service To Resume In July

Bermuda Hospital Board [BHB] said that hyperbaric chamber services will resume on Wednesday, July 1 for elective and emergency service. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospital Board is pleased to inform referring physicians and the diving community that its hyperbaric chamber services will resume on 1 July 2020 for elective and emergency service.“The... Read more of this article

65 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In May

65 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In May

65 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]. According to the BHB, “Bermuda Hospitals Board road traffic accident statistics for the period 1 January – 31 May 2020 are as follows:“65 cases were... Read more of this article

Freisenbruch Meyer Wins Blood Drive Competition

Freisenbruch Meyer Wins Blood Drive Competition

Bermuda Hospitals Board and the Ministry of Health today announce that Freisenbruch Meyer has won the 2019-2020 Corporate Blood Drive Competition. The annual competition, now in its seventh year, saw 16 businesses compete by having employees and their friends and families donate blood on their behalf. This year 371 donations were made as part of the... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Services Resume From June 16

Lamb Foggo Services Resume From June 16

Bermuda Hospitals Board today announced the re-opening of the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] with revised hours from Tuesday, June 16th. A spokesperson said, “The UCC will open with a physician and a nurse on duty from noon to 8pm on weekdays, and from 9am to 9pm on weekends. X-ray services will initially be limited to Monday, Wednesday,... Read more of this article

Lili Bermuda Provides Gifts For Essential Workers

Lili Bermuda Provides Gifts For Essential Workers

Lili Bermuda is giving away two hundred gifts to essential workers of the Bermuda Hospital Board [BHB] to show gratitude for their hard work and dedication during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I was in my warehouse looking at all my nice soaps and I had a flash – soap and water is the best way to fight transmission of the virus,” explains Isabelle Ramsay-Brackstone,... Read more of this article

KEMH Acute Care Unit Visiting Guidelines

KEMH Acute Care Unit Visiting Guidelines

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] provided a factsheet with details about the current visiting limitations for acute care units at KEMH and a short animation to help inform people about the current guidelines. Norma Smith, Vice President Acute and Ambulatory, comments: “We have fielded a lot of calls about the new visiting policy, so we want to make... Read more of this article

BHB To Allow “Limited Visiting” At KEMH & MWI

BHB To Allow “Limited Visiting” At KEMH & MWI

The Bermuda Hospitals Board announced that it “will allow limited visiting for its acute care patients” in KEMH and MWI, which is a relaxation of the visiting restrictions which were imposed in April as a preventative measure due to Covid-19. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today announces that it will allow limited... Read more of this article

19 Visited KEMH Due To Road Accidents In April

19 Visited KEMH Due To Road Accidents In April

19 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]. This is a substantial decrease in the normal amount, presumably due to the ‘Shelter in Place’ regulations, which largely restricted residents from... Read more of this article

Please Stop Leaving Bags At The Barn

Please Stop Leaving Bags At The Barn

The Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda is asking the public to please refrain from leaving bags on the roadside at the entrance of The Barn, requesting that donations be held onto until it reopens. A spokesperson said, “The Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda is asking the public to refrain from leaving bags on the roadside to the entrance of The Barn. “The... Read more of this article

BHB: Wear A Mask When Attending Hospital

BHB: Wear A Mask When Attending Hospital

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is requesting that members of the public who have a cloth mask wear it when attending the hospital to help prevent the spread of Covid-19. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board is asking members of the public who have a cloth mask, to please wear it if they need to attend the hospital. Most people are doing... Read more of this article

‘Do Not Delay Non Covid Medical Emergencies’

‘Do Not Delay Non Covid Medical Emergencies’

Noting that “much attention is rightly and currently on Covid-19,” the Bermuda Hospitals Board said that it is important to remember that people continue to have other medical emergencies, and urged the public “not to delay in getting medical attention for any medical emergency.” A spokesperson said, “While much attention... Read more of this article

Athene Leads Joint Effort To Purchase Ventilators

Athene Leads Joint Effort To Purchase Ventilators

Athene Holding Ltd. and its reinsurance subsidiary, Athene Life Re. Ltd., announced today [April 16] that it is leading a joint effort of companies to fund the purchase of eight life-assisting ventilators for the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. “Ventilators are an essential medical device used to treat patients diagnosed with coronavirus [COVID-19].... Read more of this article

88 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In March

88 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In March

88 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]. According to the BHB, “Bermuda Hospitals Board road traffic accident statistics for the period 1 January – 31 March 2020 show the following:“88... Read more of this article