Tag: Bermuda Hospitals

BESCO Awarded MWI Sewage Plant Contract

BESCO Awarded MWI Sewage Plant Contract

The contract for the new sewage treatment plant at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute has been awarded to BESCO, the BHB said today. A spokesperson said, “Four locally established companies were invited to bid on the project, and after an in-depth technical, bid analysis and company review BESCO were successful with the award. “The new... Read more of this article

Hospital Offers Free Lung Testing For COPD

Hospital Offers Free Lung Testing For COPD

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] will offer free lung testing for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease [COPD] next week in the lobby of the new Acute Care Wing on Point Finger Road. The testing will be available to smokers or former smokers over the age of 40. The screenings will take place on Wednesday, 12 November between 11 am and 2 pm as part of COPD... Read more of this article

BHB: ‘Informed Decisions’ About Patient Care

BHB: ‘Informed Decisions’ About Patient Care

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] turns the spotlight on ethics this week as the organisation’s staff focuses on the rights of patients to make informed decisions about their care. From 3-8 November medical ethics expert Dr Christy Simpson, head of the Bioethics Department at Dalhousie University in Halifax, will work with staff at King Edward VII Memorial... Read more of this article

Impact Of Hurricane Gonzalo On MWI

Impact Of Hurricane Gonzalo On MWI

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today [Oct 20] said that, due to the impact of Hurricane Gonzalo, access to the main Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute Campus is via Devon Spring Road, behind the pet shop, while access to the methadone clinic is via Hermitage Road. A spokesperson said, “As maintenance is undertaken following the storm and work... Read more of this article

BHB: Some Damage, Care Not Compromised

BHB: Some Damage, Care Not Compromised

[Updated] While Hurricane Gonzalo did cause some structural damage to several Bermuda Hospital Board [BHB] buildings, patient care was not compromised by the storm and all patients and staff are reported to have remained safe throughout the night’s events. A BHB spokesperson said, “BHB confirms that despite some structural damage, patient... Read more of this article

New BHB Consultant Cardiologist: Dr Yammine

New BHB Consultant Cardiologist: Dr Yammine

The Bermuda Hospitals Board announced the appointment of Dr Joseph Yammine as a Consultant Cardiologist. Dr Yammine joined BHB in August and reports to Dr Sam Mir, Director of Cardiology. Dr Yammine provides outpatient consultations to people with heart disease, and delivers specialized cardiac care for hospitalized and emergency patients. He works... Read more of this article

New Gift Shop Opens In New KEMH Wing

New Gift Shop Opens In New KEMH Wing

The Hospitals Auxiliary of Bermuda [HAB] opened its new Gift Shop in the lobby of the new Acute Care Wing today [Sept 15], featuring more space than its previous location and new stock items for sale. For the first time, the Gift Shop is offering a self-service coffee bar, with a choice of different coffees and teas along with wrapped baked goods. Opening... Read more of this article

New Emergency Department Location Opens

New Emergency Department Location Opens

[Updated] The King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] Acute Care Wing is set to open to the public, with the new emergency department opening its doors tonight at 12.01am. The emergency department entrance is located on Point Finger Road adjacent to the Acute Care Wing main entrance. After extended work and a successful campaign to raise the millions... Read more of this article

Change Of KEMH Visiting Hours On Sunday

Change Of KEMH Visiting Hours On Sunday

There will be no visiting hours on Cooper, Curtis and Perry Wards this Sunday [Sept 14], and patients with acute conditions on those wards will be transferred to the new Acute Care Wing on Sunday. “Visiting hours from 6 pm to 8 pm will be in place for those patients in the new wing on Sunday,” said Bermuda Hospitals Board President and CEO Venetta... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: KEMH Holds Ribbon Cutting

Photos & Video: KEMH Holds Ribbon Cutting

[Updated with video & photos] Crowds of people gathered today [Sept 10] to celebrate the official ribbon cutting ceremony of the new acute care wing at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH], with Premier Michael Dunkley and Minster of Health Jeanne Atherden on hand.The acute care wing will officially open to the public Sunday, September 14... Read more of this article


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