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Jan – Oct: 1,489 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Jan – Oct: 1,489 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] road traffic accident statistics for January 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018, show that a total of 1,489 people required care at the Emergency Department due to road traffic accidents during that time period. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] 2018 statistics from 1 January – 31 October show that due... Read more of this article

Diabetes & Chronic Lung Disease Awareness

Diabetes & Chronic Lung Disease Awareness

Bermuda Hospitals Board is celebrating World Diabetes Day and World COPD Day, which both fall on Wednesday 14 November, with two free events for the public. Free health screenings for blood sugar and blood pressure levels, as well as lung function testing for smokers or former heavy smokers over the age of 40, will take place in the King Edward VII... Read more of this article

Ethics Awareness Week From November 5 To 8

Ethics Awareness Week From November 5 To 8

Bermuda’s healthcare providers will have the opportunity to learn from a medical ethics expert next week. Dr Christy Simpson, head of the Bioethics Department at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine, will return to the island to give a series of talks as part of Bermuda Hospitals Board’s [BHB’s] annual Ethics Awareness Week. This year,... Read more of this article

BHB: ‘Industrial Action, Delays In Housekeeping’

BHB: ‘Industrial Action, Delays In Housekeeping’

[Updated] There is “industrial action” which is “resulting in less than the full complement of staff performing their duties,” the Bermuda Hospitals Board has confirmed, adding that “there may be delays in housekeeping services today.” A BHB spokesperson said, “There may be delays in housekeeping services today as irregular... Read more of this article

BHB: Walk-In Mammography Day On October 25

BHB: Walk-In Mammography Day On October 25

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness month this week with a walk-in mammography day on Thursday [Oct 25]. A spokesperson said, “If you are over the age of 40 and have not had your mammogram this year, come and celebrate with us. We are accepting new and returning patients. “Please note the following: “BHB’s Mammography... Read more of this article

1,350 Visit KEMH Due To Collisions This Year

1,350 Visit KEMH Due To Collisions This Year

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] road traffic accident statistics for the period from January 1 to September 30 of this year show that a total of 1,350 people have required care at the Emergency Department due to road traffic accidents during that time period.A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board road traffic accident statistics for the period... Read more of this article

Mental Health Poetry Competition Launched

Mental Health Poetry Competition Launched

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Oct 3] announces the launch of a poetry competition ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week in October. Young people between the ages of 12 and 18 are being invited to write poems of up to 26 lines for the theme ‘Mental Health and Young People in a Changing World’. The poetry competition is free to enter, and there will... Read more of this article

KEMH Glows Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

KEMH Glows Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October with events and awareness campaigns organised by the Mammography Department. BHB said they are expecting a Social Media buzz on Snapchat today with the Mammography Department filter and the main entrance of the Acute Care Wing will be under a pink glow commencing... Read more of this article

Balitian-Dill Obtains Right To Write Prescriptions

Balitian-Dill Obtains Right To Write Prescriptions

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Nurse Practitioner Myrian Balitian-Dill is one of only a handful of registered nurses who have attained nurse practitioner designation in Bermuda, and she is now the first to be granted authority to write prescriptions locally. A BHB spokesperson said, “Mrs Balitian-Dill received the news from the Bermuda Pharmacy... Read more of this article

Jan – Aug: 1224 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Jan – Aug: 1224 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] road traffic accident statistics for the period from January 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018 show that a total of 1,224 people required care at the Emergency Department due to road traffic accidents during that time period. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board road traffic accident statistics for the period 1... Read more of this article

Turning Point Open House On September 22

Turning Point Open House On September 22

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Sept 18] invites the general public to an Open House at Turning Point Substance Abuse Programme, which provides inpatient and outpatient substance abuse services on Saturday [Sept 22] from 12 noon to 4pm. In celebration of Recovery Month in September, the Open House will include tours, videos and opportunities to speak... Read more of this article

BHB Offer Free Hands-Only CPR Training

BHB Offer Free Hands-Only CPR Training

You could help save a life if you are trained in cardio pulmonary resuscitation [CPR], and the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is providing free training in the modern technique of Hands-Only CPR. BHB said, “The most recent studies in cardio pulmonary resuscitation show that constant stimulation of the heart muscle without adding breaths is an effective... Read more of this article

BHB & Swan Nominated For Excellence Awards

BHB & Swan Nominated For Excellence Awards

The WOW! Awards, an international service excellence and employee recognition programme, has nominated Bermuda Hospitals Board for two awards at its gala event this year,” BHB said, adding that they have been nominated in the Unsung Hero and Quality Service Provider of the Year award categories. Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist Delmonte... Read more of this article