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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

BHB To Dispose Of “Condemned Equipment”

BHB To Dispose Of “Condemned Equipment”

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said that it “will be disposing of condemned equipment in the coming weeks. Mindful of the need to cut costs, a thorough salvaging process was undertaken and wherever possible elements of machinery and pieces of equipment have been retained for replacement use in the future.” A spokesperson said, “Broken... Read more of this article

Hospital Board Updates On Activities, Finances

Hospital Board Updates On Activities, Finances

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today updated the community on its activities as well as provided its recent financial information. Chairman, Jonathan Brewin, said: “The Board committed to keep the community updated on activities regarding its only hospitals. While people were kept very much informed of the big move into the new acute care wing... Read more of this article

Fairmont Donates To Hospitals Charitable Trust

Fairmont Donates To Hospitals Charitable Trust

Following this year’s Fairmont to Fairmont Race, the Mid Atlantic Athletic Club, The Fairmont Southampton, and The Fairmont Hamilton Princess have made a donation of $6,640 to the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust. A spokesperson said, “Following the successful 2015 38th Annual Fairmont to Fairmont Race, the Mid Atlantic Athletic Club,... Read more of this article

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