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Hospitals Board Select Johns Hopkins For CAA

Hospitals Board Select Johns Hopkins For CAA

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced that Johns Hopkins Medicine International has been selected as the “preferred bidder for a Clinical Affiliate Agreement [CAA].” “The CAA aims to partner BHB with a high quality health provider to help improve services and support education. Six US health care organizations responded to a Request... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Centre Cup Match Holiday Hours

Lamb Foggo Centre Cup Match Holiday Hours

The Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre in St David’s will be open from 4.00pm to midnight on Thursday and Friday, and from noon to midnight on Saturday and Sunday.A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board wishes the public a happy and safe holiday weekend, however if urgent medical care is required the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] in St... Read more of this article

Dr Christopher Price Joins BHB Oncology Team

Dr Christopher Price Joins BHB Oncology Team

Dr Christopher Price has joined Bermuda Hospital Board’s [BHB] oncology team as a consultant medical oncologist, bringing to three the number of fulltime oncologists on staff. Dr Price comes to BHB from Worcestershire Royal Hospital in the UK. He achieved his Bachelor of Science in Medical Science with Pharmacology and MBBS [Medicine] from University... Read more of this article

Nine Students Awarded BHB/BHCT Scholarships

Nine Students Awarded BHB/BHCT Scholarships

Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] and Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today [July 11] announced a second $350,000 donation to support scholarships and staff training at BHB, and also announced the winners of the nine BHB scholarships in 2018 funded by BHCT and a scholarship funded by GlaxoSmithKline that BHB administers. In 2017, the BHCT made... Read more of this article

Jan – May: 649 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Jan – May: 649 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

649 people visited the hospital’s Emergency Department from January 1 to May 31, 2018 due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. BHB said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board road traffic accident statistics show a marked increase in Emergency Department [ED] visits in May. It appears the... Read more of this article

New Chief Of Emergency & Hyperbaric Services

New Chief Of Emergency & Hyperbaric Services

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today announced the appointment of Dr Chikezie Dean Okereke as Chief of Emergency and Hyperbaric Services, effective Monday 2 July 2018, on a three year contract. He replaces Dr Edward Schultz who has retired from BHB. BHB said, “Dr Okereke has been employed in the Emergency Department of King Edward VII Hospital... Read more of this article

$8,000 Donation To Develop Therapeutic Garden

$8,000 Donation To Develop Therapeutic Garden

Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust and Bermuda Hospitals Board announced an $8,000 donation to develop a therapeutic garden for Child & Adolescent Services [CAS] in its location at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute. Lisa Sheppard, Executive Director at the BHCT adds: “BHCT is very happy to fund the creation of a therapeutic garden for the service... Read more of this article

Celebrating Bermuda’s “50 Club” Blood Donors

Celebrating Bermuda’s “50 Club” Blood Donors

Bermuda Hospitals Board thanked Peter Barrett for his donation of a plaque that lists the names of current Bermuda donors who have made 50 or more blood or apheresis donations. The plaque donation is in honour of his father, Leslie Barrett. Installed in the entry hallway of the Bermuda Blood Donor Centre on the first floor of the King Edward VII Memorial... Read more of this article

American Society Donates To BHB Residents

American Society Donates To BHB Residents

Residents of Long Term Care at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] will be able to enjoy some activities outside in the coming months thanks in large part to a donation from the American Society of Bermuda. Club president Ellie Najac said the Society, comprised of US citizens who live in Bermuda, make donations quarterly to various groups on the... Read more of this article

Hospital: Please Be Aware Of Road Closures

Hospital: Please Be Aware Of Road Closures

All hospital operations are running as normal tomorrow, however BHB is reminding people to be aware of which roads will be closed on Saturday [Apr 28] during the triathlon, in case they need to travel to the hospital.A BHB spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board today reminds people to be aware of which roads will be closed on Saturday 28... Read more of this article

Jan – March: 355 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Jan – March: 355 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

355 people visited the hospital’s Emergency Department from January 1 to March 31, 2018 due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. The statistics for January to March 2018 show that 355 people required services of the Emergency Department, 24 were admitted to the Acute Care Wing, five... Read more of this article

‘Modernization Of Bermuda Hospitals Board Fees’

‘Modernization Of Bermuda Hospitals Board Fees’

The Ministry intends to “undertake a significant modernization of the Bermuda Hospitals Board Fees in the coming months,” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said. Speaking in the House of Assembly, Minister Wilson said, “During my budget presentation last week I noted that we have begun the long-needed review of BHB’s fees, following... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Staff On Stand By In Case of Storm

Lamb Foggo Staff On Stand By In Case of Storm

Should the causeway close due to the inclement weather this weekend, staff are on stand-by to open the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre, the Hospitals Board has confirmed.“Bermuda Hospitals Board is working closely with Emergency Measures Organisation representatives and the Bermuda Weather Service as the storm expected this weekend approaches,”... Read more of this article