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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

Hospital Expands Cardiac Testing Services

Hospital Expands Cardiac Testing Services

Bermuda Hospitals Board has expanded cardiac testing and now provides CT angiography as well as cardiac calcium scoring on island. “In CT angiography 3D images of arteries that supply blood to the heart are taken with a CT scanner. The test can help determine the cause of chest pain and may indicate blockages in these vessels and conditions like... Read more of this article

115 Visit ER Due To Road Accidents In January

115 Visit ER Due To Road Accidents In January

115 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department last month due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. The statistics for January 2018 show that 115 victims required services of the Emergency Department, seven were admitted to the Acute Care Wing, two were admitted to the ICU,... Read more of this article

BHB: Valentine’s Gift For Regular Blood Donors

BHB: Valentine’s Gift For Regular Blood Donors

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Feb 14] announced a new recognition programme for its “highly valued regular blood and apheresis donors, saying that from today onwards when someone passes a landmark blood or apheresis donation of 10, 20, 50, 75 and 100 donations, they will be awarded a “special blood donor pin recognizing their contribution... Read more of this article

Meeting For Brown-Darrell Clinic Patients

Meeting For Brown-Darrell Clinic Patients

Patients and others “who are concerned about the impending closure of the Brown-Darrell Clinic” are invited to attend a meeting on Thursday [Feb 1] at 5:30pm at St. Paul’s Centennial Hall, where Dr Ewart Brown will be available “to answer any questions.” A spokesperson said, “Patients of Bermuda HealthCare Services/Brown-Darrell... Read more of this article

BHB Extend Thanks After Community Event

BHB Extend Thanks After Community Event

The Bermuda Hospitals Board thanked everyone who attended the MWI Community Event at Pier Six on Thursday, January 18th, where approximately 70 attendees participated in a series of conversations with MWI staff regarding seven projects to improve mental health, child & adolescent, intellectual [previously learning] disability and substance abuse... Read more of this article

MWI To Host Community Conversation Event

MWI To Host Community Conversation Event

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] invites people to a community conversation event focusing on improving addiction, learning disability and mental health services at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI]. The event will take place on Thursday 18 January 2018 at Pier Six. Light refreshments will be provided, with doors opening at 5pm and the event starting... Read more of this article

Lightbourne & Coldwell Earn BHB Scholarships

Lightbourne & Coldwell Earn BHB Scholarships

Bermuda Hospitals Board today announces the first two recipients of its mental health scholarship awards as Waleed Lightbourne and Janai Coldwell. “The scholarships were newly established this year and are administered by BHB. This year, they were funded with donations from the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust,” BHB said. “Recipients... Read more of this article

BHB Issues Visitor & Holiday Advisory

BHB Issues Visitor & Holiday Advisory

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is requesting that members of the public with respiratory and flu-like symptoms not visit patients in the hospital, and is also advising the public of holiday hours at Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre and King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Emergency Department. A BHB spokesperson said, “Due to an increase in the number... Read more of this article

BHB: Community Notice Over Holiday Season

BHB: Community Notice Over Holiday Season

Bermuda Hospitals Board reminded people about its services over the holiday period and asked for people to take care of themselves and loved ones throughout the Holiday Season and New Year period. Acting Chief Executive Officer, R. Scott Pearman, comments: “We continue to work hard so people in Bermuda have the access they need to hospital services. “BHB... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Centre Restricted Hours Today

Lamb Foggo Centre Restricted Hours Today

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] advised the public that there will be “restricted opening hours for the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre on Saturday 16 December due to nurse availability.” “It will be open from 4pm to midnight, rather than mid-day to midnight. The UCC will return to normal weekend opening hours on Sunday 17 December,... Read more of this article