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Jan – Nov: 2617 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Jan – Nov: 2617 Visit Hospital Due To Collisions

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] road traffic accident statistics for the period from January 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018 show that a total of 2,617 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 – 30 November... Read more of this article

Video: Children Spread Holiday Spirit At KEMH

Video: Children Spread Holiday Spirit At KEMH

Not to be forgotten and certainly in need of joyful injection to the spirit are those suffering from health problems, several of whom are confined to confined to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital over the holiday season. And in fine tune with the holiday season there are several activities that have and are taking place in various areas of the hospital... Read more of this article

Spectacular ‘Gingerbread Cubicle’ Wins Contest

Spectacular ‘Gingerbread Cubicle’ Wins Contest

Christmas is a season that invokes festive traditions, and testament to this is a spectacularly delectable ‘Gingerbread Cubicle’ designed by Asia Ming-Raynor as part of the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Human Resource Department’s office competition. Members of staff were invited to participate in the contest to decorate their individual office... Read more of this article

Temporary Closure Of X-Ray At Lamb Foggo

Temporary Closure Of X-Ray At Lamb Foggo

The X-ray machine at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre in the east end is awaiting replacement parts, so X-ray services cannot be provided at that location until the parts arrive, “which we hope will be by early next week,” Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said today.A spokesperson said, “BHB today advises that the X-ray machine at the... Read more of this article

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