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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

Donate Blood In Honour Of A Loved One

Donate Blood In Honour Of A Loved One

Struggling to know what to get someone you love for Christmas? This year you can donate blood in their honour and give them a special Christmas Card thanking them for helping save a life over the holidays. Everyone who donates blood from Monday 11 December through to the New Year, will be able to write a note for the person they love in a special card... Read more of this article

1,556 Visit ER Due To Road Accidents In 2017

1,556 Visit ER Due To Road Accidents In 2017

1,556 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department as far this year due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Minister of Transport & Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban said, “Road traffic accidents are taking a terrible toll... Read more of this article

BHB Wins At 2017 International WOW! Awards

BHB Wins At 2017 International WOW! Awards

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has been voted Workplace of the Year by the international employee recognition programme The WOW! Awards. BHB’s Child and Adolescent Services placed second in the WOW! What a Team category. BHB was shortlisted in the two categories from more than 20,000 nominations submitted to the independent customer service awards... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Care Centre Closed This Weekend

Lamb Foggo Care Centre Closed This Weekend

The Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre will be closed this weekend due to an “unanticipated staffing shortage,” BHB said. A BHB spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today informs the public that the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] will be closed this weekend due to an unanticipated staffing shortage. “The UCC will close... Read more of this article

Collisions: 1,419 Treated At Hospital This Year

Collisions: 1,419 Treated At Hospital This Year

According to statistics from the Bermuda Hospital Board, from January to the end of October over 1,400 people required the Emergency Department following a road traffic accident. The statistics, from January to the end of October 2017, follow below:1,419 victims required the Emergency Department following a road traffic accident100 victims were... Read more of this article

‘DREAM Team’ Offer Free Health Screenings

‘DREAM Team’ Offer Free Health Screenings

Residents can take advantage of free health screenings as Bermuda Hospitals Board celebrates Diabetes and Chronic Lung Disease Awareness Month. The Diabetes Respiratory Endocrine and Metabolism [DREAM] Centre provide diabetes, asthma and lung disease education and awareness. The accredited team comprises Asthma & Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease... Read more of this article

BHB Promotes Healthy Drinks Options For Staff

BHB Promotes Healthy Drinks Options For Staff

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is taking the lead in helping its staff attain better health by cutting all drinks with high sugar content from its staff cafeterias. BHB’s Hotel Services Department has been phasing out its beverage offerings that contain more than 15 grams of sugar per serving. “This policy change will result in the elimination... Read more of this article

Oct 24: KEMH Breast Health Awareness Day

Oct 24: KEMH Breast Health Awareness Day

BHB will host a special breast health awareness day on Tuesday, October 24th at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Mammography Department. The goal is to help women over 40 who have not had their mammogram this year with a special walk-in service from 8am to 11am, and and open house from noon to 2pm so women who haven’t had their first mammogram... Read more of this article

BHB Advisory: Re-routing Traffic At Hospital

BHB Advisory: Re-routing Traffic At Hospital

Starting at midnight on Tuesday [Oct 17] there will be no through traffic from the Berry Hill Road entrance to the Hospital General Wing main entrance and Point Finger Road, BHB said, with work due to take place to install a new well pump. A BHB spokesperson said, “In order to install a new well pump Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Engineering Services... Read more of this article