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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

Unresolved Trauma From Childhood Experiences

Unresolved Trauma From Childhood Experiences

Thee Family Centre will be hosting a two-day conference title “Adverse Childhood Experiences: Awareness & A Call to Action” on October 11th and 12th, 2018 at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club. A spokesperson said, “Family Centre has been at the forefront of advocating for the issues facing children and families since its inception.... Read more of this article

Ministry Updates On Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

Ministry Updates On Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

Officials provided an update on the most recent outbreak of Ciguatera Fish Poisoning [CFP], saying that between 29th June and 17th July, they received 13 reports of CFP, and the “fishes implicated in this outbreak were large Amberjacks and Barracuda.” The statement said, “The Ministry of Health and the Department of Environment and... Read more of this article

Health Minister: Achievements In Past Year

Health Minister: Achievements In Past Year

Legislation to introduce a Sugar Tax, providing local radiation therapy coverage for HIP and FutureCare clients, the Residential Care Homes and Nursing Homes Amendment Bill, establishment of an obesity and diabetes framework, and creating Child Care Standards were some of the Ministry’s achievements in the past year, Minister of Health Kim Wilson... 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

Video: Dr. Stephanie Guthman Speaks At Rotary

Video: Dr. Stephanie Guthman Speaks At Rotary

Hamilton Rotary Club held a luncheon this afternoon [July 24] with guest speaker Dr. Stephanie Guthman who spoke on Adverse Childhood Experiences. Dr. Stephanie Guthman is currently the Director of Specialized Training and Assessment at Family Centre in Bermuda.The 34-minute live video replay is below: Related StoriesJames Holds Fitness... Read more of this article

Free Health Screenings To Be Held Today

Free Health Screenings To Be Held Today

Free health screenings will be held today [July 20] from 4.00pm to 7.30pm at Heron Bay Marketplace in Southampton. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Health held their last screening as part of the series – Taking it to the Streets – on Friday, 22nd June at Woody’s Drive Inn Two Bar & Restaurant. “At that screening... Read more of this article

Dr. Jones Joins Bermuda HealthCare Services

Dr. Jones Joins Bermuda HealthCare Services

Dr. A. Geronimo Jones has joined Bermuda HealthCare Services, bringing with him “a proven commitment to first-rate dermatology and medical care,” the company has announced. A spokesperson said, “Dr. A. Geronimo Jones graduated from Morehouse College and has a medical degree from The University of the West Indies, Jamaica. Additionally... Read more of this article

Dr. Barbara Ball Health Scholarships Awarded

Dr. Barbara Ball Health Scholarships Awarded

The Ministry of Health announced the awardees of the 2018 Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarships, noting that this year there were eight new recipients. “The Ministry receives a large number of applications every year. The calibre of applicants is very high, making the award increasingly competitive as there are many deserving candidates,”... Read more of this article

BF&M, BEN & Purvis Primary Wellness Day

BF&M, BEN & Purvis Primary Wellness Day

BF&M Limited, along with Bermuda Education Network [BEN] and Purvis Primary held the first edition of the school’s Wellness Day programme last week. The Wellness Day programme was developed in partnership with BEN, BF&M and Purvis Primary School and it focuses on increasing the students’, families’ and teachers’ awareness of living a... Read more of this article

Northshore Medical Welcomes Dr. Ippolito

Northshore Medical Welcomes Dr. Ippolito

Northshore Medical & Aesthetics Center [NMAC] are welcoming Dr. Anthony Ippolito to their practice as a visiting physician. Medical Director Dr. Kyjuan Brown said, “Northshore Medical & Aesthetics Center are pleased to announce that we are welcoming widely acclaimed Dr. Anthony Ippolito, DO to our practice as a visiting physician. “Dr.... 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

Health Advisory: Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

Health Advisory: Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

The Ministry of Health have advised of cases of Ciguatera Fish Poisoning [CFP] in the community, saying so far this year they have “received 4 reports of the poisoning.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit [ESU] of the Ministry of Health and Department of Environment and Natural Resources would like... Read more of this article