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Fewer Therapists For School Based Services

Fewer Therapists For School Based Services

The Department of Health Therapy Services has advised the public that the beginning of the 2015/2016 school year will be impacted by fewer therapists providing school based services. The Department said, “To respond to this challenge services will be restructured to ensure that all Government schools will continue to have an assigned therapist... Read more of this article

Formal Renaming: Ageing And Disability Services

Formal Renaming: Ageing And Disability Services

[Updated with video] The National Office for Seniors and the Physically Challenged was formally renamed Ageing And Disability Services at a ceremony held today [Sept 3] at City Hall. Acting Minister Of Health, Seniors And Environment Trevor Moniz said, “I am pleased to be here today to welcome you to the formal renaming of the National Office... Read more of this article

Court House Wellness & Natural Ltd Join Forces

Court House Wellness & Natural Ltd Join Forces

Richard Burns, president of Court House Squash & Wellness has acquired a stake in Natural Ltd, which is led by Catherine Burns and home to the Nutrifit and Beat the Couch programs. The purchase formally links the two companies who said they now intend to work more closely to provide all clients [both private and corporate] with advanced wellness... Read more of this article

Live Entertainment In KEMH Lobby Tomorrow

Live Entertainment In KEMH Lobby Tomorrow

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] invites the public to enjoy live entertainment in the General Wing lobby at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, tomorrow Thursday 3 September from 12:30 – 1:30pm. A spokesperson said, “Dialysis nurse Hugh Murray is donating his time and talent to cheer staff, patients and the public in the run-up to Labour Day. Do... Read more of this article

Over 100 Seniors Attend Health Insurance Forum

Over 100 Seniors Attend Health Insurance Forum

Over a hundred seniors showed up at a recent seminar to learn more about the new benefits and premium changes that became effective on September 1st for HIP and FutureCare policy holders. The information session hosted for members of Age Concern provided details on the substantial insurance coverage changes for HIP and FutureCare insurance plans that... Read more of this article

Lighthouse Medical Introduces New Products

Lighthouse Medical Introduces New Products

Lighthouse Medical Supplies Ltd has announced that it now offers mobility and pressure prevention products, with new product categories including wheelchairs, walkers, canes and cushions. Until now, Lighthouse Medical Supplies has focused on skin care, incontinence care, infection prevention, and wound care products. Lighthouse Medical Supplies representative... Read more of this article

Changes To HIP & FutureCare Premiums/Benefits

Changes To HIP & FutureCare Premiums/Benefits

The Health Insurance Plan [HIP] premium is set to increase from $390 per month to $433.31 per month effective tomorrow [Sept 1] and there will also be new supplemental benefits introduced. The Ministry said, “The Health Insurance Department will be introducing four new supplemental benefits and one enhanced benefit to HIP and FutureCare effective... Read more of this article

Warwick Baby Clinic Resumes Operation: Sept 14

Warwick Baby Clinic Resumes Operation: Sept 14

The Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment is advising the public that Warwick Baby Clinic is closed today, Monday 31st August , due to work currently being performed at the Pre-school next to the clinic. “Due to the Labour Day holiday on September 7th, normal operations for the baby clinic will resume on Monday, September 14th. As an alternative,... Read more of this article

Protection Against Mental Health Discrimination

Protection Against Mental Health Discrimination

Bermuda’s Human Rights Act does not include any protection for its residents on the grounds of mental health and the Commissioner’s goal is to see the principle of non-discrimination extended to the area of mental health prior to the end of 2015, the Human Rights Commission [HRC] said today. “According to the World Health Organisation, it... Read more of this article

‘Constipated Cat’ Book Promotes Healthy Living

‘Constipated Cat’ Book Promotes Healthy Living

Using rhymes, verses and vibrant illustrations, author Dena Enice is teaching young readers about the importance of healthy eating for themselves and their pets, showing the consequences of an unhealthy diet with her book The Constipated Cat. “How healthy are you?” the narrative asks its readers as it shows how the Sweet family settles a minor dispute,... Read more of this article

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