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BHB To Present 3-Week Talent Showcase

BHB To Present 3-Week Talent Showcase

Over the next three weeks the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] will present the BHB Spring Talent Showcase, with staff members providing entertainment in various public areas of the MidAtlantic Wellness Institute and the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] during lunchtime hours. The performances will be brief, between 15 and 20 minutes, allowing... Read more of this article

Variety Committee Donates $13,000 To BHCT

Variety Committee Donates $13,000 To BHCT

The committed group of individuals who voluntarily organize the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has followed up on its success of last year in holding the second BHB Variety Show on April 11, raising $13,000 for the new acute care wing at KEMH. The event featured a lineup of 20 different acts and strong ticket sales from the outset, with a fun-filled,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Cancer & Health, BWS To Launch UVI

Bermuda Cancer & Health, BWS To Launch UVI

May is Melanoma Month and one of the major public health concerns, especially in sub-tropical regions such as Bermuda, is the amount of harmful ultraviolet [UV] radiation reaching the ground; UV radiation is the leading cause of skin cancer diagnoses and Bermuda has a 12 percent higher incidence rate than the United States. Now, a partnership between... Read more of this article

New Facebook Page ‘Vitals’ Aimed At Nurses

New Facebook Page ‘Vitals’ Aimed At Nurses

A nurse currently working at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] has launched a social media platform intended to aid nurses in sharing information and stories regarding their work, in Bermuda and around the world. Janice George, a registered nurse with a Masters Degree in Public Health who currently works in KEMH’s recovery room, officially... Read more of this article

Minister Proclaims May 12th As Nurses Day

Minister Proclaims May 12th As Nurses Day

Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden today [May 12] signed a proclaimation declaring Tuesday, May 12 as 2015 International Nurses Day, and the month of May as Nurses Month, “celebrating the theme set by the International Council of Nurses.” The proclaimation said, “Whereas, the nearly 500 nurses in Bermuda comprise... Read more of this article

Play, Panel On Prostate Cancer At BUEI Friday

Play, Panel On Prostate Cancer At BUEI Friday

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] is getting set to host the latest in its BUEI Talks series, ‘A Slight Discomfort,’ with a unique one-man-play that offers a “funny, touching, warm, inspiring, informative, frank, and entertaining” look at the serious topic of prostate cancer. The show and panel, set to begin... Read more of this article

Still Time To Enter 24 Hour Walk Fundraiser

Still Time To Enter 24 Hour Walk Fundraiser

Teams can still sign up for a 24-hour walking marathon that aims to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to help people get better access to cancer treatment in Bermuda. Last year 124 teams signed up to take part in Bermuda’s first Relay For Life of Bermuda event, raising almost $500,000, and so far 132 teams have registered for this year’s even... Read more of this article

BHB Recognise International Day Of The Midwife

BHB Recognise International Day Of The Midwife

The Bermuda Hospitals Board today recognises International Day of the Midwife, 2015. BHB has 23 registered nurses with midwifery credentials and last year there were 559 births in the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Maternity Department. The day is being celebrated around the world around the theme of “Midwives: for a better tomorrow”. Janet Wheelan,... Read more of this article

World Asthma Day Recognized Today At City Hall

World Asthma Day Recognized Today At City Hall

“We should all be concerned about the high prevalence of asthma in Bermuda and do everything possible to properly care for sufferers and to minimize their numbers,” Minister of Health, Seniors & Environment Jeanne Atherden said today [May 5] on World Asthma Day . Minister Atherden said, “Thank you for joining me here today to... Read more of this article

Kathy-Ann Swan Named Nurse Of The Year

Kathy-Ann Swan Named Nurse Of The Year

[Updated] The Bermuda Nurses Association has announced that Kathy-Ann Swan has been named as the Nurse of the Year, honouring her for her more than 30 years of service to the good health of Bermuda’s residents. In responding to the recognition she has received, Ms. Swan said, “It is an honour. I think I took this for granted. What a recognition;... Read more of this article

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