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Urological Surgeon Available At NMAC Center

Urological Surgeon Available At NMAC Center

Consultant urological surgeon Dr. Jonathan Makanjuola will be available at Northshore Medical & Aesthetics Centre from April 29 to May 3 in order to address general urological issues with patients. A spokesperson said, “As the summer days approach and temperature starts to rise in Bermuda , people do not realise that the heat can affect the kidneys... Read more of this article

Medicinal Plants Growing In Bermuda Launch

Medicinal Plants Growing In Bermuda Launch

Dr. Kuni Frith invites members of the community who are interested in purchasing the book “Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda” to attend the launch on Tuesday, April 30 from 6.00pm to 7.30pm at the Washington Mall. A spokesperson said, “The long awaited book Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda is the second book released by Classical... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Kim Wilson Press Conference

Video: Minister Kim Wilson Press Conference

[Updated] Minister of Health Kim Wilson is holding a press conference this afternoon [April 22] regarding vaccination week. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 10-minute replay is belowUpdate 2.47pm: Minister Wilson said, “From April 20 to 27, the... Read more of this article

Simons Helping MWI Clients Enjoy The Holidays

Simons Helping MWI Clients Enjoy The Holidays

Gregory Simons is combining his past experience and enthusiasm to help clients at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI] in making Easter decorations, including baskets and kites. He became a nurse aide at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute five years ago, having retired from Westgate Correctional Facility after 24 years of service. Nurse aides... Read more of this article

Dr. Barbara Ball Health Scholarship Deadline

Dr. Barbara Ball Health Scholarship Deadline

The Ministry of Health is reminding people that the applications for the Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarship will close on Tuesday, April 30. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health has today issued a reminder to students and health professionals that applications for the Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarship will close... Read more of this article

Easter Weekend Hours At Lamb Foggo Centre

Easter Weekend Hours At Lamb Foggo Centre

The Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] will maintain its normal operating hours over the Easter holiday, remaining open from 4.00pm to 12.00am on Good Friday [April 19] and from 12.00pm to 12.00am on Saturday [April 20] and Easter Sunday [April 21].A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] wishes the public a safe holiday weekend.... Read more of this article

Mass General Sponsor ‘Remarkable Triathletes’

Mass General Sponsor ‘Remarkable Triathletes’

Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston will be sponsoring two teams to compete in the MS Amlin World Triathlon on April 27 in Bermuda. “Mass General has a long history with Bermuda and is proud to have cared for many Bermudians. We were excited when offered the opportunity to sponsor these remarkable triathletes,” says Dr. J. Jordan Romano, Physician,... Read more of this article

BHB Celebrates Occupational Health Nurses

BHB Celebrates Occupational Health Nurses

Laurie Smith and Muriel Williams are Occupational Health Nurses at Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. They work to create a culture of health and safety for all BHB employees. A spokesperson said, “They are among the first staff new employees meet as they conduct the pre-employment health assessments. During these appointments their aim is to convey... Read more of this article

BMSG To Host Parkinson’s Disease Seminar

BMSG To Host Parkinson’s Disease Seminar

Bermuda Medical Specialties Group [BMSG] will be hosting a free Parkinson’s disease Seminar on April 13. A spokesperson said, “On Saturday, April 13th, Bermuda Medical Specialties Group will hold a Parkinson’s disease Seminar at its Reid Street location [next to the Phoenix Center]. The free event will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. “Parkinson’s... Read more of this article

TN Tatem Students To Be Relocated This Week

TN Tatem Students To Be Relocated This Week

The problems surrounding the condition of the TN Tatem Middle School building continue, with the PTSA saying they have grave concerns about the health of the learning environment, staff and students taking to the field today, and the Ministry now confirming that students will now be asked to report to Purvis Primary, Heron Bay and Paget Primary... Read more of this article

Video: Launch Of Public Health Week

Video: Launch Of Public Health Week

[Updated] The launch of the Public Health Week is being held today [April 8] with opening remarks from Minister of Health Kim Wilson. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below.Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 5-minute replay is belowUpdate 3.18pm: Minister Wilson said, “As we begin this... Read more of this article

Red Cross Renew Southern Africa Appeal

Red Cross Renew Southern Africa Appeal

News that the first cases of deadly cholera have been confirmed in Mozambique has accelerated Red Cross and Red Crescent disease prevention activities in the vulnerable communities that have been devastated by Cyclone Idai, the Bermuda Red Cross said. Jamie LeSueur, head of operations with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies... Read more of this article

Endometriosis Support Group Available

Endometriosis Support Group Available

A support group for those affected by Endometriosis is available on Facebook, with the group working to raise awareness of the disease. A spokesperson said, “Endometriosis, or endo, is a progressive disease where tissue similar to, but not the same as, the lining of the uterus, is found elsewhere throughout the body. Imagine a disease that affects... Read more of this article