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Tyrrell Urges Public To Review Health Plan

Tyrrell Urges Public To Review Health Plan

The Acting Minister of Health Neville Tyrrell has reiterated the Ministry of Health’s call for the public to review the proposals under the Bermuda Health Plan 2020. Calling the public input ‘essential’, Acting Minister Tyrrell urged the public to use this opportunity to provide feedback using the Citizen Forum on the Bermuda Government website,... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With MP Gordon-Pamplin

Video: Interview With MP Gordon-Pamplin

Shadow Health Minister Patricia Gordon-Pamplin is speaking with Bernews this afternoon [Aug 22], sitting down for a live interview with journalist Don Burgess to discuss a number of topics, and you can tune in and watch below.Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 39-minute replay is below Related StoriesVideo: Minister Kim... Read more of this article

Asbestos Work Carried Out At Clearwater School

Asbestos Work Carried Out At Clearwater School

Government has confirmed that this summer, “abatement for asbestos was carried out at Clearwater Middle School by a licensed abatement firm”. A Government spokesperson said, “Now that the works are complete, and as per norm, an independent inspection is being carried out by a qualified third party to ensure that the school is safe to... Read more of this article

Tyrrell Sworn In As Temporary Health Minister

Tyrrell Sworn In As Temporary Health Minister

Member of Parliament, Mr. Neville Tyrrell, was sworn in as the temporary Minister for Health at Government House on Wednesday, 14th August. Mr. Tyrrell is the Member of Parliament for Constituency #26 – Warwick South Central, and was elected in December 2016. Minister Kim Wilson is currently off island and returns in early September. Premier David... Read more of this article

Ministry Seeks Feedback On Proposed Changes

Ministry Seeks Feedback On Proposed Changes

The Ministry of Health is urging the public to view the proposed Bermuda Health Plan, and said that there will be “four months of public dialogue” to “ensure we have the broadest consensus on the changes to come.” A spokesperson said, “As a follow-up to last week’s announcement of the public consultation to improve healthcare... Read more of this article

Improved Diabetes Management For Inpatients

Improved Diabetes Management For Inpatients

After research showed that 33% of inpatients at KEMH have diabetes, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is working to improve care for diabetic patients. A spokesperson said, “BHB is focusing on improving inpatient care for diabetic patients, after internal research showed that 33% of inpatients at KEMH have diabetes. Irrespective of the primary cause... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Kim Wilson On Health Plan

Video: Minister Kim Wilson On Health Plan

Minister of Health Kim Wilson is speaking with Bernews this afternoon [Aug 13], sitting down for a live interview with journalist Don Burgess to discuss the recently announced Health Plan.Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 33-minute replay is below Related StoriesVideo: Interview With MP Gordon-Pamplin Video: Interview... Read more of this article

Shadow Minister Responds To Govt’s Health Plan

Shadow Minister Responds To Govt’s Health Plan

“The Minister’s feigned concern about the cost of health care has been negated by her government’s reversal of controls and caps implemented by the OBA administration,” Shadow Health Minister Pat Gordon-Pamplin said in response to Minister of Health Kim Wilson announcing the Government’s decision to “fundamentally reform the basic health... 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 morning [Aug 8] to provide an update on the status health reform plans. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 27-minute replay is belowUpdate 1.21pm: Minister Wilson said, “The... Read more of this article

Dr. Ayesha Peets Talbot To Host CBD Webinar

Dr. Ayesha Peets Talbot To Host CBD Webinar

Dr. Ayesha Peets Talbot will be holding a special event online on August 15th 2019 at 2:00pm to provide expert tips on the history and use of CBD oil. During “Your Complete Guide to CBD”, Dr. Ayesha Peets Talbot will explain how CBD differs from marijuana, share what the research has to say regarding the benefits, and discuss how to choose the right... Read more of this article

BHEC To Launch Chronic Disease Innovation

BHEC To Launch Chronic Disease Innovation

The Bermuda Health Council is gearing up to launch a Chronic Disease Innovation Programme which they said “will provide support for innovative solutions to address Bermuda’s high rates of non-communicable chronic diseases and associated disability.” “Health professionals, community leaders and groups know what is needed to support... Read more of this article

Bermuda Hospitals Cup Match Advisory

Bermuda Hospitals Cup Match Advisory

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said they wish the public a happy and safe Cup Match weekend. “For minor but urgent illness and injuries, the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] in St David’s will be open as usual from 4pm to midnight on Thursday and Friday and from noon to midnight on Saturday and Sunday,” a spokesperson said. “For... Read more of this article

Donations For BHB Scholarships Top $1 Million

Donations For BHB Scholarships Top $1 Million

Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Foundation [BHCF] today [July 24] announces a third $350,000 donation to the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] in three years for scholarships and employee training taking the total donated to over $1 million. This third donation was made jointly with the Bermuda Wellness Foundation [BWF]. The three donations have funded 28... Read more of this article