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Video: Health Foundation Scholarship Awards

Video: Health Foundation Scholarship Awards

The Bermuda Health Foundation held their Scholarship Awards presentation this afternoon [June 15] at the Brown-Darrell Clinic, with Chioma Nwasike, Jennifer Ross, and Amber White all receiving the educational awards.“On June 14, 2003, the Bermuda Health Foundation, which was created to assist Bermudians interested in careers in the medical field... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Donating Blood Helps Save Lives’

Minister: ‘Donating Blood Helps Save Lives’

Every year on June 14, people around the world donate blood in honour of World Blood Donor Day, Minister of Health Kim Wilson said in the House of Assembly today [June 15], adding that we need to educate the community and raise awareness, as donating blood helps save lives. The Minister said, “Every year on June 14, people around the world will... Read more of this article

Top Cancer Doctors Meet Minister Of Health

Top Cancer Doctors Meet Minister Of Health

Leading cancer doctors who are in Bermuda for a medical conference, had the opportunity to meet the Minister of Health Kim Wilson. The doctors are here for the second Pink & Teal Conference on Breast and Ovarian Cancer organized at the Fairmont Southampton Resort by Innovative Medical Conferences, LLC., whose President and CEO is Bill Keegan [pictured... Read more of this article

Bacardi Wins Bermuda Corporate Blood Drive

Bacardi Wins Bermuda Corporate Blood Drive

Bermuda Hospitals Board and the Ministry of Health today [June 14] revealed Bacardi Limited as the winner of Bermuda’s Corporate Blood Drive Competition 2018, as part of the celebration of World Blood Donor Day. This is the second time in successive years Bacardi has won the competition. In second place was Butterfield & Vallis and in third,... Read more of this article

Health Ministry: Increase In Cases Of STDs

Health Ministry: Increase In Cases Of STDs

The Ministry of Health is advising the public of a “noticeable increase in reported cases of gonorrhea in Bermuda and encouraging everyone to act responsibly, especially during the upcoming holidays.” “There have also been increased reports of other sexually transmitted infections including Chlamydia, Herpes, and Syphilis,” a Ministry... Read more of this article

Hands-On-Therapy Clinic Celebrates 20 Years

Hands-On-Therapy Clinic Celebrates 20 Years

Hands-On-Therapy Physiotherapy Clinic, started by Shirlene Dill, is celebrating 20 years of service. Ms Dill is a registered Bermudian physiotherapist who has owned and operated her own clinic, Hands-On-Therapy, since June 1, 1998. The clinic originally opened in the city of Hamilton and then moved around to six different locations. After many different... Read more of this article

Nurses Association Set To Hold Panel Discussion

Nurses Association Set To Hold Panel Discussion

The Bermuda Nurses Association [BNA] is getting set to hold a panel discussion at Bermuda College from 6.00pm to 8.00pm this evening [May 29], featuring “panel members with an interest in health, culture, health economics and health insurance coverage.” A spokesperson said, “In celebration of Nurse’s Month, the Bermuda Nurses Association... Read more of this article

Health Council ‘Increasing Necessary Oversight’

Health Council ‘Increasing Necessary Oversight’

The Bermuda Health Council is continuing its mission “to ensure that everyone in Bermuda can access healthcare without significant financial loss.” A spokesperson said, “Health insurance costs in Bermuda today range from approximately $5,200 to $21,600 per person per year. If you are at the bottom of this scale or have no insurance coverage... Read more of this article

BCHC Appoint Lynne Woolridge As New CEO

BCHC Appoint Lynne Woolridge As New CEO

Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre announced the appointment of Lynne Woolridge as the new Chief Executive Officer. She will take up her post on June 13, 2018. “Lynne’s appointment comes at an exciting time for the not-for-profit as we work on advancing our work in cancer prevention, early detection, radiation therapy and care in our community... Read more of this article

Delegates Praise Bermuda Healthcare Forum

Delegates Praise Bermuda Healthcare Forum

Leading healthcare industry and liability experts have praised the Bermuda insurance market for “its capacity, collaboration and creative solutions” following the second Bermuda Healthcare Forum, held last month at the Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club. A BDA pokesperson said, “The event saw more than 200 healthcare industry... Read more of this article

Video: Relay For Life Raises Over $339,000

Video: Relay For Life Raises Over $339,000

This year’s Relay For Life For Bermuda event which was held at the National Sports Centre has raised over $339,000 so far, organizers announced at the event’s closing ceremony this evening [May 19]. The team based fundraising event helps to raise awareness and funds to support cancer programmes in Bermuda. During the 24 hours, team members... Read more of this article

Photos: Relay For Life For Bermuda Fundraiser

Photos: Relay For Life For Bermuda Fundraiser

The Relay For Life For Bermuda event got underway at the National Sports Centre last evening [May 18], with the team based fundraising event helping to raise awareness and funds to support cancer prevention and detection and to improve access to treatment with the local establishment of radiation therapy in Bermuda. During the 24 hours, team members... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Relay For Life Gets Underway

Photos & Video: Relay For Life Gets Underway

[Updated with photos] The Relay For Life event is getting underway at the National Sports Center this evening, with the team based fundraising event helping to raise awareness and funds to support cancer programmes in Bermuda. During the 24 hours, team members take it in turns to walk around the track at the Sports Centre. We will have more information... Read more of this article