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New Book: Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda

New Book: Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda

Dr. Kuni Frith has released a second book titled Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda, with the author saying that “the inspiration for my second book was largely driven by appeals from the community for additional information on how to combat health issues without the use of over the counter drugs made by the pharmaceutical industry.” Dr.... Read more of this article

Education Dept Addresses T.N. Tatem Concerns

Education Dept Addresses T.N. Tatem Concerns

The Department of Education [DOE] is taking action after being notified that students and staff at the T.N. Tatem Middle School have shared concerns about potential mold in some parts of the building. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Education [DOE] has been notified that students and staff at the T.N. Tatem Middle School have shared concerns... Read more of this article

Health Council Support Bermuda ACE Research

Health Council Support Bermuda ACE Research

The Bermuda Health Council will be providing the Family Centre with analytics and data reporting support for an Adverse Childhood Experiences [ACE] study. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Health Council is announcing a 2019 research collaboration with The Family Centre, a Bermuda charity. To enhance the delivery of health services and better... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dr. Reddy Appreciation Lunch

Photos & Video: Dr. Reddy Appreciation Lunch

Patients of Dr. Mahesh Reddy, the Medical Director at Bermuda HealthCares Services, came out to express their gratitude during an Appreciation Luncheon held in his honour at St. Paul’s Centennial Hall on Thursday. Organisers of the event said they “received over 100 responses to their invitation to attend the luncheon, however they were overwhelmed... Read more of this article

Bermuda Principles Foundation Education Day

Bermuda Principles Foundation Education Day

Bermuda Principles Foundation Fund, a non-profit initiative of the Bermuda Community Foundation, has announced that the final day of this year’s international science conference, held at Fairmont Southampton, will be open to the public. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Principles Impact Conference series has become an annual fixture in both... Read more of this article

Lecture: Medical Cannabis & Shifting Landscape

Lecture: Medical Cannabis & Shifting Landscape

On Monday February 18th, guest speaker Dr. Mark Ware will host a presentation on ‘Medical Cannabis: Insights into a Shifting Landscape.’ The event poster says, “You are invited to attend! Medical Cannabis: Insights into a Shifting Landscape with Guest Speaker Dr. Mark Ware MD, FRCP[C], Chief Medical Officer recognized globally as... Read more of this article

Dr. Johnson Joins Medical Specialties Group

Dr. Johnson Joins Medical Specialties Group

Dr. Andrea Gilford Johnson has joined the practice at Bermuda Medical Specialties Group [BMSG] and is now accepting new patients at their medical facility located on Reid Street in Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Medical Specialties Group [BMSG] is pleased to announce that Dr. Andrea Gilford Johnson, MBBS, has joined the practice and is... Read more of this article

Health Council Provider Advantage Programme

Health Council Provider Advantage Programme

The Bermuda Health Council has announced the re-launch of its voluntary registration, Provider Advantage Programme, which is available to the island’s more than 300 health sector businesses. A spokesperson said, “As the island’s leading repository of health services, the Council’s intake and update process records vital information about... Read more of this article

Decision On Hospital Response To PATI Request

Decision On Hospital Response To PATI Request

Information Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez has issued her latest decision, this one related to searches for records held by the Bermuda Hospitals Board following a PATI request. The ICO office said, “This decision concerns the reasonableness of a search conducted by the Bermuda Hospitals Board in response to a PATI request related to the number... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With Board & Council Members

Minister Meets With Board & Council Members

Last evening, Minister of Health Kim Wilson met with members of the Ministry’s boards, councils and committees in an inaugural orientation meeting.“The Ministry of Health has 31 Boards under its remit to assist in the stewardship, regulation and oversight of the country’s health system,” a spokesperson said. “There are 16 boards... Read more of this article

Health Student? Apply For Dr. Ball Scholarship

Health Student? Apply For Dr. Ball Scholarship

The Ministry of Health today announced that the application period for the Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarship has opened, with the application period set to conclude on 30 April 2019. “The Ministry of Health awards the Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarship annually to students seeking careers or professional development in public... Read more of this article

Volume-Based To Value-Based Health System

Volume-Based To Value-Based Health System

The Bermuda Health Council released an information brief on ‘alternative payment mechanisms,’ which they said was part of a “larger community conversation around goals for transitioning our system from a volume-based payment model to one based more on value.” A spokesperson said, “Recently, Bermuda’s residents have been... Read more of this article

Doctor To Address ED At Northshore Medical

Doctor To Address ED At Northshore Medical

Clinical urological surgeon Dr. Jonathan Makanjuola will be available at Northshore Medical & Aesthetics Centre from February 16 to February 22 in order to address erectile dysfunction with patients. A spokesperson said, “Erectile dysfunction [ED] may not the main topic of conversation this Valentine’s Day, but it’s affecting increasing... Read more of this article