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BHB: Financials & Strategic Plan For 2016 – 2021

BHB: Financials & Strategic Plan For 2016 – 2021

The Bermuda Hospitals Board today released end of year unaudited financial statements for 2015/16 as well as their ‘Strategic Plan for 2016 – 2021.’ The BHB said that highlights for the fiscal year 2015/16 include “completion of a six month strategic planning process for the entire BHB that received stakeholder input from 300... Read more of this article

BHCS & Brown Darrell Hold ‘Docs For Dinner’

BHCS & Brown Darrell Hold ‘Docs For Dinner’

Bermuda HealthCare Services [BHCS] and Brown-Darrell Clinic continued their quarterly Docs for Dinner series last week at Cafe Lido with a lecture by cardiologist Michael Poon MD, FACC, FSCCT; Professor of Medicine [Cardiology] Radiology and Emergency Medicine at Hofstra-Northwell School of Medicine. Founder and Executive Chairman of BHCS Dr. Ewart... Read more of this article

Sheppard Appointed BHCT Development Director

Sheppard Appointed BHCT Development Director

The Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] has named Lisa Sheppard as its new Development Director, with Ms. Sheppard saying that she is “excited by this opportunity.” A spokesperson said, “Bermudian Lisa Sheppard moved back home after 20 years away to give back to her community. The BHCT recently appointed Lisa to Development Director... Read more of this article

Events To Mark Dementia Awareness Week

Events To Mark Dementia Awareness Week

Local charity Action on Alzheimer’s & Dementia [AAD] is marking World Alzheimer’s Day this Wednesday and hosting a film screening, art show, wine-tasting fundraiser and several education sessions for families and caregivers to raise public awareness during “Dementia Awareness Week 2016.” The registered non-profit was founded in 2012 to raise... Read more of this article

Photos: OCAB ‘Break The Silence’ 5K Run/Walk

Photos: OCAB ‘Break The Silence’ 5K Run/Walk

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Bermuda [OCAB] held the Break The Silence 5K Run/Walk today [Sept 18] at Clearwater Beach in St. David’s, with Max De Ste Croix and Gayle Lindsay winning the event. De Ste Croix covered the 5K course in a time of 19:08, with Chefton Hall finishing second in 19:43 and Jahmai Lottimore was third in 19:52. Lindsay crossed the... Read more of this article

Annual “Walk For An Answer” Held For TTP

Annual “Walk For An Answer” Held For TTP

On Saturday, the second annual ‘Walk for An Answer ‘for Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia Purpura [TTP] got underway at 8am, with walkers traveling from the Botanical Gardens to Albouys Point and back. Team Bermuda Gold included friends, family, students and some of their pet dogs joined in and came out to support their colleague Leila Madeiros... Read more of this article

BHCS & Brown Darrell To Host ‘Docs For Dinner’

BHCS & Brown Darrell To Host ‘Docs For Dinner’

Bermuda HealthCare Services and Brown Darrell-Clinic will be hosting our quarterly Docs For Dinner Event on Thursday September 22nd starting at 6:30 pm at Cafe Lido. Over thirty Doctors are expected to attend the presentation and will receive two Continuing Medical Education credits. The guest speaker will be cardiologist Michael Poon MD, FACC, FSCCT;... Read more of this article

BF&M, Argus Donate Towards Radiation Therapy

BF&M, Argus Donate Towards Radiation Therapy

Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre [BCHC] have received commitment from BF&M Limited and the Argus Group to supporting BCHC in the provision of radiation therapy locally to Bermuda’s residents. The insurers will donate $250,000 each towards the completion of a new building to house Bermuda’s first radiation facility, which will offer Bermuda... Read more of this article

Dr. Kenneth Hardy’s Visit & Training Cancelled

Dr. Kenneth Hardy’s Visit & Training Cancelled

The Family Centre has announced that Dr. Kenneth Hardy’s visit to the island and all scheduled training and activities have been cancelled. A spokesperson said, “On Saturday evening September 10th, Family Centre learned from Dr. Hardy’s assistant that his mother had an unfortunate fall. Today it was confirmed that Dr. Hardy will not be arriving... Read more of this article

Northshore Medical Celebrates ‘MedSpa Month’

Northshore Medical Celebrates ‘MedSpa Month’

Northshore Medical and Aesthetics Center [NMAC] will be celebrating “MedSpa Month” throughout September, with special discounts and offers being showcased every day of the month. “With summer just behind us, fall is an ideal time to prepare our skin and body for the cooler months ahead, as well as get a jump start on that wanted body”, said... Read more of this article

OCAB To Hold ‘Break The Silence’ 5K Run/Walk

OCAB To Hold ‘Break The Silence’ 5K Run/Walk

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Bermuda [OCAB], an affiliate of BCHC, is getting set to hold the Break The Silence 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, September 18. The event poster says, “In collaboration with MAAC, OCAB is holding its second annual Break The Silence 5K Walk/Run at Southside, St. David’s.” For more details, or to register, visit here. Related... Read more of this article

Healthy Lunches For Dellwood Middle School

Healthy Lunches For Dellwood Middle School

September has been declared National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and Lahey Hospital & Medical Center [LHMC] will sponsor the creation and delivery of 280 healthy lunches for the students at Dellwood Middle School on Tuesday, September 13th. Lahey said, “In July of 2015, Jeanne Atherden, Minister of Health, Seniors, and Environment,... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Centre To Close For Two Weeks

Lamb Foggo Centre To Close For Two Weeks

The Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] will close for two weeks this fall in order for maintenance work to take place, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said today. The BHB said, “BHB’s strategy seeks to improve quality of care, strengthen partnerships and support a healthy community. As part of this strategy, BHB will close the UCC for two... Read more of this article