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Vitals To Hold ‘Thank A Nurse Day’ On May 31

Vitals To Hold ‘Thank A Nurse Day’ On May 31

Vitals will hold an event in honour of May being recognized by the Bermuda Nursing Association as ‘Nurses Month,’ with ‘Thank a Nurse Day’ on May 31. The event will take place from 8.00am to 8.30pm at the KEMH Acute Care Wing Lobby. A spokesperson said, “We are inviting the public to stop by the KEMH lobby to purchase a... Read more of this article

Photos: Relay For Life 24 Hour Walk Fundraiser

Photos: Relay For Life 24 Hour Walk Fundraiser

Over 3000 participants have registered to take part in the Relay For Life event which got underway at 6.30pm this evening [May 27] at the National Sports Centre and continues until tomorrow night. The team based fundraising event helps to raise awareness and funds to support cancer programmes in Bermuda. During the 24 hours, team members take it in... Read more of this article

BF&M, Argus Support BCHC Radiation Therapy

BF&M, Argus Support BCHC Radiation Therapy

BF&M and Argus Insurance said they are pleased to announce their support for the development of Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s Radiation Therapy Facility. BF&M President and CEO John Wight said, “BF&M is thrilled to support this initiative. Local radiation treatment at the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre provides an opportunity... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess New Gym To Open On June 1

Hamilton Princess New Gym To Open On June 1

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club today [May 26] announced the opening of its new exhale gym on June 1, 2016. The full-service gym is located on the main floor of the hotel, in the retail corridor. The fitness centre features a full-length window that offers views of the marina and harbour. The gym is equipped with machines from TechnoGym, a leading... Read more of this article

Column: Bill Aids Those With Mental Disability

Column: Bill Aids Those With Mental Disability

[Opinion column written by Nandi Outerbridge] May is Mental Health Month, surely the best possible time for the House of Assembly to pass an amendment to the Human Rights Act banning discrimination on the grounds of mental disability, as it did last week. Some of us may find it difficult to understand who might be affected by this piece of legislation.... Read more of this article

Column: Reducing Health Care Costs In Bermuda

Column: Reducing Health Care Costs In Bermuda

[Written by Dr Kuni Frith] I was recently made aware of an article on how the Swiss government officially recognized five complementary alternative modalities as legitimate medicine to work in conjunction with allopathic or traditional Western medicine within their healthcare system. The Swiss have taken a very bold and unbiased approach toward including... Read more of this article

Bermuda 2000 Appointed NOsquito Distributor

Bermuda 2000 Appointed NOsquito Distributor

Bermuda 2000, operators of the RUBiS Causeway Service Station, said have been appointed the exclusive distributor in Bermuda for NOsquito, a product they said is designed to help combat the spread of the Zika virus, and other vector diseases spread by mosquito. Graeme Hagen, Owner of Bermuda 2000 said: “With the spread of the ZIKA virus throughout... Read more of this article

BCHC To Host Skin Cancer Public Presentation

BCHC To Host Skin Cancer Public Presentation

The month of May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness month and Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre will host a public presentation on skin cancer in Bermuda. BCHC said, “On May 25th, join Dr. Jonathan Schoenfeld, Radiation Oncology Director of the Melanoma Disease Center at Dana Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center as he talks on skin cancer... Read more of this article

“Ageing In Bermuda” Forum To Be Held May 20

“Ageing In Bermuda” Forum To Be Held May 20

The Peace and Social Justice Committee of the Roman Catholic Church of Bermuda will be hosting its fourth forum in a series on “Ageing in Bermuda” on Friday, May 20 at St. Theresa’s Church Hall on Laffan Street. The forum will get underway at 7.30pm, with the public invited to attend; refreshments will be served. A spokesperson said, “One... Read more of this article

Hospitals Board Release Staff Salary Information

Hospitals Board Release Staff Salary Information

The Bermuda Hospitals Board today [May 16] released compensation data for its employees, saying that “in the interests of public accountability and transparency, we have decided that updated salary information for all completed fiscal years should be shared.” The BHB said, “The top range total cost in the Executive group declined from... Read more of this article

Ministry & Grocers Launch “$aver The Flavour”

Ministry & Grocers Launch “$aver The Flavour”

The Ministry of Health and Seniors launched the $aver the Flavour, Eat Well for Less initiative which is designed to help residents have a healthy, balanced diet at an affordable price. This initiative has been developed by the Department of Health in partnership with community retailers, in particular with support from local grocers and wholesalers... Read more of this article

Bermuda Nurse Of The Year Award Ceremony

Bermuda Nurse Of The Year Award Ceremony

[Written by Chris Famous] Recently, for a brief second I thought that I had died and went to heaven. On Sunday May 1st I was invited to attend the Bermuda Nurses Association 2016 Nurse of the Year Award Luncheon which was held at the beautiful setting of Newstead’s Beau Rivage Restaurant.The room was filled to capacity with over 100 persons comprised... Read more of this article

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