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New Medical Clinic Set To Open In Hamilton

New Medical Clinic Set To Open In Hamilton

Bermuda Medical Specialties Group [BMSG] will be opening a new medical practice on Reid Street in Hamilton, with the 6,500 sq feet facility featuring 9 exam rooms, 4 diagnostic rooms, an infusion/blood donation suite and a procedure room; and the business — co-founded by Dr. Arlene Basden and businessman Marico Thomas — is planning to employ... Read more of this article

Meeting For Brown-Darrell Clinic Patients

Meeting For Brown-Darrell Clinic Patients

Patients and others “who are concerned about the impending closure of the Brown-Darrell Clinic” are invited to attend a meeting on Thursday [Feb 1] at 5:30pm at St. Paul’s Centennial Hall, where Dr Ewart Brown will be available “to answer any questions.” A spokesperson said, “Patients of Bermuda HealthCare Services/Brown-Darrell... Read more of this article

Minister On Cervical Health Awareness Month

Minister On Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical Health Awareness Month is drawing to a close, and Minister of Health Kim Wilson recently delivered a talk on cervical cancer at an event organised by Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre and the Department of Health. Minister Wilson said, “We have all heard the expression: ‘To be forewarned is to be forearmed.” This is a phrase that’s... Read more of this article

Health Department: Rise In Flu Cases On Island

Health Department: Rise In Flu Cases On Island

The Department of Health’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit said they have “seen a rise in numbers of flu cases recorded on the island,” adding that “by protecting yourself against influenza, you are also protecting your family, your household, your workplace and ultimately your community.” “Thorough hand washing is... Read more of this article

Video: Dr Ewart Brown On CT Scan Closure

Video: Dr Ewart Brown On CT Scan Closure

There was legal action pending prior to the agreement for Government to pay a financial supplement for CT and MRI scans, Dr Ewart Brown has confirmed, adding that while the Government has “taken steps to help” they have “suffered staggering losses”. Dr Ewart Brown — a former Premier who is the Executive Chairman of Bermuda... Read more of this article

BHB Extend Thanks After Community Event

BHB Extend Thanks After Community Event

The Bermuda Hospitals Board thanked everyone who attended the MWI Community Event at Pier Six on Thursday, January 18th, where approximately 70 attendees participated in a series of conversations with MWI staff regarding seven projects to improve mental health, child & adolescent, intellectual [previously learning] disability and substance abuse... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader On Resignation, Health Costs

Opposition Leader On Resignation, Health Costs

“The statement by the Premier announcing former Minister DeSilva’s resignation leaves a lot of unanswered questions,” Opposition Leader Jeanne Atherden said, adding that “regardless of what the reason is for the resignation of Mr. DeSilva the people of Bermuda need to be assured that this will not lead to an increase in the cost... Read more of this article

NMAC: Dr. Walczyszyn & Dr. Sagiv To Visit

NMAC: Dr. Walczyszyn & Dr. Sagiv To Visit

Northshore Medical & Aesthetics Center [NMAC] announced that Dr. Maciej P Walczyszyn and Dr. Ofer Sagiv will be visiting Bermuda and will be seeing all patients. A spokesperson said, “NMAC is proud to announce that Dr. Maciej Walczyszyn will be visiting Bermuda and will be seeing all patients. Dr. W, for short, is a pulmonary & critical care... Read more of this article

Video: Dr. Ewart Brown Press Conference

Video: Dr. Ewart Brown Press Conference

[Updated] Dr. Ewart Brown is holding a press conference this afternoon [Jan 17] to speak on the closure of the CT Scan Unit at Brown-Darrell Clinic . We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video of Dr Brown’s press conference is below. Update 1.50pm: The press conference has concluded, and the 45-minute replay is... Read more of this article

1 Hour Video: Halting Rise Of Obesity & Diabetes

1 Hour Video: Halting Rise Of Obesity & Diabetes

[Updated] The Ministry of Health is hosting a public presentation on “how Obesity and Diabetes are impacting our community”, with Jane DeVille-Almond as the guest speaker, and if you were unable to make it, you can tune in to the live broadcast below. “Obesity and Diabetes are our most serious public health challenges and a significant... Read more of this article

Brown-Darrell CT Scan Unit To Close On Jan 31

Brown-Darrell CT Scan Unit To Close On Jan 31

[Updated] The CT Scan Unit at Brown-Darrell Clinic will close on January 31, 2018, with the company saying it is as a “result of severe reductions in payments by the Bermuda Health Council.” “For the past ten years Brown-Darrell has provided back-up CT services to KEMH and a private choice in CT care for Bermudian patients. We have... Read more of this article

CBD Hemp Products Now Available At Phoenix

CBD Hemp Products Now Available At Phoenix

Noting the amended Health Regulations, the Phoenix Stores said that they now stock a “wide selection of cannabinoid [CBD] Hemp Oil products at its seven drugstore locations.”Sian Bowen, Chief Pharmacist at The Phoenix Stores, says; “Medicinal cannabis use has garnered much national attention in recent years where some promising evidence... Read more of this article

MWI To Host Community Conversation Event

MWI To Host Community Conversation Event

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] invites people to a community conversation event focusing on improving addiction, learning disability and mental health services at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI]. The event will take place on Thursday 18 January 2018 at Pier Six. Light refreshments will be provided, with doors opening at 5pm and the event starting... Read more of this article