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Open Airways Survey: Do You Have Asthma?

Open Airways Survey: Do You Have Asthma?

Open Airways is conducting an online survey about asthma, and they are inviting the public to visit www.openairways.com and complete the 3-minute survey. A spokesperson said, “Open Airways is inviting everyone with asthma in Bermuda to complete a quick [3 minute] online survey about their asthma. “Asthma is very common in Bermuda affecting... Read more of this article

Health Council Launches Series Of Meetings

Health Council Launches Series Of Meetings

“The Bermuda Health Council will be continuing a series of meetings with stakeholders and groups within our communities for the purpose of supporting the improvement of how we deliver care, pay for care, and the results we receive from our health system,” the Health Council said. A spokesperson said, “These series of meetings with diverse... Read more of this article

Discussed & Decision ‘Not To Engage Further’

Discussed & Decision ‘Not To Engage Further’

The Bermuda Health Council Board “discussed the potential conflict of interest of the arrangement in June 2016, which resulted in the decision for Dr. Brathwaite not to engage further due to the potential perceived conflicts with Ms. Moulton’s then employer Lahey International,” the Health Council said today. This follows after a report... Read more of this article

First International Facility To Earn Accreditation

First International Facility To Earn Accreditation

Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre has been awarded accreditation in radiation oncology by the American College of Radiology [ACR], making the local not-for-profit the first international facility to achieve this recognition. ACR accreditation is a voluntary process that demonstrates Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s commitment to excellence in patient... Read more of this article

Public Advisory: KEMH Roof Sealing Works

Public Advisory: KEMH Roof Sealing Works

The roof at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] is currently having some repairs done on it and the Bermuda Hospitals Board is advising the work is expected to last “several weeks”. A BHB spokesperson said, “Work to seal a section of the roof at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] has begun. The work is expected to last several... Read more of this article

Red Cross Donates Scooter To Gordon Ward

Red Cross Donates Scooter To Gordon Ward

Residents on BHB’s Gordon Ward have access to an electric scooter, thanks to a donation from the Bermuda Red Cross. The donated scooter will be used by various residents who have mobility issues, to help them within and outside the hospital building. Mr Roland Peters, Clinical Resource Nurse for Gordon Ward, comments: “We are very grateful for... Read more of this article

Appreciation Luncheon For Dr. Mahesh Reddy

Appreciation Luncheon For Dr. Mahesh Reddy

A group of patients of Bermuda HealthCare Services and Brown-Darrell Clinic have organised an Appreciation Luncheon for Dr. Mahesh Reddy. The luncheon will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at the St. Paul’s Centennial Hall from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m. “I’m a patient of Dr. Reddy and I believe that this is a perfect way to say how much I... Read more of this article

Photos: CedarBridge Academy Health Fair

Photos: CedarBridge Academy Health Fair

CedarBridge Academy hosted a Health Fair this afternoon [Jan 31] at the Upper Floor of the Administration Building with a number of different agencies on hand to offer advice and answer questions. A spokesperson previously said, “In an effort to encourage a healthy lifestyle, School Nurse Genny Williams-Hart, and the School Safety Committee are hosting... Read more of this article

Dr Brown Asks For Review Of Police Investigation

Dr Brown Asks For Review Of Police Investigation

Lawyers acting for the health clinics operated by Dr Ewart Brown have written to the Governor and Director of Public Prosecutions to express their concern at what is alleged to be “the use of sensitive patient information by a senior member of the Bermuda Police Service.” They also requested the Governor “instruct a review of the investigation... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Removal Of CEO Should Ring Alarm Bells’

OBA: ‘Removal Of CEO Should Ring Alarm Bells’

[Updated] “The removal of Tawanna Wedderburn as the CEO of the Bermuda Health Council should ring alarm bells,” Shadow Minister of Health Patricia Gordon-Pamplin said, adding that “this is a highly respected professional who was removed from her job without any public explanation.” Background In December of last year, the Bermuda... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Academy To Host Health Fair

CedarBridge Academy To Host Health Fair

CedarBridge Academy is getting set to host a Health Fair on January 31 from 1.30pm to 5.00pm at the Upper Floor of the Administration Building. A spokesperson said, “Becoming healthy has become a major focus for everyone these days. Changing habits is challenging, a major learning process. In an effort to encourage a healthy lifestyle, School... Read more of this article

BCHC Earn BNSC Certification For Second Time

BCHC Earn BNSC Certification For Second Time

Noting that they are “always striving to meet and exceed international standards,” Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre announced that the Centre has successfully earned the Bermuda National Standards Committee [BNSC] Certification for a second time. The Centre first received this achievement in 2014. The BNSC certification programme demonstrates... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Of Health On Vaccinations

Video: Minister Of Health On Vaccinations

[Updated] Minister of Health Kim Wilson is holding a press conference this morning [Jan 24] and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 19-minute replay is belowUpdate 3.05pm: Minister Wilson said, “Good morning and thank you for joining us. “Today,... Read more of this article