Tag: KEMH Redevelopment

35 Year Old Hospitalised After Industrial Accident

35 Year Old Hospitalised After Industrial Accident

At sometime around 1pm today [Apr 14] there was an industrial accident at the KEMH construction site, which resulted in a man being taken to hospital where he is presently listed in stable condition.A Bermuda Hospitals Board spokesperson said, “BHB can confirm that there was an industrial accident on the site of the new Acute Care Wing today... Read more of this article

BHCT New Executive Director: Ralph Richardson

BHCT New Executive Director: Ralph Richardson

The Board of Trustees of the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] has announced the appointment of Ralph Richardson [pictured left] as Executive Director, replacing Wendy Augustus. A spokesperson said, “The Board has the fullest confidence that Mr. Richardson will be an excellent steward of BHCT’s mission as a leader and advocate for healthcare... Read more of this article

New Emergency Dept. To Offer Patient Privacy

New Emergency Dept. To Offer Patient Privacy

Patient privacy is a hallmark of the Emergency Department in the new Acute Care Wing, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said today. A private waiting room with seating for 15 people and two wheelchairs will keep patients away from the main hospital traffic, while access to other hospital services required by emergency department patients will take place... Read more of this article

Partial Closure Of KEMH Ground Floor Corridor

Partial Closure Of KEMH Ground Floor Corridor

The Bermuda Hospitals Board said that construction works of the Acute Care Wing will necessitate the closure of a portion of the ground floor corridor between the Continuing Care Unit [CCU] and the main lobby of the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] this month. This section of the corridor will be closed for approximately four weeks. A spokeperson... Read more of this article

Sewage Pumps Turned On At New KEMH Facility

Sewage Pumps Turned On At New KEMH Facility

The King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] Acute Care Wing is nearing completion, and the pumps in the new sewage treatment facility were turned on Monday, March 31st. BHB said, “The state of the art plant constructed by BCM McAlpine Ltd. treats not only the waste expected when the new wing opens in September 2014 but also the current sewage... Read more of this article

Bank Foundation Donates $10 Million To BHCT

Bank Foundation Donates $10 Million To BHCT

Bank of Bermuda Foundation made history today with the fulfillment of its $10 million pledge to the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust’s [BHCT] “Why it Matters” campaign. A spokesperson said, “The largest capital campaign in the island’s history, ‘Why it Matters’ supports the construction of the new Acute Care Wing... Read more of this article

Hospital Dialysis Unit Construction Complete

Hospital Dialysis Unit Construction Complete

The Bermuda Hospitals Board said the construction of the Dialysis Unit in the new Acute Care Wing is complete, although not fitted with all the necessary equipment and furniture just yet. The 11,846 square foot area is significantly larger than the Beresford Swan Dialysis Unit where treatments are currently given.BHB President and CEO Venetta Symonds... Read more of this article

BHB Staff To Host Fundraising Variety Show

BHB Staff To Host Fundraising Variety Show

A group of like-minded staff at the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has come together to organise a variety show featuring the talents of colleagues on Saturday 29 March at 7 p.m. at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium. “There are so many staff members who are talented entertainers,” said committee member Beverly Marshall. “I thought bringing these... Read more of this article

BHCT Donation Honours “Shorty” Trimingham

BHCT Donation Honours “Shorty” Trimingham

The Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] has received a $100,000 donation made in honour of deForest “Shorty” Trimingham by his wife, Dorothy Trimingham, and daughter, Barrie Trimingham [pictured left]. A spokesperson said, “The donation was made towards the Why it Matters campaign in support of transforming the King Edward VII Memorial... Read more of this article

BHB Updates On Acute Care Wing Construction

BHB Updates On Acute Care Wing Construction

BHB has released their latest update on the construction of the Acute Care Wing. A spokesperson said, “The number of operatives on the site last month surpassed expected maximums, peaking at 610. This is good news for locals in the industry, who account for more than 60 percent of the workforce. “These numbers will gradually start to fall... Read more of this article