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MP Lovitta Foggo: “Will The Promise Be Kept?”

MP Lovitta Foggo: “Will The Promise Be Kept?”

As the six months of review about the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre continues, St. David’s MP Lovitta Foggo has asked will the promise of keeping it open be kept. Last year the Bermuda Hospitals Board announced that they would close the St David’s medical facility, citing financial constraints. The Opposition raised strenuous objections, and... Read more of this article

St David’s Urgent Care Centre Hours Confirmed

St David’s Urgent Care Centre Hours Confirmed

The Bermuda Hospitals Board confirmed that the operating hours for the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre from Saturday 30 November 2013 will continue to be from 4pm to midnight on weekdays and midday to midnight over the weekends. It will also open in the event the Causeway is closed. The service had been planned to cease on Friday 29 November, however... Read more of this article

Videos & Photos: Lamb Foggo Protest March

Videos & Photos: Lamb Foggo Protest March

Close to 5,000 signatures were on the petition that was presented to Premier Craig Cannonier at the conclusion of yesterday’s [Nov 22] protest march. The march was focused over the future of the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre, a situation that has been in the headlines recently. The Bermuda Hospitals Board announced a few weeks ago they would close... Read more of this article

Live Updates/Video: Lamb Foggo Protest March

Live Updates/Video: Lamb Foggo Protest March

[Updating] The planned protest march over the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre situation is set to get underway at 12pm today [Nov 22]. leaving from the BIU headquarters and heading to the House of Assembly where a petition with over 3,000 signatures will be presented. Citing financial losses in the $100,000 to $350,000 per year range, the Bermuda Hospitals... Read more of this article

Minister Directs BHB: Keep Lamb Foggo Open

Minister Directs BHB: Keep Lamb Foggo Open

[Updated with video, PLP & BHB response] Health Minister Patricia Gordon Pamplin has just announced that she has directed the Bermuda Hospitals Board to keep the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre open until an “alternative plan is worked out that meets the needs of the people of the East End.” The Minister said she “anticipates no... Read more of this article

Minister & PLP On Lamb Foggo Centre Expenses

Minister & PLP On Lamb Foggo Centre Expenses

[Updated with video/documents] The debate over the plans to close the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre in St David’s continues, with Opposition MPs saying that the Health Minister has been “misleading” about the financial performance as it operated at a surplus, while the Minister released a document indicating the facility would need an... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Protest March Planned On Friday

Lamb Foggo Protest March Planned On Friday

[Updated] A march to protest the plans to close down the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre in St David’s is scheduled for tomorrow [Nov 22], set to leave BIU headquarters and make its way to the House of Assembly where a petition will be presented. Citing financial losses in the $100,000 to $350,000 per year range, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]... Read more of this article

Health Minister On Lamb Foggo Centre Closure

Health Minister On Lamb Foggo Centre Closure

Health and Seniors Minister Patricia Gordon-Pamplin spoke on the BHB’s decision to close the Lamb-Foggo Urgent Care Centre in St. David’s today [Nov 15] in the House of Assembly. The Minister said, “I have tried not to be inhospitable to the Opposition for their role in placing the BHB in this dire situation, however, when misinformation... Read more of this article

PLP MP To Host Lamb-Foggo UCC Meeting

PLP MP To Host Lamb-Foggo UCC Meeting

The Progressive Labour Party will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday [Nov 14] starting at 7pm at the Clearwater Middle School, and are encouraging anyone interested in keeping the Lamb-Foggo Urgent Care Centre open to attend. Citing financial losses in the $100,000 to $350,000 per year range, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] recently announced... Read more of this article

Marc Bean: Health Minister Is “Derelict” In Duty

Marc Bean: Health Minister Is “Derelict” In Duty

The public hasn’t “heard a single word” from the Minister of Health Patricia Gordon Pamplin about the closure of the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre, which is “clear evidence of this part-time Minister’s casual approach to healthcare”, Opposition Leader Marc Bean said today [Nov 7]. Citing financial losses in the $100,000... Read more of this article

PLP: OBA Neglected To Mention Board Members

PLP: OBA Neglected To Mention Board Members

In an OBA MP’s “haste to distance” the party from the decision to close the Lamb-Foggo Urgent Care Centre, they “neglected to mention” that the OBA Chairman, an OBA MP, and a former OBA MP are all members of the BHB board that made the decision, the Shadow Health Minister said today. The OBA responded by saying there are... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Petition Posted In St David’s Store

Lamb Foggo Petition Posted In St David’s Store

The debate over the closing of the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] in the east end continues, with a petition being posted in a St David’s store asking people to “lodge their outrage” at the closure. The petition was available on the store’s counter, and a few sheets were already filled with signatures. The petition... Read more of this article

MP Foggo: OBA Turned Their Back On East End

MP Foggo: OBA Turned Their Back On East End

“It is sad that given the East End provided the margin of victory for the One Bermuda Alliance’s Election campaign that a year later the OBA has turned its back on the people of the East End,” St David’s MP Lovitta Foggo said today. Ms Foggo said, “In 2012 the OBA said they would ‘Establish an ambulance station that will... Read more of this article