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Minister Updates On National Health Plan

Minister Updates On National Health Plan

“Making sure that all people have health coverage and that they can afford this coverage is a basic standard promoted by health experts worldwide. We are committed to achieving that standard,” said Health Minister Zane DeSilva this morning [Sept 26]. The Minister held a press conference to update on the National Health Plan, which he said... Read more of this article

Health Minister On ‘Health Reform Strategy’

Health Minister On ‘Health Reform Strategy’

“Despite our extensive consultation efforts during the development of the NHP, there remain some misconceptions of what the Plan is and why it is needed,” Health Minister Zane DeSilva told the House of Assembly yesterday [June 15]. “The National Health Plan is a health reform strategy. It is a roadmap to change our health system so... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On National Health Plan

Minister Updates On National Health Plan

Health Minister Zane DeSilva yesterday [Apr.13] updated the House of Assembly on the progress made to date on the National Health Plan. Six Task Groups were established to develop policy options to implement key goals in the Health Plan, and a Steering Committee to oversee developments. The Task Groups are responsible for developing viable solutions... Read more of this article

Health Minister On FutureCare

Health Minister On FutureCare

Speaking on Friday in the House of Assembly, Minister of Health Zane DeSilva said that “Government was transparent in how it developed and rolled out FutureCare.” “On 8th December, 2011, the Health Insurance Department issued a detailed press statement on FutureCare co-payments for local specialist care, in which the Director of the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Hosts Health Financing Conferences

Bermuda Hosts Health Financing Conferences

Two health financing conferences — the Health Financing Summit  [HFS] and the 6th Caribbean Conference on Health Financing Initiatives [CCHFI] — will take place next week at Rosewood Tucker’s Point. Both are hosted jointly by the Ministry of Health and the Bermuda Health Council and aim to deal with health systems and health financing... Read more of this article

Revised National Health Plan Released

Revised National Health Plan Released

Following the release of the Consultation Feedback Report on the National Health Plan 2011 in October, the Ministry of Health has today [Nov.8] released the final version of the initiative which incorporates the consultation feedback, entitled “National Health Plan: Bermuda Health System Reform Strategy.” Minister of Health Zane Desilva... Read more of this article

National Health Plan Consultation Paper

National Health Plan Consultation Paper

This morning [June 10] Minister of Health Zane Desilva delivered a Ministerial Statement about the National Health Plan Consultation Paper, saying “The initial consultation period is now over and the written feedback has finally ceased to trickle in. I am very happy to report that we received over 100 written submissions. Written feedback was... Read more of this article

Health Ministry Clears Up “NHP Misinformation”

Health Ministry Clears Up “NHP Misinformation”

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Health said they wish to “alert the public to the fact that grossly inaccurate information is currently in public circulation regarding the National Health Plan [NHP] Consultation Paper.” Saying that they hope to properly inform the public on the details and implications of the Consultation Paper, the Ministry... Read more of this article

National Health Plan Meeting Tomorrow

National Health Plan Meeting Tomorrow

There will be a Public Information Meeting about the National Health Plan 2011 Consultation Paper tomorrow [Apr.26] at 6:30 p.m. at Francis Patton Primary School. Minister of Health Zane DeSilva and the Chief Executive Officer of the Bermuda Health Council, Dr. Jennifer Attride-Stirling will be presenting an outline of the National Health Plan and will... Read more of this article

Tonight’s Health Plan Meeting Postponed

Tonight’s Health Plan Meeting Postponed

The Ministry of Health would like to advise the public that the Public Information Meeting on the National Health Plan consultation paper, originally scheduled to take place this evening [Apr.14] at 6pm at Francis Patton Primary School, will now take place on Tuesday April 26th, 2011 at 6pm at Francis Patton Primary School. Speakers at the public meeting... Read more of this article

Got Feedback? New National Health Plan Hotline

Got Feedback? New National Health Plan Hotline

The Ministry of Health has launched a “hotline” for residents to provided feedback about the proposed National Health Plan [NHP]. The voicemail system allows callers to leave their feedback, comments and suggestions regarding the NHP for the Government’s consideration. It also has the option for residents to provide their name and contact... Read more of this article

Tonight: National Health Plan Public Meeting

Tonight: National Health Plan Public Meeting

There will be a Public Information Meeting about the National Health Plan today [Mar.17] at 6:30 p.m. at Heron Bay Primary School Assembly Hall, on Middle Road in Southampton. The Ministry said there will be ample parking – any overflow vehicles can be accommodated on the school field. Minister of Health Zane DeSilva and the Chief Executive Officer... Read more of this article

Democratic Alliance Responds to Health Plan

Democratic Alliance Responds to Health Plan

The Bermuda Democratic Alliance has responded to the proposed National Health Plan, with MP Shawn Crockwell asking a number of questions. Yesterday Health Minister Zane DeSilva unveiled the Plan, which would provide universal access to basic health coverage for all residents, including hospitalization, as well and primary care and prevention. You can... Read more of this article