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OBA: Premier Deflecting From ‘Unpopular Policy’

OBA: Premier Deflecting From ‘Unpopular Policy’

“Questions must be asked about whether the Premier misled the House,” Shadow Health Minister Pat Gordon-Pamplin said in relation to the Premier’s comments about the Patients 1st group, adding that “the Premier is trying to deflect from a very unpopular new policy.” Ms. Gordon-Pamplin said, “Now that the insurance... Read more of this article

‘$723 Million Dollars Must Be Spent Better’

‘$723 Million Dollars Must Be Spent Better’

“The Minister of Health looks forward to engaging with the Patients First group to consider its proposed solutions towards universal health coverage,” the Government said today, with the Minister adding that “the $723 million dollars Bermuda spends annually on healthcare can and must be spent better.” A government spokesperson... Read more of this article

‘Patients 1st’ Respond To Premier’s Comments

‘Patients 1st’ Respond To Premier’s Comments

The Premier’s “statement that health insurance companies are running the group Patients 1st is absolutely untrue,” the group said today, adding that they have ”never received funding from any insurance company and there is currently no involvement in the group by insurance company representatives.” A spokesperson said, “Patients... Read more of this article

Patients 1st ”Solutions Seven” Working Group

Patients 1st ”Solutions Seven” Working Group

“We are in the process of finalizing a ‘Solutions Seven’ Patients 1st working group that will present our top seven proposals to Minister Wilson and her team,” the Patients 1st group said. A spokesperson said, “Patients 1st would like to thank all of those who participated in the ‘Talk in The Park’ last week.... Read more of this article

10 Videos: Speeches At Patients First Gathering

10 Videos: Speeches At Patients First Gathering

The ‘Patients 1st’ group hosted a ‘Health Plan Talk in the Park’ at Queen Elizabeth Park in Hamilton on Friday, with a crowd of people turning out to hear speakers discuss the Government’s planned healthcare reform. A spokesperson for the group previously said, “The group was started by concerned medical professionals and has now grown to... Read more of this article

Photos: Patients 1st Hold Gathering In Park

Photos: Patients 1st Hold Gathering In Park

The ‘Patients 1st’ group hosted a ‘Health Plan Talk in the Park’ at Queen Elizabeth Park in Hamilton on Friday, with a crowd of people turning out to hear speakers discuss the Government’s planned healthcare reform. A spokesperson for the group previously said, ““The group was started by concerned medical professionals and has... Read more of this article

Health Ministry On Patients First Gathering

Health Ministry On Patients First Gathering

“It was encouraging to see a large turnout at the event, as healthcare is a topic which affects everyone and change in this sphere is something which does and should involve all of us,” the Health Ministry said following today’s gathering held by Patients First in Queen Elizabeth Park.“The Ministry is pleased that Patients First... Read more of this article

Video & Updates: ‘Patients 1st’ Health Plan Talk

Video & Updates: ‘Patients 1st’ Health Plan Talk

[Updated] The ‘Patients 1st’ group is holding a ‘Health Plan Talk in the Park’ this afternoon [Feb 7] at Queen Elizabeth Park in Hamilton. A Patient’s 1st organizer previously said; “With faith in each other and love in our hearts, we must now create an approach to healthcare reform that protects the vulnerable without reducing the quality... Read more of this article

‘Patients 1st’ To Host Health Plan Talk On Feb 7

‘Patients 1st’ To Host Health Plan Talk On Feb 7

The ‘Patients 1st’ group will be hosting a ‘Health Plan Talk in the Park’ on Friday [Feb 7] at 12.30pm at Queen Elizabeth Park in Hamilton, with the organisers saying the event provides the opportunity for “people to be heard and to learn more about what health reform means to them.” A spokesperson said, “Patients 1st... Read more of this article

Video: Patients 1st Forum On Health Plan

Video: Patients 1st Forum On Health Plan

[Updated] The ‘Patients 1st’ group is holding a public forum this evening [Nov 26] at St Paul AME Centennial Hall in Hamilton with an objective “to help patients understand the proposed 2020 healthcare reform” with a “presentation from your healthcare professional’s view,” and you can tune in and watch live below. The panelists are... Read more of this article

‘Patients 1st’ Group To Host Health Plan Forum

‘Patients 1st’ Group To Host Health Plan Forum

The ‘Patients 1st’ group will be hosting a public forum on Tuesday, November 26 at 5.30pm at St Paul AME Centennial Hall in Hamilton with an objective “to help patients understand the proposed 2020 healthcare reform” with a “presentation from your healthcare professional’s view.” Government statement: A government... Read more of this article