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BHEC: Transition To Online Payment System

BHEC: Transition To Online Payment System

The Bermuda Health Council is informing the general public that the Health Council is transitioning to a new online health professional registration payment portal as of 1st October 2022. A spokesperson said, “The online payment portal allows regulated health professionals to submit payment for their registration application in minutes and no... Read more of this article

Health Council: Public Health Survey Reminder

Health Council: Public Health Survey Reminder

The Bermuda Health Council is reminding the public to sign up by September 5 to take part in the public health survey. A spokesperson said, “Thank you for your participation in aiding to enhance the Bermuda healthcare system. We are getting closer to reaching our goal, but are seeking 255 more participants to sign up by 5th September. “The mission... Read more of this article

BHEC: Surveys To Examine Health Conditions

BHEC: Surveys To Examine Health Conditions

The Bermuda Health Council in collaboration with the University of West Indies, will conduct two local studies “that will help policy makers and clinicians understand how residents feel about their health and the value they see in healthcare.” A spokesperson said, “The survey developed by the EuroQOL group, will help in uncovering what... Read more of this article

2022 Health Facility Registration Commences

2022 Health Facility Registration Commences

The Bermuda Health Council has commenced the 2022 Health Facility Registration process for all health-related businesses, and noted that for additional information, people can access the memorandum or contact them via 292-6420 or healthcouncil@bhec.bm. The memorandum said, “The Bermuda Health Council will be opening the 2022 Health Facility Registration... Read more of this article

Photos: HMC Patients Hold Protest In Hamilton

Photos: HMC Patients Hold Protest In Hamilton

[Updating] A protest is being held this morning [May 31] in Hamilton against what the group called “Bermuda Health Council’s discriminatory policy against HIP and FutureCare patients using Dr. Soares and HMC Burnaby Medical Center.” In an online post, the Imaging Access for HIP and FutureCare patients at HMC Burnaby Urgent Care said,... Read more of this article

BHEC Update To Fit-To-Fly Test Protocol

BHEC Update To Fit-To-Fly Test Protocol

The Bermuda Health Council released an advisory on the updated protocols for supervised antigen testing and Fit-to-Fly certificates. A spokesperson said, “In accordance with existing guidelines, the Health Council informs the public and health service providers of updated protocols for supervised antigen testing and Fit-to-Fly certificates. “Earlier... Read more of this article

BHEC Launches Kidney Disease Campaign

BHEC Launches Kidney Disease Campaign

The Bermuda Health Council, local health professionals, and medical doctors have partnered “to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease [CKD] for National Kidney Month and World Kidney Day on March 10.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Health Council, local health professionals, and medical doctors have partnered to increase awareness... Read more of this article

Health Council On Covid ‘Fit To Fly’ Certificate

Health Council On Covid ‘Fit To Fly’ Certificate

“Effective January 17, 2022, registered health service providers have been granted the ability to provide Covid-19 rapid antigen testing, and issue the corresponding fit-to-fly certificates for individuals traveling to the United States,” a memo from BHEC said. A spokesperson said, “As of noon today, the Bermuda Health Council [BHEC] issued... Read more of this article

Genrui Antigen Test Removed From Approved List

Genrui Antigen Test Removed From Approved List

The Bermuda Health Council advised that they have “removed the Genrui Antigen Test Kit from the approved list of Covid-19 antigen test kits until further notice.” A spokesperson said, “The Health Products Regulatory Authority [HPRA] has encouraged the public to remove the product due to hundreds of users complaints about false positive... Read more of this article

Health Council’s ‘Non-Compliant’ Employers’ List

Health Council’s ‘Non-Compliant’ Employers’ List

The Bermuda Health Council has released the list of “Non-Compliant Employers” on their website, with the Health Council reminding “employers of shared responsibility for health insurance coverage.” A spokesperson said, “Since June 2015, the Bermuda Health Council [the “Health Council”] was granted the right to publish... Read more of this article

Access To Covid Testing, Vaccines, Treatment

Access To Covid Testing, Vaccines, Treatment

The Bermuda Health Council has created a rather informative infographic outlining the current access to Covid-19 testing, vaccination and treatment in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “There is a lot of information online and sometimes it can be overwhelming when searching through multiple platforms for information. With this in mind, the Health Council... Read more of this article

BHEC: List Of Approved Covid Testing Facilities

BHEC: List Of Approved Covid Testing Facilities

The Bermuda Health Council has published a directory of approved Covid-19 testing facilities in Bermuda, with five listed: C & S West Medical Services, King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Northshore Medical Laboratory, HMC Burnaby Urgent Care & Medical Imaging, and Helix Genetic And Scientific Solutions. The statement from the Bermuda Health... Read more of this article

BHEC Provides List Of Approved Antigen Tests

BHEC Provides List Of Approved Antigen Tests

The Bermuda Health Council has published a list of approved SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen tests, with approximately 60 listed. “This list will be monitored and updated on a weekly basis, as appropriate. Providing transparency is necessary to ensure the uniformed use of quality antigen tests here in Bermuda,” a spokesperson said. “While... Read more of this article