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BHB Hamilton In Person Payment Facility Closed

BHB Hamilton In Person Payment Facility Closed

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is advising the public that it has “closed its public reception desk in its Hamilton office to in-person activities until further notice.” A spokesperson said, “The Hamilton office located in Craig Appin House on Wesley Street has been convenient for many people to pay their bills. “Due to the high risk... Read more of this article

Post Office Staff Donate Meals To KEMH Staff

Post Office Staff Donate Meals To KEMH Staff

World Post Day is this Saturday and Bermuda Post Office staff traditionally celebrate the day with a team building activity. This year the staff decided to pool funds and provide meals for hospital workers who have been stressed during the pandemic. “Our team is not able to gather to celebrate this year,” said Postmaster General Sam Brangman... Read more of this article

BHB Celebrates Mental Health Awareness Week

BHB Celebrates Mental Health Awareness Week

Bermuda Hospitals Board and its Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute invite the public to join them this week in celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week. The theme this year is Nature – It’s Part of Your Everyday Life. “Mental health is important to each and every one of us, not just those of us who have a mental health ailment,” said Health Minister... Read more of this article

Temporarily Reduced Weekday Hours At UCC

Temporarily Reduced Weekday Hours At UCC

The Bermuda Hospitals Board announced that “there will be a temporary change of Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] hours so that staffing resources can be directed to the Emergency Department.” “From Monday 4 October 2021, hours will be from 5pm to 10pm weekdays, Monday to Friday. Weekend hours will remain the same from 9am to 9pm.... Read more of this article

BHB Has ‘Exceeded Regular Morgue Capacity’

BHB Has ‘Exceeded Regular Morgue Capacity’

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today “highlighted the need for people to work together when someone dies to help manage the large numbers of deceased, following a rise in deaths related directly to the Covid-19 pandemic.” Unfortunately, there have been almost 30 Covid-related deaths in the past few weeks, with the Government announcing 19... Read more of this article

Videos: BHB’s Environmental Services Team

Videos: BHB’s Environmental Services Team

Keeping a building as large as the hospital clean is very hard work at the best of times, and even more so in a pandemic when you have to go above and beyond to implement extra sanitization measures. As one of our Essential Services that has always been unable to work from home, the Bermuda Hospitals Board Environmental Services team has played a key... Read more of this article

MWI, Courts & Police Collaborate On New Role

MWI, Courts & Police Collaborate On New Role

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced a joint initiative between the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI], the Magistrates’ Court, the Department of Court Services and Bermuda Police Service. A spokesperson said, ”The collaboration resulted in the pilot of a new post – Liaison and Diversion Officer [LDO]. On 8 February, an MWI psychiatric... Read more of this article

Hospital Moving To “Disaster Alert Level 4″

Hospital Moving To “Disaster Alert Level 4″

The Bermuda Hospitals Board has just confirmed that they are moving to “Disaster Alert Level 4″ today — which is the highest level — due to “the high number of Covid-19 patients in hospital.” This marks the first time during the pandemic that BHB has ever moved to Level 4.Michael Richmond, CEO and President of BHB... Read more of this article

BHB: Thanks For Support, But Please Don’t Attend

BHB: Thanks For Support, But Please Don’t Attend

Noting they are grateful to the community for the support, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said they “strongly urge the public not to attend the hospital for a prayer event currently circulating on social media” as “if this event goes ahead it will place extra pressure on hospital staff.” A spokesperson said, “BHB is... Read more of this article

Blood Donor Centre In Need Of O Positive Blood

Blood Donor Centre In Need Of O Positive Blood

The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre is currently in need of O positive blood, and is requesting members of the public to donate if possible. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre is currently in need of O positive blood and is requesting members of the public donate where possible. If you are able to donate or have any questions on eligibility... Read more of this article

BHB On Rising Numbers Of Hospitalisations

BHB On Rising Numbers Of Hospitalisations

The “rising numbers of hospitalisations and especially critical care patients is a worrying trend,” the BHB Chief of Staff said, explaining that they “have prepared a separate patient flow to triage and assess Covid-19 patients in the Emergency Department using a medical tent.” This comes as the island is experiencing a spike... Read more of this article

BHB Restrict Visitation, Cancel Elective Surgery

BHB Restrict Visitation, Cancel Elective Surgery

Citing the “surge in Covid-19 community numbers and increase in inpatient numbers,” BHB said they are “ceasing visitation of inpatients and long term care residents” at KEMH and MWI from Wednesday [Sept 8] and “cancelling elective surgeries from today,” adding that the maternity, children’s unit, and ICU “will... Read more of this article

Minister Furbert Visits The Community Team

Minister Furbert Visits The Community Team

The Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert recently had the opportunity to visit the Community Intellectual Disabilities Team to “discuss their newly launched services for intellectual disability clients and their families at home.”Minister Furbert said, “I am grateful for the opportunity to have met with the Community... Read more of this article