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Join Corporate Blood Drive by August 31

Join Corporate Blood Drive by August 31

Bermuda companies and organisations still have a chance to join the tenth Corporate Blood Drive, with the deadline for signing on August 31. A Bermuda Hospitals Board spokesperson said, “Bermuda companies and organisations still have a chance to join the tenth Corporate Blood Drive, with the deadline for signing up 31 August 2022. Any company interested... Read more of this article

Donate Blood And Win A Ride On A Whip

Donate Blood And Win A Ride On A Whip

Bermuda Hospitals Board and the Bermuda Blood Donor Centre announced that blood and apheresis donors who donate between 1 August and 30 September 2022 will be entered into a raffle draw for two $50 Whip Rideshare credits prizes. A spokesperson said, “This is thanks to Whip Rideshare who has donated the Whip ride credits. The winner will be announced... Read more of this article

BHB’s CIDT To Host Exceptional Summer Event

BHB’s CIDT To Host Exceptional Summer Event

The Bermuda Hospitals Board’s Community Intellectual Disability Team [CIDT] will be hosting their ‘Exceptional Summer BBQ Celebration’ on Saturday, August 27 at Clearwater Beach. “This is the second social event we’ve created this year specifically for our intellectual disability community and their families,” said Chris Cunningham,... Read more of this article

38 Students Join BHB For Summer Internships

38 Students Join BHB For Summer Internships

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has employed 38 students in its Summer Student Programme this year. A spokesperson said, “The 12-week programme provides college and university students an opportunity to gain experience, develop skills, and make important business contacts in their field of interest. “Students this year are from a wide range of disciplines... Read more of this article

Dr Neilson-Williams Appointed Chief Of Psychiatry

Dr Neilson-Williams Appointed Chief Of Psychiatry

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced that Dr Anna Neilson-Williams has been appointed as chief of psychiatry, effective 15 August 2022. A spokesperson said, “Dr Neilson-Williams has been the acting chief of psychiatry since September 2021. “The chief of psychiatry provides clinical direction and administrative leadership for mental health, substance... Read more of this article

$6.6M Project To Upgrade Laundry Facilities

$6.6M Project To Upgrade Laundry Facilities

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said they have “started a $6.6-million project to renovate its ageing laundry facility.” The Laundry & Linen Department has been housed in the basement of the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital’s [KEMH] General Wing since the facility was constructed in the 1960s. “Renovation... Read more of this article

BHB Primary Stroke Centre Third Anniversary

BHB Primary Stroke Centre Third Anniversary

Today is the third anniversary of the launch of Bermuda Hospitals Board’s [BHB] Primary Stroke Centre. A spokesperson said, “In April, the Stroke Centre received confirmation from Accreditation Canada, that it had achieved distinction certification for its acute stroke and rehabilitation services – Accreditation Canada’s highest award for... Read more of this article

BHB: Five-Year Strategy For Services At MWI

BHB: Five-Year Strategy For Services At MWI

Bermuda Hospitals Board has published a five-year strategy for Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute services, noting that “it provides a pathway for mental health, intellectual disability and substance use services.” The MWI Directorate Plan 2021-2026 was developed following the launch of the BHB Strategic Plan 2021-2026 last year. R Scott Pearman,... Read more of this article

Butterfield & Vallis Win Blood Drive Competition

Butterfield & Vallis Win Blood Drive Competition

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today announced that Butterfield & Vallis won the Corporate Blood Drive. A spokesperson said, “In this ninth competition, 15 local companies competed. Every blood donation from an employee or an employee’s friends and family, counts towards the final total. The winner is always announced on World Blood Donor Day,... Read more of this article

Temporary Chillers To Be Installed At KEMH

Temporary Chillers To Be Installed At KEMH

The Bermuda Hospitals Board advised “that five temporary chillers will be installed on the KEMH site near to the Berry Hill visitors’ car park and delivery area of the General Wing.” A spokesperson said, “There should be no impact to patients accessing patient parking areas as the construction site is not a public area. Vendors who... Read more of this article

Hotel Stay Prize Offered For Donating Blood

Hotel Stay Prize Offered For Donating Blood

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] and Bermuda Blood Donor Centre thanked the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, for the second year running providing two prizes to recognise the blood and apheresis donors in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “The prizes are a stay at the hotel, and a champagne brunch, which will be offered as raffle prizes to Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Plan For People With Intellectual Disabilities

Plan For People With Intellectual Disabilities

Minister of Social Development & Seniors Tinee Furbert and Bermuda Hospitals Board Clinical Director of Intellectual Disabilities Morrisa Rogers held a press conference today [May 18] to announce the start of a consultation on a National Plan for People with Intellectual Disabilities and their families.Minister of Social Development and Seniors... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Returns To Normal Weekday Hours

Lamb Foggo Returns To Normal Weekday Hours

The Bermuda Hospitals Board announced that from Monday 2 May, the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] will be returning to its normal Monday to Friday hours of 2pm to 10pm, “following the implementation of temporary hours on weekdays due to staff pressures.” “Weekend hours were not changed, and still remain at 9am to 9pm,” a... Read more of this article