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BHB: Food Services Team Complete Course

BHB: Food Services Team Complete Course

Seventeen members of the Food Services team at Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] completed a 16-week nutrition course this month. The sessions were led by registered dietitian Arlene MacGuinness, owner of ANEW – Applied Nutrition, Exercise and Wellness. ANEW is registered as an advanced facility with the Bermuda Health Council’s Provider Advantage... Read more of this article

BHB Survey Aims To Develop 5 Year Strategy

BHB Survey Aims To Develop 5 Year Strategy

The Bermuda Hospitals Board today released a short survey that will run for one week asking the community to have their say about the hospitals and what improvements it could make to make them more satisfied with local hospital services delivered from King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Mid-Atlantic Wellness Centre, Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre and... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Returns To Longer Weekday Hours

Lamb Foggo Returns To Longer Weekday Hours

The Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] has returned to its pre-winter plan weekday hours of noon to 8.00pm during weekdays, BHB has confirmed. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today confirms that the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] has returned to its pre-winter plan weekday hours of noon to 8pm from Monday 1 February 2021.... Read more of this article

BHB: Preston Swan Takes On Acting COO Role

BHB: Preston Swan Takes On Acting COO Role

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced that Preston Swan is taking on the role of acting chief operating officer. A spokesperson said, “Alongside his leadership role at Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI], where he has served as vice president of MWI clinical operations for the last three years, Mr Swan will take over responsibility for Facilities... Read more of this article

1,173 Visited Hospital Due To Collisions In 2020

1,173 Visited Hospital Due To Collisions In 2020

1,173 people visited King Edward VII Memorial Hospital’s [KEMH] Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre due to road traffic accidents in 2020, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. According to the BHB, “Bermuda Hospitals Board statistics for the year 2020 are now available and show the following:“1,173... Read more of this article

BHB: More Visitors Allowed From Wednesday

BHB: More Visitors Allowed From Wednesday

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced that “given the return to a lower prevalence of Covid-19 in Bermuda, it will allow more visitation from Wednesday 27 January 2021 for acute care and long term care patients.” “Key changes include two visitors allowed at any one time for acute care patients in the ACW, one visitor at any time... Read more of this article

Video: Opening Of Vaccination Clinic At KEMH

Video: Opening Of Vaccination Clinic At KEMH

There was a press conference held this afternoon [Jan 25] to mark the opening of the island’s second Covid-19 vaccination clinic, which is located at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, with the Minister saying it will “allow the Ministry to dramatically increase the number of vaccines we are able to administer on a daily basis.”Minister... Read more of this article

Mental Health Act Code Of Practice Now Available

Mental Health Act Code Of Practice Now Available

The Bermuda Mental Health Act Code of Practice is now available, with officials saying it ”will provide clarity to all mental health professionals in Bermuda about how they should carry out their roles and responsibilities.” A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health and Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] today announce that the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Thermal Detection Monitors At Hospital Entrances

Thermal Detection Monitors At Hospital Entrances

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Hospitals Board has thermal detection monitors at their entrances; and if your temperature is too high, a recording announces that your access is denied and a red light flashes, and if you are wearing a mask and do not have a fever, the monitor will display your temperature and sound a message giving you permission... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BHB Start Covid-19 Vaccinations

Photos & Video: BHB Start Covid-19 Vaccinations

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] started offering Covid-19 vaccinations to its staff and long term patients today [Jan 11] and said that “by the end of the clinic’s first day well over 100 hospital workers will have been vaccinated.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board started offering COVID-19 vaccinations to its staff and... Read more of this article

BHB: One More Patient & Staff Member Positive

BHB: One More Patient & Staff Member Positive

There was one more patient and one staff member who tested positive for Covid-19 in addition to the two patients who tested positive last week, the hospital has confirmed. Mike Richmond, CEO & President, comments: “Following the completion of testing all staff and patients on the long term care unit, there was one more patient and one staff member... Read more of this article

BHB: Two Patient Cases In Long Term Care

BHB: Two Patient Cases In Long Term Care

The Bermuda Hospitals Board confirmed “an evolving issue in one of its long term care areas, where two patients have tested positive for Covid-19.” Earlier today, the Government confirmed there was eight new positive for Covid-19 cases, and BHB confirmed that these “two cases are part of the official government figures reported.” A... Read more of this article

People Asked To Become Blood Donors

People Asked To Become Blood Donors

The pandemic has “brought new challenges, with people in quarantine or isolation,” and the Bermuda Blood Donor Centre team is asking people to please consider donating. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre team is asking people to give the gift of life this Christmas and consider becoming a blood or apheresis donor,... Read more of this article