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HSBC Brings “Cup Match Magic” To BHB

HSBC Brings “Cup Match Magic” To BHB

The HSBC Cup Match Motorcade was rerouted yesterday [July 26] to pass KEMH on Point Finger Road, with cricket sets donated to residents and clients of the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute or one of their group homes in the community. A spokesperson said, “HSBC brought some cup match magic to BHB this week. The HSBC Cup Match Motorcade was rerouted... Read more of this article

BHB To Offer Trans-Oceanic Telestroke Service

BHB To Offer Trans-Oceanic Telestroke Service

Through a collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] Primary Stroke Centre will be “one of the first facilities in the world to offer a trans-oceanic telestroke service.” A spokesperson said, “Telestroke allows experts anywhere in the world to quickly examine a suspected stroke patient... Read more of this article

Hospital To Allow “More Open Visiting Policy”

Hospital To Allow “More Open Visiting Policy”

The Bermuda Hospitals Board announced “that it is updating visiting restrictions, effective immediately, in light of the low prevalence of Covid-19 in the community at this time” noting that they can “maintain a more open visiting policy.” Dr Wesley Miller, Chief of Staff, comments: “We are pleased it is safe enough to allow... Read more of this article

BHB Providing Breast Ultrasound Service

BHB Providing Breast Ultrasound Service

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is offering breast ultrasound services “for people with dense breast tissue,” with the service being provided to patients as of last week. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board is on the forefront of breast care with plans to offer breast ultrasound for people with dense breast tissue. “BHB provided... Read more of this article

BHB: Improved Care For Stroke Patients

BHB: Improved Care For Stroke Patients

Stroke care in Bermuda has “dramatically improved since the establishment of Bermuda Hospitals Board’s [BHB] Primary Stroke Centre in July 2019, part of a clinical affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine International,” BHB said. A spokesperson said, “Establishing a Primary Stroke Centre has led to improvements to processes and treatments... Read more of this article

Hospitals Board Establishes Community Team

Hospitals Board Establishes Community Team

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced the “establishment of a community team that will help and support adult [over 18] intellectual disability clients and their families at home.” A spokesperson said, “The team is part of the Intellectual Disability Directorate, which is based at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute, with residential... Read more of this article

BHB Pathology Dept Maintains Accreditation

BHB Pathology Dept Maintains Accreditation

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced that its Pathology department at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital has once more maintained specialised laboratory accreditation with the Joint Commission International. A spokesperson said “Accreditation is assessment of patient safety and quality standards. This is Pathology’s sixth JCI survey, which it... Read more of this article

Blood Donor Raffle Winners Announced

Blood Donor Raffle Winners Announced

The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre presented blood donors Jason Kyme and Lorraine King, with a prize each, donated by Hamilton Princess & Beach Club. The two prizes were a weekend stay at the hotel, and a champagne brunch. Included in one draw were the most active regular blood donors, and in the other all new donors, based on donations made over the... Read more of this article

BHB Stroke Centre To Screen For Depression

BHB Stroke Centre To Screen For Depression

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced today that they will now routinely screen all their stroke patients for depression, “Experiencing a stroke can dramatically affect a person’s life,” said BHB Primary Stroke Centre Medical Director Dr Francene Gayle [pictured]. “Strokes can be debilitating, moving a normally functioning person to one with... Read more of this article

BIU & BHB Sign Three Year Agreement

BIU & BHB Sign Three Year Agreement

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] and Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] today announced the “completion of negotiations and signing of the three year collective bargaining agreement on behalf of all BIU staff at KEMH and MWI.” “The agreement will last up to October 2021,” a statement said. “To officially complete the process,... Read more of this article

BHB: Revised Blood Donor Eligibility Criteria

BHB: Revised Blood Donor Eligibility Criteria

The Bermuda Hospitals Board announced revised blood donor eligibility criteria used in the Bermuda Blood Donor Centre. A spokesperson said, “Eligibility criteria are part of the standards used to ensure the safest possible voluntary blood supply for people in Bermuda who need transfusions. Other standards include having a voluntary [not paid]... Read more of this article

BHB Offer Clinics At Lamb Foggo Care Centre

BHB Offer Clinics At Lamb Foggo Care Centre

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is now offering a number of hospital clinics at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board is now offering a number of hospital clinics at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre, where mental health, diabetes, asthma and Patient-Centred Medical Home services are now available by appointment... Read more of this article

BHB Thank Sean McNulty, Frontline Foundation

BHB Thank Sean McNulty, Frontline Foundation

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has thanked philanthropist Sean McNulty and his charity Frontline Foundation for the donation of a $50 gift card to each member of their staff. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board thanks philanthropist Sean McNulty and his charity Frontline Foundation for the generous donation of a $50 gift card to each... Read more of this article