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BHB Moves To Limited Visitation From May 9

BHB Moves To Limited Visitation From May 9

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced that “given the return to a lower prevalence of Covid-19 in Bermuda, that it will once more allow limited visitation from Sunday [May 9] for acute care and long term care patients.” A spokesperson said, “Key changes include two visitors allowed at any one time for acute care patients in the ACW,... Read more of this article

Demco Florist Gives KEMH Nurses 300 Roses

Demco Florist Gives KEMH Nurses 300 Roses

In an effort to mark Nurses Month and thank nurses for the valuable work that they do, Demco florist donated 300 roses to nurses at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. “We felt there was no one more deserving than nurses on the frontline of treating patients in Bermuda, to get a rose thanking them for their service,” said Demco owner Carmen Phillips. “We... Read more of this article

60 Handcrafted Gifts Donated To BHB Nurses

60 Handcrafted Gifts Donated To BHB Nurses

Sixty Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] nurses will receive a hand-crafted gift bag in memory of Bermudian missionary Freida Nusum who died of Covid-19 in Panama last April and to mark the official start of Nurses’ Month. Ms Nusum and her husband Sheridan were living in Panama as missionaries when the pandemic started last year. Unfortunately, the couple... Read more of this article

BHB: New 3D Unit For Mammography Service

BHB: New 3D Unit For Mammography Service

Bermuda Hospitals Board is upgrading its mammography service with a new 3D unit, noting that “the technologies produce clearer images which have a host of medical benefits one of the most important of which is that it improves our ability to detect cancer.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board is upgrading its mammography service... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Centre Returns To Normal Hours

Lamb Foggo Centre Returns To Normal Hours

The Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre opened back up at noon today [April 19] and resumed normal operating hours. A spokesperson said, “Following a deep clean over the weekend, the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre opened back up at noon today and resumed normal operating hours of noon to 8pm in the week and 9am to 9pm on weekends. We are very sorry for... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Closes “To Enable A Deep Clean”

Lamb Foggo Closes “To Enable A Deep Clean”

The Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre will not be open for the rest of this weekend to “enable a deep clean following a Covid-19 case in the facility,” BHB said today. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board today advises that the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre will not be open for the rest of this weekend. The closure is to enable a... Read more of this article

Video: BHB Asks To ‘Call, Don’t Just Turn Up’

Video: BHB Asks To ‘Call, Don’t Just Turn Up’

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has released an animated public service announcement to advise the public to call before attending the Emergency Department if they are concerned about possible Covid-19 symptoms. The video’s text says, “Worried you have Covid-19 symptoms that are getting worse? Check the Covid-19 symptom checklist online... Read more of this article

Green Family Donate $100K To Vaccine Clinic

Green Family Donate $100K To Vaccine Clinic

The Green family have made a donation of $100,000 to support the Bermuda Hospitals Board’s Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic. “This donation comes following the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Foundation’s recent appeal for donations to help cover a balance of funds needed to the tune of $222,000. While the fund has received generous donations from... Read more of this article

BHB: ‘We Need Community To Play Their Part’

BHB: ‘We Need Community To Play Their Part’

The Bermuda Hospitals Board urged “families to ensure their loved ones who are in hospital go home as soon as they are medically fit to do so,” noted that “none of the people admitted to KEMH are fully vaccinated” and also said they are prepared and are managing right now, but “need the community to play their part.” A... Read more of this article

Update On Hospital’s Covid-19 Response

Update On Hospital’s Covid-19 Response

Routine elective surgeries will cease unless they are becoming urgent, Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre x-ray service will cease for two weeks, and outpatient clinics will convert to teleconsultations where possible, the Bermuda Hospitals Board said today. A spokesperson said, “BHB today provides a further update as it responds to the large surge in... Read more of this article

BHB Ceases Visitation In Response To Surge

BHB Ceases Visitation In Response To Surge

“Other than in exceptional circumstances such as end of life or young children,” the Bermuda Hospitals Board will be “ceasing visitation” from noon today [March 29] for acute inpatient units at KEMH and MWI. A spokesperson said, “Due to the large surge of positive Covid-19 cases in the community, BHB will be ceasing all... Read more of this article

Appeal For Donations For Vaccination Clinic

Appeal For Donations For Vaccination Clinic

Noting the costs incurred to administer vaccines, the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Foundation is appealing for individuals and businesses to “help cover the balance of funds totalling $222,000 needed by BHB’s Vaccination Clinic.” A Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Foundation spokesperson said, “Vaccinating as many Bermudians and residents... Read more of this article

Hospitals Board Increases Visiting Restrictions

Hospitals Board Increases Visiting Restrictions

The Bermuda Hospitals Board announced a “return to increased restrictions for visitors of inpatients and long term care residents at KEMH and MWI in response to the surge in the prevalence of a highly infectious strain of Covid-19.” A spokesperson said, “Changes will come into effect on Thursday 25 March at noon. Long term care residents... Read more of this article