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Nearly 150 BHB Staff Off Work Due To Covid

Nearly 150 BHB Staff Off Work Due To Covid

Nearly 150 Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] staff are currently off work “due to positive results or as close contacts.” In providing an update yesterday, Judy Richardson, Chief of Nursing, said, “As community infections rise, so does the number of BHB staff who are impacted. BHB currently has nearly 150 staff off work due to positive results... Read more of this article

Hour Changes At Lamb Foggo To Assist KEMH

Hour Changes At Lamb Foggo To Assist KEMH

There will be “evening only hours” at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre to “assist with ensuring adequate staffing levels are available in the Emergency Department at KEMH” as BHB have ”nearly 150 staff off work due to positive results or as close contacts.” From Thursday, January 13 A BHB spokesperson said, “Bermuda... Read more of this article

BHB On Electronic Medical Record Programme

BHB On Electronic Medical Record Programme

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has highlighted the work done toward launching its Electronic Medical Record programme, “which aims to replace an old, outdated clinical system.” A spokesperson said, “BHB today updates the community on its Electronic Medical Record programme, which aims to replace an old, outdated clinical system that is... Read more of this article

BHB Covid-19 Christmas Remembrance Tree

BHB Covid-19 Christmas Remembrance Tree

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] this season has “dedicated its Christmas tree to remember those we have lost to Covid-19.” “The tree has pride of place in the main lobby of King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH],” said BHB CEO Michael Richmond. “This year we felt it was fitting for our tree to help heal and comfort our staff who have... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Motorcade To Celebrate IDPWD

Photos & Video: Motorcade To Celebrate IDPWD

[Updated with photos] There was a big show of support from the community today [Dec 3] as people lined the streets to cheer on the motorcade held celebration of the International Day of People with Disabilities. Speaking just before the motorcade started, Clinical Director Intellectual Disabilities Morrisa Rogers said, “As Government’s largest... Read more of this article

BHB Mammography Unit Accredited By ACR

BHB Mammography Unit Accredited By ACR

The American College of Radiology [ACR] has renewed its accreditation of Bermuda Hospital Board’s Mammography Unit. Official notice of the award was received this month and is valid for the next three years. The Mammography Unit has maintained accreditation with ACR since 1998. “It is a testament that our staff are providing service at the highest... Read more of this article

BHB Green Light For Mental Health Awareness

BHB Green Light For Mental Health Awareness

The Bermuda Hospitals Board will again turn on its green light this month in support of mental health awareness. “Green is the colour chosen internationally to denote mental health. This year the theme of mental health awareness is to make nature a part of your everyday life,” a spokesperson said. “For us in Bermuda, getting out in... Read more of this article

BHB/MWI To Hold Motorcade On December 3

BHB/MWI To Hold Motorcade On December 3

The Bermuda Hospitals Board’s [BHB] is inviting the public to join in celebrating International Day of People with Disabilities on Friday, December 3, with a motorcade set to be held. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board’s [BHB] Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI] invites the public to join in celebrating International Day of People... Read more of this article

BHB To Allow Limited Visitation Starting Tomorrow

BHB To Allow Limited Visitation Starting Tomorrow

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced that King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] and Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI] will “allow limited visitation” beginning tomorrow [Nov 3]. A spokesperson said, “This follows a period of highly restricted access to the hospitals due to the recent Covid-19 delta surge. “In tandem... Read more of this article

Students Learn How MWI Treats Wastewater

Students Learn How MWI Treats Wastewater

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] welcomed ten students from Bermuda College’s Applied Science and Technology Department to tour the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI] sewage treatment facility. A spokesperson said, “BHB is celebrating Facilities Management Week and the students were invited to see first-hand how the plant works.BHB Assistant Facilities... Read more of this article

Covid-19: BHB Moves To Disaster Alert Level 3

Covid-19: BHB Moves To Disaster Alert Level 3

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Oct 22] confirmed it has reduced its alert level from 4 to 3, in “response to the reduction in Covid-19 patients needing critical, emergency and acute care services.” A spokesperson said, “This is a cautionary move, as there are still people in hospital with Covid-19, and one overflow ICU is still open. Visiting... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Centre To Resume Normal Hours

Lamb Foggo Centre To Resume Normal Hours

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced that normal operating hours will resume at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] effective Tuesday, October 19th.A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board announced today a resumption of normal operating hours at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC]. Effective Tuesday 19 October hours will... Read more of this article

Mental Health Clinic Piloted In Hamilton

Mental Health Clinic Piloted In Hamilton

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] in collaboration with the Department of Health is piloting a mental health clinic in Hamilton. Located in the Department of Health’s Hamilton Health Centre on Victoria Street, the Mental Health Clinic started on Friday 8 October. The weekly service will continue on Fridays from 9am-noon. BHB Acting Chief of Psychiatry,... Read more of this article