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BCHC Mammography Earns Re-Accreditation

BCHC Mammography Earns Re-Accreditation

Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s mammography services have been re-accredited by the Canadian Association of Radiologists Mammography Accreditation Program [CAR-MAP], “confirming its high-quality screening and diagnostic mammograms delivery to Bermuda’s men and women.” A spokesperson said, “As the first facility in Bermuda to... Read more of this article

BHB To Host Mini Job Fair On December 20

BHB To Host Mini Job Fair On December 20

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] will be holding a Mini Jobs Fair on Tuesday, December 20. A spokesperson said, “Several entry-level positions are available and attendees may leave the fair with a job offer if they meet all the requirements. The fair will be held at the Hamilton 7th Day Adventist Youth Centre, King Street [next to the Fire Station]... Read more of this article

PALS Set To Hold 42nd Annual Fair On Dec 10

PALS Set To Hold 42nd Annual Fair On Dec 10

PALS Cancer Care in Bermuda will be holding its 42nd annual Fair & Raffle Draw on Saturday, December 10. The event will be held at PALS headquarters at 18 Point Finger Road from 9.00am to 2.00pm. The annual raffle will then be held at 3.00pm. The event poster says, “Stop by and enjoy your favorites: plant, craft and mystery stalls, special raffle... Read more of this article

Health Minister Thanks The Bermuda Community

Health Minister Thanks The Bermuda Community

“I would like to thank the Bermuda community. Safely navigating this ‘once in a lifetime’ pandemic would not have been possible without our collective decision to put the community first and ourselves second,” Minister of Health Kim Wilson said. Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [Dec 2], the Minister said, “32 months... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘Why Has It Taken So Long To Answer?’

OBA: ‘Why Has It Taken So Long To Answer?’

A question about the contract and TA fees “was first submitted in September for reply and for months, the Government has been unresponsive,” Shadow Health Minister Michael Dunkley said, asking “why has it taken so long to answer?” Mr. Dunkley said, “During the sitting of Parliament today, I eagerly anticipated finally having... Read more of this article

BHB Asks For ‘O Positive’ Blood Donations

BHB Asks For ‘O Positive’ Blood Donations

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is asking people with O positive blood to donate as “stocks of this blood type are running low.” A spokesperson said, “Donors and potential donors are asked to call 236-5067 to make an appointment. If you are unsure about your blood type but are willing to donate, please contact the Bermuda Blood Donor... Read more of this article

‘Covid-19 Regulations Are Hereby Revoked’

‘Covid-19 Regulations Are Hereby Revoked’

“The Public Health [Covid-19] Regulations 2022 are hereby revoked,” the official document states, with Health Minister Kim Wilson noting that “as of today, November 30, all mask mandates and border controls related to Covid-19 will end,” with the Minister urging people to “please be responsible.” In releasing tonight’s... Read more of this article

1 Death, 56 Positive, 24 Active, 4 In Hospital

1 Death, 56 Positive, 24 Active, 4 In Hospital

The Ministry received 1,076 test results — spanning 14 days — and 56 were positive, so there are now 24 known active cases, of which 4 people are in hospital, and the Ministry confirmed that the island has recorded another coronavirus-related death, bringing the total to 152 since the pandemic began in 2020. “Sadly, there has been another coronavirus-related... Read more of this article

Video: Concerned Citizens Press Conference

Video: Concerned Citizens Press Conference

[Updated] The Concerned Citizens Group is holding a press conference this morning [Nov 30] in St David’s, and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the replay is below Update 6.34pm: Terlena Murphy, spokeswoman for the Concerned Citizens said, “The... Read more of this article

BHB: Green Light For Mental Health Awareness

BHB: Green Light For Mental Health Awareness

Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI] said they “encourage the public to be joyous and celebratory this holiday season.” “Positive thoughts engender positive feelings, which promote good mental health,” said Preston Swan, vice president of MWI clinical operations and acting chief operating officer for Bermuda Hospitals Board. “This... Read more of this article

Fresh Breath Dental Holds Community Day

Fresh Breath Dental Holds Community Day

Fresh Breath Dental held a community day for the sixth year in a row on Friday, November 25, offering free extractions to the community. A spokesperson said, “Fresh Breath Dental was pleased to host another community day for the sixth year in a row on Friday, November 25, 2022, offering free extractions to the community. “We make it a priority... Read more of this article

Public Service Walked 307,748,648 Total Steps

Public Service Walked 307,748,648 Total Steps

During a recent Activity Challenge, members of the public service walked a total of 307,748,648 steps – with nine Bermuda teams ranking amongst the Top 100 teams in competition worldwide. A Government spokesperson said, “On Friday, 18 November, Premier David Burt and the Head of the Public Service, Dr. Derrick Binns, highlighted the importance... Read more of this article

St John Ambulance Hosts Pop Up Booster Clinic

St John Ambulance Hosts Pop Up Booster Clinic

Over the weekend, a pop up Covid-19 booster clinic was hosted by local charity, St John Ambulance Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “The clinic, hosted at the charity’s headquarters on Point Finger Road saw more than 100 Moderna Bivalent booster shots administers, with persons lined up as early as 7:45am to receive them. The clinic was run by St... Read more of this article