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New Acute Wing Moves Closer To Completion

New Acute Wing Moves Closer To Completion

The new Acute Care Wing is nearing completion, with service commencement successfully achieved on June 12, 2014. The wing will now remain in an “operating period” during which minor construction problems can be completed, with Paget Health Services [PHS] to commence their facilities management works and the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]... Read more of this article

Bacardi Donates $500,000 For KEMH Upgrade

Bacardi Donates $500,000 For KEMH Upgrade

Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, today announced its commitment of $500,000 to the Bermuda Hospital Charitable Trust [BHCT] “Why it Matters” campaign. A spokesperson said, “During a donation ceremony at the Bacardi global headquarters, Bacardi Limited Chairman Facundo L. Bacardi and Chief Executive... Read more of this article

KEMH Acute Care Wing Exhibition & Free Talks

KEMH Acute Care Wing Exhibition & Free Talks

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is mounting an exhibition at the Bermuda Society of Arts, which will highlight the design and construction aspects of the newly constructed Acute Care Wing. “We are excited about the positive impact working in this new facility, will bring to healthcare in Bermuda, but alongside the clinical improvements, there are... Read more of this article

Video: BHCT Presents $20 Million Payment

Video: BHCT Presents $20 Million Payment

Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT], an independent non-profit organization that leads fundraising and charitable giving for Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB], today presented an initial $20 million dollar payment to BHB to fund the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital Redevelopment Project. BHCT has led the fundraising for the KEMH Redevelopment Project... Read more of this article

ACE Foundation Donates $1 Million To BHCT

ACE Foundation Donates $1 Million To BHCT

Today [June 19], Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] announced that the ACE Foundation-Bermuda has fulfilled its $1 million pledge to the Why it Matters campaign in support of the KEMH Redevelopment Project. A spokesperson said, “The project’s overarching aim is to transform Bermuda’s hospital care delivery with the completion of the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Hospital “Key” Handed Over

Photos & Video: Hospital “Key” Handed Over

A key handover ceremony took place today [June 12], giving the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] access to the new Acute Care Wing ahead of its expected September 2014 opening. BHB CEO Venetta Symonds receive the “swipe” key to the new facility, marking a milestone in its construction. Speaking at the event, Premier Michael Dunkley said, “Today... Read more of this article

Island Health Services Support BHCT Campaign

Island Health Services Support BHCT Campaign

The physicians and staff of Island Health Services have donated $15,000 to the Why it Matters campaign in support of the new Acute Care Wing. Scheduled to open in September 2014, the new wing will feature 90 patient rooms, a new emergency department, surgical unit, diagnostic imaging unit, oncology, dialysis, and outpatient services. “We want the... Read more of this article

AXIS Donates $1 Million Towards KEMH Upgrade

AXIS Donates $1 Million Towards KEMH Upgrade

Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] today announced that AXIS Capital made a $1 million donation to the Why it Matters campaign, which is raising funds to upgrade King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. This donation takes the running total for the campaign to close to $31 million since its launch in April 2011. BHCT is leading a capital campaign... Read more of this article

BHB: Acute Care Wing Nearing Completion

BHB: Acute Care Wing Nearing Completion

Works within the Acute Care Wing are nearing completion, with ongoing efforts including final commissioning, installation of medical equipment supplied by Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB], installation of signage, correction of minor deficiencies such as painting touch-ups and other small adjustments, and final cleaning. A spokesperson said, “BHB,... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley Encourages Support Of KEMH

Premier Dunkley Encourages Support Of KEMH

Today [May 30] in the House of Assembly, Premier Michael Dunkley stressed the importance of supporting the ongoing redevelopment of King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] via its “Why It Matters” campaign. Premier Dunkley said, “I encourage Honourable Members to support the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trusts’ “Why It Matters”... Read more of this article

OIL Donates $275,000 For New Acute Care Wing

OIL Donates $275,000 For New Acute Care Wing

Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust [BHCT] has received a gift of $275,000 to the Why it Matters campaign on behalf of OIL Group of Companies [OIL]. Robert Stauffer, President of OIL stated: “The OIL Group of Companies has had a long term commitment to Bermuda; as such it was natural to make a commitment to support the Why It Matters Campaign. The... Read more of this article

Acute Care Wing Adds Back-Up Generators

Acute Care Wing Adds Back-Up Generators

Bermuda is just four weeks away from receiving the keys to its new Acute Care Wing. The Bermuda Hospitals Board will receive the keys from Paget Health Services on 12 June, at which point it can begin the preparation, training and orientation required for its September opening to the public. “It’s an exciting time for all of us,” said BHB CEO... Read more of this article

KEMH Ground Floor Partial Closure On May 10

KEMH Ground Floor Partial Closure On May 10

The ground floor of the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] will be partially closed beginning on Saturday, May 10, as construction continues on the new Acute Care Wing. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board would like to inform the public that construction works of the Acute Care Wing will necessitate the closure of a portion of... Read more of this article