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Photos: MWI Client Art & Photography At BSoA

Photos: MWI Client Art & Photography At BSoA

An art and photography exhibit by clients of Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI] will be open until Monday, October 18 at the Bermuda Society of Arts in City Hall. A spokesperson said, “This year’s art and photography exhibit by clients of Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute will be open until Monday 18 October for viewing at the Bermuda Society of... Read more of this article

MWI Clients To Showcase Art, Writing & More

MWI Clients To Showcase Art, Writing & More

The fifth annual MindFrame PhotoVoice Exhibition launches today [Sept.23], at the Bermuda Society of Arts [BSoA] from 5pm to 7pm. All members of the community are invited to attend and experience the power of creativity and the human mind. The exhibition includes art, photography and creative writing by people who use the services of the Mid-Atlantic... Read more of this article

Sixteen MWI Support Workers Earn Certification

Sixteen MWI Support Workers Earn Certification

[Updated with videos] Hospitals Board celebrates the graduation of sixteen Community Support Workers with a City & Guilds certificate in “Working with People Who Have Learning Disability” at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute (MWI). The graduates are: Betty Azzario, Veronica Douglass, Faith Gilbert, Lori-Lynn Hill, Brenda Hollis, Dionne Lambe,... Read more of this article

Bermudian Doctor Appointed At MWI

Bermudian Doctor Appointed At MWI

Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) announces the recent appointment of returning Bermudian doctor, Dr Ayesha Peets Talbot as Medical Physician for service users at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute (MWI). This position reports to the Chief of Staff, Dr Donald Thomas III, MD. Prior to receiving her medical degree and taking a position with BHB, Dr Peets... Read more of this article

Ministerial Statement: Budget & Staffing at MAWI

Ministerial Statement: Budget & Staffing at MAWI

Minister of Health Zane Desilva delivered a statement this morning [July 22] in the House of Assembly about the budget and staffing at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute. The statement follows in full below: Mr. Speaker, there has been some speculation and comment in the media over recent days about the impact of budget reductions on services at the... Read more of this article

Dr Chantelle Simmons: New Chief of Psychiatry

Dr Chantelle Simmons: New Chief of Psychiatry

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [July 21] announces the appointment of Bermudian Dr Chantelle Simmons as Chief of Psychiatry, effective 1 September 2011. The Chief of Psychiatry is responsible for the development of psychiatric services and the medical staff at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute. Dr Simmons will be replacing Dr Michael Radford, who has... Read more of this article

Dr.Simmons: Howard University Symposium

Dr.Simmons: Howard University Symposium

Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute (MWI) consultant psychiatrist Dr. Chantelle Simmons spoke at a conference about the introduction of the Recovery Model in Bermuda at a Howard University symposium in Washington D.C on Wednesday 22 June 2011. The three-day conference, entitled Promoting Recovery and Rehabilitation in African American Mental Health, brings... Read more of this article

Budget Cuts: Five Positions At MWI Not Renewed

Budget Cuts: Five Positions At MWI Not Renewed

Speaking in the Senate yesterday [June 22] Senator Dr Katherine Michelmore, Shadow Minister for Health, told the Senate that MWI was making cutbacks due to finances, and expressed her concern over the effect this may have on mental health services. MWI’s budget was reduced $1 million this fiscal year. A MWI spokesperson confirmed that, “Where... Read more of this article

Magistrate: ‘Matter Should Not Be In Court’

Magistrate: ‘Matter Should Not Be In Court’

In Magistrates Court yesterday morning [June 21] a 64-year-old Mid Atlantic Wellness Institute [MAWI] outpatient pleaded guilty to theft. Magistrate Archie Warner questioned her and her lawyer to assure himself that the defendant did actually understand the charge. Having asked the defendant if she understood the charge, and after assuring himself that... Read more of this article

Social Work Month at Both Hospitals

Social Work Month at Both Hospitals

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] joins a global campaign marking Social Work Month with lobby displays and information booths this week at both King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] and Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute (MWI). Members of the public are invited to stop by the lobby at both hospitals on Tuesday, 22 March from 10:00am to 2:00pm to learn... Read more of this article

MWI Statement on Child Sex Attack Conviction

MWI Statement on Child Sex Attack Conviction

A spokesperson for the Mid Atlantic Wellness Institute [MWI] spoke on the recent conviction of a MWI outpatient for a sex attack on a 5-year-old girl, saying, “Our sympathy is with the victim in this case. It is a very sad incident and our hearts go out to the young girl and her family. We need to remember, however, that it is extremely rare that... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Forum on Mental Health Plan

Upcoming: Forum on Mental Health Plan

Bermuda Hospitals Board reminds the community that the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute (MWI) will be holding the last community forum seeking feedback on the new mental health plan from 7-8.30pm on Thursday 10 February 2011 at Penno’s Wharf, St George’s. This is the third and final community forum relating to the new Mental Health Plan, launched... Read more of this article

Police Respond to Incident at MAWI

Police Respond to Incident at MAWI

[Updated] This evening [Jan 29] the Bermuda Police and Fire Service are on scene at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute [MAWI] in Devonshire after a patient made his way onto the roof and was threatening to harm himself.Police spokesman Dwayne Caines said that first responders were called to the scene this evening after receiving reports that a patient... Read more of this article