• Patients to get identity numbers

    Patients to get identity numbers

    Universal, unique numbers for anyone who touches the health system will be introduced by the Ministry of Health.

    This Unique Patient Identifier will enable providers to better coordinate care as part of the ministry’s push to improve the...

  • Talk to your family about organ donations

    Talk to your family about organ donations

    A quick conversation about organ donation can save lives while reducing healthcare costs for everyone.

    Speaking at the...

    • Apr 24, 2017 2:44 pm
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  • Radiation therapy ‘may save 100 lives a year’

    Radiation therapy ‘may save 100 lives a year’

    Bermuda Cancer and Health’s plan to bring radiation therapy to the island could help save 100 lives in Bermuda a year,...

    • Apr 20, 2017 8:00 am
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  • Exercise linked to reduced risk of Alzheimer’s

    Exercise linked to reduced risk of Alzheimer’s

    With more than a third of Alzheimer’s cases potentially preventable, people are being urged to take their health into their...

    • Apr 20, 2017 8:00 am
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  • Bed shortage forces surgery delays

    Bed shortage forces surgery delays

    Twelve surgeries had to be postponed in March owing to the bed shortage at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

    The...

    • Apr 18, 2017 8:00 am
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  • Health premiums set for ‘modest’ drop

    Health premiums set for ‘modest’ drop

    Government healthcare premiums are set for a modest drop for “the first time in many years”, health minister Jeanne Atherden...

    • Apr 4, 2017 12:01 am
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  • Shields appointed as hospitals board CFO

    Shields appointed as hospitals board CFO

    Bill Shields has been appointed chief financial officer of the Bermuda Hospitals Board after “an extensive local and...

    • Apr 3, 2017 3:20 pm
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  • Hospital experiencing bed ‘crisis’

    Hospital experiencing bed ‘crisis’

    Every single bed in the hospital’s emergency department and the new acute care wing is full, Bermuda Hospitals Board CEO...

    • Mar 24, 2017 12:01 am
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  • Pictures of good health

    Pictures of good health

    Age Concern Bermuda launched a new programme yesterday aimed at improving healthcare access for seniors.

    More than 80...

    • Mar 23, 2017 8:00 am
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  • EMT numbers swelled by graduates

    EMT numbers swelled by graduates

    Twelve new Bermudian emergency medical technicians have been added to the island’s dwindling corps of first...

    • Mar 20, 2017 2:16 pm
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  • BHB bonuses revealed

    BHB bonuses revealed

    An array of bonuses paid by the Bermuda Hospitals Board has been revealed in the House of Assembly for the years 2015 and...

    • Mar 20, 2017 8:00 am
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