• Health Department: flu update

    Health Department: flu update

    The flu season in the United States has been a severe one, with infection rates at “alert levels”, but local influenza reports to date have been in line with recent years, according to the Department of Health.

    A spokeswoman said there had...

  • Health council issues insurance claims advisory

    Health council issues insurance claims advisory

    Insurance claims must now include all information required by the Health Insurance (Health Service Providers and Insurers)...

    • Jan 15, 2015 8:00 am
    • COMMENTS
  • Standards for nurses and dentists outlined

    Standards for nurses and dentists outlined

    The Bermuda Nursing Council and the Bermuda Dental Board, with the Bermuda Health Council (BHeC), have published documents...

    • Jan 15, 2015 8:00 am
    • COMMENTS
  • Patients’ anger as treatment choices denied

    Patients’ anger as treatment choices denied

    As Bermuda’s health spending climbs ever higher, insurance tactics to contain costs result in some patients being effectively...

    • Jan 14, 2015 8:00 am
    • COMMENTS
  • Care homes respond

    Care homes respond

    A residential home criticised by Derrick Burgess, the Shadow Minister for Seniors, has hit back at his claims of inadequate...

    • Jan 9, 2015 8:00 am
    • COMMENTS
  • Care home placement concerns

    Care home placement concerns

    Families are being stopped from moving their elderly relatives to different residential homes from facilities that they are...

    • Jan 8, 2015 9:40 am
    • COMMENTS
  • Bedridden man ‘rescued’ from rest home

    Bedridden man ‘rescued’ from rest home

    An 81-year-old man suffering from “severe” bedsores was “rescued” by concerned members of the public from a rest home that...

    • Jan 7, 2015 8:00 am
    • COMMENTS
  • Paget rest home faces
neglect allegations

    Paget rest home faces neglect allegations

    A residential home for seniors in Paget is at the centre of three separate alleged cases of neglect.

    Sunny Vale Rest...

    • Jan 7, 2015 8:00 am
    • COMMENTS
  • Senior abuse: brother’s plea for his sister

    Senior abuse: brother’s plea for his sister

    The brother of a 76-year-old woman who is allegedly being neglected in her own home by relatives claims that he has been...

    • Jan 6, 2015 8:00 am
    • COMMENTS
  • Care home placement concerns

    Care home placement concerns

    Families are being stopped from moving their elderly relatives to different residential homes from facilities that they are...

    • Jan 5, 2015 12:01 am
    • COMMENTS
  • Seniors receiving ‘deplorable care’

    Seniors receiving ‘deplorable care’

    Bermuda’s seniors are receiving “deplorable” care in residential facilities and private homes across the Island yet the...

    • Jan 5, 2015 8:00 am
    • COMMENTS

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