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Bermuda: BHB facing serious financial difficulties

Growing pressures on an unsustainable healthcare system have caused serious financial difficulties for the Bermuda Hospitals Board, the Public Accounts Committee has heard. BHB bosses appeared before the PAC to explain the increasing financial challenges they face on the back […]

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Bed Crisis At Bermuda’s Main Hospital

HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 27, 2017 – Bermudian authorities are feverishly searching for answers to remedy an unfolding crisis at the main King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. All beds in

Bermuda: Chickenpox cases ‘on the increase’

Chickenpox has been reported spreading around the island, according to the Ministry of Health. In a statement yesterday, a spokeswoman for the Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit confirmed that there

Bermuda Premier speaks out on cancer treatment

Michael Dunkley has sent a message to the community to say “health is the most important thing” in light of surgery he had to treat skin cancer on

Bermuda: Greens donate $500k to cancer fight

The Green family has donated $500,000 to support the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s new radiation therapy facility. Once constructed, the facility will be capable of treating almost 190

Urgent care centre planned for Hamilton

Hamilton is set to receive its first walk-in urgent care treatment centre next year in the heart of the city. The Hamilton Medical Centre is expanding to offer blood

Bermuda: Doctors sceptical over reworked health Bill

Contentious legislation aimed at regulating private healthcare providers and the equipment they use is due to be retabled in Parliament in November but some doctors fear they still

Primary student infected with meningitis

A primary school student has been infected with viral meningitis and is receiving medical care in Boston. The student, who attends Bermuda High School, has not been named and

Bermuda: Health clinic lab accredited by US group

Department of Health’s clinical laboratory has achieved accreditation from COLA, a US-based independent, non-profit accreditation organisation. According to a Department statement, COLA accredits almost 8,000 medical laboratories and provides

Flu cases rise significantly

The number of patients being treated for influenza has soared over the last month. Between February 21 and March 19, 322 cases of fever, respiratory symptoms and influenza were

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