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Bermuda: ‘Marked increase’ in gonorrhoea cases

There has been a “marked increase” in cases of the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea in Bermuda according to the Department of Health. The increase began in June and appears to be growing, the department said, with those affected ranging from […]

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Bermuda: BHB announces new Chief of Staff

Bermuda Hospitals Board has appointed Michael Richmond as Chief of Staff after an “extensive local and international recruitment process”. Dr Richmond, an anaesthetist with 25 years’ experience, joins BHB

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

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

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