News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda – The Ministry of Health wishes to remind the public that today is the deadline to complete the Bermuda Health Strategy: Public Survey at www.forum.gov.bm as part of the community consultation to set Bermuda’s vision and strategy for health for 2020 – 2025.
Minister Wilson said: “The survey is being conducted and analysed by KPMG and will conclude on Thursday February 6, 2020. This is part of a rejuvenation of the Bermuda Health Strategy which also includes stakeholder consultation in the first quarter of 2020.”
Paper copies of the survey will be available for completion at the following locations: King Edward Memorial Hospital, Ageing and Disability Services (Continental Building, 25 Church Street), and the Health Insurance Department (Sofia House, 48 Church Street).
Distinction between the Health Strategy and the Bermuda Health Plan (BHP)
The Bermuda Health Strategy 2014 – 2019 is a 5-year strategy to address 14 broad health system goals, of which health financing reform and universal coverage are 2 goals.
The Bermuda Health Plan comes under the auspices of the broader strategy to address the 2 goals of health financing reform to improve access and sustainability in the health system.
The BHP is focused only on financing reform. The Strategy is focused on the broader health system including, for example, prevention and long term care.
The Strategy can be found here: https://www.gov.bm/bermuda-health-strategy-2014-2019
And here: https://www.gov.bm/sites/default/files/Bermuda-Health-Strategy-2014-2019-DCI-LowRes_0.pdf
The BHP can be found here: https://www.gov.bm/healthplan
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