Deadline For Dr Barbara Ball Health Scholarship Applications is April 30, 2019

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[caption id="attachment_5425" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dr Barbara Ball[/caption] News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry of Health has issued a reminder to students and health professionals that applications for the Dr Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarship will close on April 30, 2... Read more

Public Invited to Town Hall Meeting on Healthcare Costs & What Lies Monday at 6pm

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Escalating healthcare costs and the Bermuda Government's plans to address it, by overhauling the financing system via healthcare reform may turn out to be one of the main focal points at a town hall meeting on Monday evening ( April 15, 2019). Scheduled by the Political Education Committee of th... Read more

More Than 300 Residents Taking a Healthy Chunk Out of Grocery Bill Growing Food

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The man who has led more than 300 residents to dig in and grow more of their own food for better health and save money, came in for a visit this week by Governor John Rankin and Health Kim Wilson. Chaplain Kevin Santucci who heads up the 'Grow, Eat, Save' workshops, introduced by the Department o... Read more

Bermuda Hospitals Board Implements Hand Hygiene Audit

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda, Monday, March 25, 2019 - Bermuda Hospitals Board’s (BHB) Infection Prevention and Control Department is increasing public awareness of the importance of healthcare workers using good hand hygiene.  A pilot project asking patients to report their observations will... Read more

Ministry of Health Provides Update on Lefroy House Relocation

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry of Health advises the public that Lefroy House Care Community staff have recently received a great number of calls from the public regarding relocation of Lefroy House. There seems to be a misperception that a relocation would happen soon following the... Read more

Kameron Young: ‘Excited & Humbled’ by Two Lab Placements at UK Universities

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[caption id="attachment_11464" align="alignleft" width="290"] Kameron Young with Dr Carika Weldon[/caption] Set to graduate this year, 17-year-old Kameron Young said she is both "excited and humbled" to be the first Bermudian selected for an opportunity of a lifetime. The young would-be ph... Read more

Public Health Professionals Complete Epidemiology Training

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - Health Minister Kim Wilson, attended the graduation ceremony for the members of the Department of Health on their completion of the Bermuda Caribbean Regional Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (CR-FELTP), a multi-level training programme for publ... Read more

Dr Michael Brooks To Speak at ‘Docs for Dinner’

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - Dr Michael Brooks, Medical Director of Bermuda Urology Clinic will be the guest speaker at the quarterly 'Docs for Dinner' event to be held on March 21, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. at Café Lido. Dr Brooks will speak to the topic “PSA Screening – Does it actually ma... Read more

Department of Health Offers Free Exercise Classes

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Department of Health’s ‘Fitness in the Park’ programme starts on Monday, 4 March. The Department has partnered with local gyms to promote the important role that physical activity and healthy eating play in achieving a healthy lifestyle. The public is i... Read more

Health Council Provides Technical Support for Bermuda ACE Research

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News Release: Monday, February 18, 2019 - The Bermuda Health Council is announcing a 2019 research collaboration with The Family Centre, a Bermuda charity. To enhance the delivery of health services and better understand social determinants of health here in Bermuda, the Health Council will be prov... Read more