Benefits of consolidating hospitals

As the fundraising arm for BHB, we are very grateful to our donors and pleased that we can direct funds to where they are needed most to improve the healthcare services provided to Bermuda by BHB.

The general scholarships are open to anyone in the healthcare field but this year there is a special focus on encouraging Bermudians into the nursing pathway at the Bermuda College.

In addition, Alba Fernandez will outline how to have a plastic-free lifestyle and Doreen Williams James will talk about wild vegan cooking. Ms Zanders said: People can learn to be self-sufficient and healthier. You can save money and its therapeutic in that it can be good exercise and it is really good for your mental health. Scott Pearman, chief operation officer, said: I would like to thank the BHCT for its generous donation to support our award programmes for students and our training development opportunities for the employees of BHB.

Encouraging Bermudians into healthcare and ensuring our staff get the training and development needed to maintain high quality services and move into leadership positions is vital for the long term stability of healthcare services in Bermuda.

New Electronic Freeze Form (Norman Programs) As of July 1, Norman departments can use the electronic freeze form to submit a hiring freeze exemption form.

When first established and purpose-built in 1920 by the Bermuda Government it replaced the old Cottage Hospital (once visited by Mark Twain) in Happy Valley Road, Devonshire Parish.

Under the Nurses Act 1969, all nurses, whether registered (SRN or equivalent) or enrolled, are required to renew their licenses on an annual basis. She said: We want to involve the community more and collaborate.

The Medical Program at KEMH has an Annual Review and Awards Ceremony, sponsored by the Bermuda-based prominent international corporation Merck Sharpe and Dohme. The first seed exchange we did was in March in collaboration with the Bermuda National Library, and it went very well. We decided to do this one in September when we get cooler weather and people are starting to plant. Bermuda Hospitals Board, with the support of a Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust donation, is investing 0,000 in scholarships and staff development and training this fiscal year. New for the year is a fund for MWI psychiatric nurse development, along with a new annual Bermuda College nursing scholarship, named in memory of Dashunte Furbert.

With approximately 1,800 employees, the Bermuda Government-owned Bermuda Hospitals Board is Bermudas second largest employer, after the Bermuda Government itself (about 5,900 employees of all ranks). Newcomers, including those from the United Kingdom, should note there is no equivalent in Bermuda to a treasured national UK institution, the National Health Service (NHS) that started in 1948.

There, State-funded NHS provides free hospitals and health treatment to all Britons including free prescriptions and free dentistry and eyesight matters for low-paid Britons, and is embraced by all political parties.

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