Bermuda Hospitals Board announces Road Traffic Accident Statistics for the period 1 January – 30 June 2018

11 July 2018: Eighteen tourists were involved in road traffic accidents that required medical attention last month. Bermuda Hospitals Board road traffic accident statistics for June show that 190 people attended the Emergency Department for treatment following road traffic accidents and that 18 of them were tourists.  The statistics to the end of June this year show the following:

839 victims required the Emergency Department (51 were tourists)

63 victims were admitted to the Acute Care Wing

9 victims were admitted to the Intensive Care Unit

5 victims 18 or younger were admitted to the hospital and,

4 victims were discharged to an overseas medical facility, following road traffic accidents.

RTA posters to June2018

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Notes to Editors
The Bermuda Hospitals Board is a quango (quasi autonomous non-governmental organisation) established under the Bermuda Hospitals Board Act, 1970. It has a Bermuda Government-approved Board and a Chief Executive Officer, responsible for King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute. At the heart of both organisations is high-quality care to all patients.

With approximately 1,700 employees, the Bermuda Hospitals Board is Bermuda's second largest employer. King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute are the only healthcare organisations in Bermuda accredited by Accreditation Canada, an independent organisation whose role is to help hospitals examine and improve the quality of care and service they provide to their clients. In addition to providing an extensive list of services for the community, the Bermuda Hospitals Board is part of a referral network that includes some of the world's leading specialist hospitals.

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