Press Releases & Articles

Over $1 million raised by businesses for COVID-19 medical supplies

Wednesday 15 April 2020: Bermuda Hospitals Board today thanks international and local businesses in Bermuda who have collectively raised $1,044,000 to date for essential medical supplies and equipment, including personal protective equipment and ventilators. CEO of Hiscox Bermuda, Mike Krefta, helped coordinate the industry’s fundraising efforts, which included contributions from Allied World, AmTrust Group, Aon, … Continue reading

15 April 2020 Home Page, News

KEMH creates more isolation rooms

Monday 13 April 2020: Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) today announces the addition of nine more negative pressure rooms at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital (KEMH). Four additional rooms in the Emergency Department, two operating rooms, two rooms on the Post Anesthesia Care Unit and one additional room on the Dialysis Unit have been converted to … Continue reading

13 April 2020 Home Page, News

Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre Temporary Closure Details

Wednesday 8 April: Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) has provided a further update on its announcement regarding the temporary closure of the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre: BHB’s priority is to have enough nurses and doctors at KEMH to keep emergency services running at this time when we expect emergency and critical care services to come … Continue reading

8 April 2020 News

Ace Barber Unit converted for pandemic

Wednesday 8 April 2020: Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) today announces that all 30 rooms of the Ace Barber Unit in the Acute Care Wing have been converted to negative pressure rooms. This upgrade dramatically decreases the possibility of infection spreading on the ward. Creating a negative pressure within a room results in the air being confined … Continue reading

8 April 2020 Home Page, News


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