BHB releases its road traffic accident statistics for 2019

Thursday 16 January 2020: Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) road traffic accident statistics for the period 01 January – 31 December 2019 show the following:

  • The Emergency Department (including Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre) saw 1,794 road traffic accident cases (137 were tourists)
  • 23 people were admitted to the Intensive Care Unit as a result of road traffic accidents
  • 140 people were admitted to general wards in the hospital due to road traffic accidents
  • 16 minors (under the age of 18) were admitted to the hospital due to road traffic accidents, one of those was admitted to ICU
  • 4 people were discharged to overseas medical facilities due to road traffic accidents

Below are BHB road traffic accident statistics from previous years.

2018 Bermuda Hospitals Board Road Traffic Accident Statistics 1 January

2017 Bermuda Hospitals Board Road Traffic Accident Statistics 1 January

2016 Bermuda Hospitals Board Road Traffic Accident Statistics 1 January

Archives

2020 (41)
2019 (45)
2018 (35)
2017 (40)
2016 (47)
2015 (22)
2014 (45)
2013 (36)
2012 (37)
2011 (43)
2010 (44)
2009 (56)
2008 (31)
2007 (32)
2006 (39)
2005 (27)
2004 (23)

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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