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Sargento Shredded Cheese Products Recalled

Sargento Shredded Cheese Products Recalled

The Ministry of Health and Seniors is advising the public that two additional Sargento shredded cheese products are now subject to recall in addition to Sargento Nacho & Taco shredded cheese with a sell by date of June 14, 2017, due to a potential risk of Listeria contamination. A Government spokesperson said, “Further to a related release dated... Read more of this article

Lamb Foggo Centre To Re-Open On March 1st

Lamb Foggo Centre To Re-Open On March 1st

The Bermuda Hospitals Board will re-open the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC] on Wednesday 1 March 2017. The east end facility was temporarily closed last month for “floor replacement work as well as other minor repairs and upgrades to the physical plant.” Marshall Minors, Vice President, Facilities Management & Estates, comments:... Read more of this article

Sargento Nacho & Taco Shredded Cheese Recall

Sargento Nacho & Taco Shredded Cheese Recall

The Ministry of Health and Seniors is advising the public “not to eat Sargento Nacho & Taco shredded cheese with a sell by date of 14 June 2017 due to a potential risk of Listeria contamination.” A statement from the Ministry said, “The specific product is Sargento Nacho & Taco shredded cheese sold in an 8 ounce package, UPC... Read more of this article

BHB: ‘Sustained Surge In Demand’ At Hospital

BHB: ‘Sustained Surge In Demand’ At Hospital

Bermuda is “currently experiencing higher levels of flu and respiratory illness” and this along with an “aging and increasingly chronically ill community, as well as difficulty discharging seniors due to the lack of community nursing home facilities, has caused a sustained surge in demand,” the Bermuda Hospitals Board said, adding... Read more of this article

Photos: Legacy Bricks To Honour Loved Ones

Photos: Legacy Bricks To Honour Loved Ones

This afternoon [Feb 21], a group of supporters gathered to have their photos taken with the engraved bricks at the entrance to the new Acute Care Wing at the King Edward Memorial Hospital, with the bricks serving to honour family, friends, loved ones and special organisations. “Among those honoured today was Lady Jacqueline Swan, a founding trustee... Read more of this article

Health Statutory Boards Self Assessment Report

Health Statutory Boards Self Assessment Report

The Health Council has released its annual report on the performance of statutory boards that register health professionals to practice in Bermuda. The report is based on information provided by each board that oversees the various health professions. BHeC said, “The report notes improvements in how health professionals are registered, the level... Read more of this article

Photos: Youth Fitness Initiative At Heron Bay

Photos: Youth Fitness Initiative At Heron Bay

Yesterday, Premier Michael Dunkley, Health & Seniors Minister Jeanne Atherden and Education Minister Wayne Scott visited the Heron Bay Primary School as part of the Premier’s Youth Fitness Programme. “The public will recall that last September, as part of a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Education and the Department of Health,... Read more of this article

Tomorrow’s Voices Voted Best Autism Treatment

Tomorrow’s Voices Voted Best Autism Treatment

Tomorrow’s Voices Bermuda has announced that the Autism Early Intervention Centre has been voted “Best Autism Treatment & Prevention Centre – Caribbean” by UK-based Global Health & Pharma Magazine [GHP] as part of their 2017 Social Care Awards. Last year, Tomorrow’s Voices was anonymously nominated for the award, according... Read more of this article

Carnival Goers Urged To Protect Against Zika

Carnival Goers Urged To Protect Against Zika

The Department of Health is urging people “travelling to Trinidad and Tobago for the upcoming carnival to protect themselves against Zika virus, which is present in Trinidad and Tobago.” Minister of Health and Seniors, Jeanne Atherden said, “I urge carnival goers to protect themselves against the Zika virus due to its potential to cause... Read more of this article

Weigh In Is Done, Now The Hard Work Begins

Weigh In Is Done, Now The Hard Work Begins

Participants in the 100 Day Challenge have taken their first steps towards reshaping their lives after being ‘officially’ weighed in. Now the hard part is set to start as they are put through rigorous exercise and diet regimes, much of it recorded for everyone to see on TV. Among those taking part was Katharyn Albouy, who said: “I am doing... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: Giovanna Watson’s Book Launch

Photos, Video: Giovanna Watson’s Book Launch

[Updated with video] Local author Giovanna Watson‘s book “Dear Cancer, Let Me Introduce Myself” was successfully launched this evening [Feb 18] at City Hall. Ms Watson was diagnosed with colon cancer in February 2014; two surgeries, eight chemo treatments, 26 radiation treatments, over 500 pills, and multiple memories later, she wrote the... Read more of this article

Audio: MPs Discuss Govt Lawsuit Against Lahey

Audio: MPs Discuss Govt Lawsuit Against Lahey

[Updated] Parliamentarians discussed the lawsuit the Bermuda Government filed against Lahey in the House of Assembly today, with the Opposition asking about the U.S. – Bermuda Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, with Attorney General Trevor Moniz saying there has not been a “treaty violation in connection with the Lahey legal proceedings or... Read more of this article

‘Government House Is Aware Of The Action’

‘Government House Is Aware Of The Action’

“Government House is aware of the action” brought against Lahey, which “is a civil case that will be considered as necessary by the relevant courts,” and the “UK continues to support all efforts to uphold the rule of law in Bermuda and its other Overseas Territories,” Governor John Rankin said today. This follows... Read more of this article