The Department of Public transportation has advised that the DPT Kiosk at Central Terminal in Hamilton will be closed all day on Sunday, February 25th due to construction work being carried out on the building.
We have all heard the expression: “To be forewarned is to be forearmed.”
This is a phrase that’s often used when you want to say that knowing about something that could be bad before it happens, allows you to prepare for it; it gives you time to think of different ways of approaching things. Another translation is that it’s good to know about potential problems before they happen.
The Department of Health’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit has seen a rise in numbers of flu cases recorded on the island. By protecting yourself against influenza, you are also protecting your family, your household, your workplace and ultimately your community.
Thorough hand washing is recommended for all to reduce the chance of infection. Also, it is not too late to get your flu shot at the Hamilton Health Centre on Victoria Street or through some private physicians. The flu shot can lessen the effects of the flu.
The Ministry of Health is pleased to offer the community both an electronic and printed version of the new Directory of Helping Services. This is the first time a searchable, online version of the Directory has been offered. The online Directory may be found at www.helpingservices.bm
October 27 is World Occupational Therapy Day and this year’s theme is ‘inform, inspire, influence’. Occupational therapists (OTs) work with all age groups and in a wide range of physical and psychosocial areas. OTs assess and plan short and long term treatments tailored to an individual and his or her occupation, habits and environment. They are employed by Bermuda Hospitals Board at KEMH and MWI, by the Department of Health and in private practice.
Ministerial Statement by the Minister of Health the Hon. Kim Wilson JP, MP
Mr Speaker and Honourable Members,
I rise today to address this Honourable House about a matter of national importance. A matter significant to our economic prosperity and our physical survival: the prevalence of obesity and non-communicable diseases.
The Health Insurance Department (HID) is pleased to advise the public that they have made several changes which will simplify the claims process relating to the Personal Home Care Benefit.
The Personal Home Care Benefit (PHC) was introduced in 2015 as a HIP and FutureCare benefit under the Health Insurance Act 1970. The Benefit assists FutureCare and HIP policyholders with the costs of personal care services in their home.