Alerts

  • The Bermuda Post Office (BPO) wishes to advise the public that all sub post offices will be closed between 8am and 10am on Tuesday morning (24th January 2017) due to a staff meeting. The General Post Office, which is located on Church Street in Hamilton, will not be affected and that location will open for business at 8am as usual.

Alerts

  • Members of the public are invited to submit requests to rezone property or amend policies in the Bermuda Plan 2008. Requests should be submitted on a Rezoning Request form and emailed to jamarshall@gov.bm or submitted by hand to the Department of Planning, 5th Floor, Dame Lois Browne-Evans Building, 58 Court Street no later than Friday, 31March 2017.

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Your health—and your family’s health—is important. You’re never far from support for your health in Bermuda.

Find out how to access health services in Bermuda, from public clinics to government-run community support programmes, or read helpful guides and tips on managing and maintaining your health.

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  • The Ministry of Health and Seniors publishes a quarterly newsletter that is sent to our stakeholders. If you wish to be added to our newsletter mailing list, please contact Robyn Skinner at 278-4900.

  • You can find below reports produced by the Ministry of Health and Seniors or our affiliated organizations. If you would like to see more of our publications, please visit our Health Library.

  • Below are policies or guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health and Seniors. For more publications by the Ministry of Health and Seniors, please visit our Health Library. 

  • Agreement Respecting Facilities to be Given to Merchant Seamen for the Treatment of Venereal Diseases
  • The K. Margaret Carter Centre is a government-managed center that provides support and training for adults with learning and physical disabilities through six programme areas that include:

  • You can find documents produced by the Ministry of Health and Seniors or our affiliated organizations, and relevant international reports in our health library.

  • The Headquarters department of the Ministry of Health and Seniors includes: the Minister, the Permanent Secretary and the Corporate Services Unit.

  • Long term care (LTC) refers to the range of services required by persons with a reduced degree of functional capacity, physical or cognitive, and who are consequently dependent for an extended period of time on help with basic activities of daily living (ADL).

  • The Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit helps to manage and monitor the status of health in Bermuda by:

  • The Ministry of Health and Seniors awards the Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarship annually to Bermudian students with proven financial need seeking careers or professional development in public health.

  • The Bermuda Health Strategy sets out the Ministry of Health and Seniors’ vision for reform of the Island’s entire health system.  

    The Strategy, which has a goal to deliver affordable and sustainable healthcare for all of Bermuda’s residents, is founded on three core values:

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  • Anyone with a physical disability—or some difficulty moving normally—may benefit from physiotherapy. The Department of Health provides physiotherapy services through the Community Rehabilitation Office.

    Treatment may involve:

  • Occupational therapy focuses on a child’s ability to perform everyday activities in a way that provides meaning to life. Occupational therapy is important for a child when their activities are affected (or become limited) by delays in development, disability, or disease.

  • This page is reviewed weekly and updated immediately upon confirmation of any new cases.

  • Children generally understand far more than they are able to articulate themselves. Language can develop smoothly and continuously, or in jumps and spurts—there’s a lot of variation in the onset of expressive language.   

  • The Government of Bermuda offers wellness clinics for seniors, as well as government-owned elder care facilities.

    There are two government-owned facilities that provide multi-level care for seniors:

  • All recent public health and disaster alerts are available via alerts that get posted to the website. Bermuda has a 

  • It’s not easy living with a chronic disease. You’ll need ongoing support with your self-management of diabetes. Good control of your diabetes requires teamwork between you, your physician, and other health care professionals.  

  • A child with an infectious disease may show general signs of illness. This can include fever, shivering, vomiting, diarrhea, etc.  

  • The following is the Department of Health’s recommended immunization schedule for healthy children and adults. At any time, you can request an immunization report for yourself or your child.

  • How healthy are Bermudians? In December 2014, the Department of Health concluded a study to measure the risk of developing a chronic disease such as heart diseases, cancer, stroke, or diabetes for the Government of Bermuda.

  • The Government of Bermuda offers health support programmes across the island.

  • Go to the hospital in all cases of serious illness or injury, or if you aren’t sure if your illness or injury is serious.  

  • Poor diet and physical inactivity are linked to major causes of illness and death. In Bermuda, these issues are especially prevalent. According to STEPS to a Well Bermuda 2014:  

  • Whether it’s the latest British crime drama or a marathon session of Friends reruns, people watch a lot of TV. In Bermuda especially, inactivity from watching TV is directly linked to negative health, particularly obesity. Did you know:  

  • In Bermuda, the government runs dental health services at Hamilton Health Centre, St. George’s Health Centre, and Somerset Health Centre.

  • Parents can find health programmes and support for their children as well as health clinics in different locations in Bermuda, depending on the child’s age.

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