King-Edward-VII-Memorial-Hospital-.jpg MARCH 27, 2017

HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 27, 2017 – Bermudian authorities are feverishly searching for answers to remedy an unfolding crisis at the main King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

All beds in the emergency department are occupied, the new acute care wing is full and only absolute emergencies are being handled, Chief Executive Officer of the Bermuda Hospital Board (BHB) Venetta Symonds has revealed.

“There are no patient beds right now at the hospital,” she said, adding, that while every effort was being made to rectify the problem, the hospital was dealing with a “crisis”.

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