Bill Shields
Bermuda Shorts 23: not coming home yet
by Bill Shields
11 August 2021

Bermuda Hospital Board's chief financial officer Bill Shields gets a first-hand view of the differences in Covid response between the territory and England

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Bermuda shorts 22: light at the end of the tunnel
by Bill Shields
24 March 2021

Bermuda has fared relatively well during the pandemic, but it faces major economic repercussions that will also impact on its health service, reports Bermuda Hospitals Board’s chief financial officer in his latest blog update.

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Bermuda shorts 21: 2020 hindsight
by Bill Shields
18 January 2021

Bermuda Hospitals Board’s chief financial officer reflects on a difficult nine months for all health systems and looks ahead to the immediate and longer-term challenges in 2021

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Bermuda shorts 20: my new normal
by Bill Shields
12 October 2020

Bermuda Hospitals Board's chief financial officer gets an inside view of frontline patient care and reflects on the economic impact of the Covid-19 virus on the islands and local health services.

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Bermuda shorts 19: lockdown diary 2
by Bill Shields
07 July 2020

Covid-19 has presented many challenges to Bermuda’s health services, including the procurement of PPE and staffing pressures. But it will also have a financial impact and raises questions about how services should be funded moving forward.

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Bermuda shorts 18: lockdown diary 1
by Bill Shields
20 April 2020

Bermuda Hospitals Board’s chief financial officer starts a lockdown diary reporting on his own experience of quarantine and then self-isolation and the territory’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic

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Bermuda shorts 17: going bananas!
by Bill Shields
06 April 2020

Bermuda Hospitals Board's chief financial officer reflects on self-quarantine and the territory’s procurement and staffing challenges in the face of Covid-19

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Bermuda shorts 16: I’ve never heard of Leonard Skinner!
by Bill Shields
13 January 2020

Bermuda Hospitals Board’s chief financial officer reflects on health systems’ different approaches – both real and perceived differences – to tackling the same wider determinants of health

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