Envisioning the healthiest island in the world by promoting an equitable and sustainable health system.

Our Purpose & Functions

Formed in 2006 through the Bermuda Health Council Act 2004, the Health Council enhances and coordinates the delivery of healthcare services. We are a regulatory body, ensuring health system sustainability by:

  • Monitoring health finance and expenditure
  • Increasing cost effectiveness
  • Ensuring that employers provide health insurance for their employees
  • Registering health facilities
  • Licensing health insurers
  • Collaborating with stakeholders
  • Addressing complaints and queries
  • Facilitating new health system infrastructure

To regulate, coordinate and enhance the delivery of health services.

Care quality and standards: Collaborating with all whom have a vested interested in our health system to encourage best practice when delivering care.

Finance and economics: Monitoring resources available for improving the health system and the health of the population.

Accountability: Being transparent with the public about what we do and how we do it.

Regulation: Ensuring all organizations and services that influence our health are operating according to the law.