Legislation

There are several statues that govern Bermuda’s healthcare system. These acts and regulations provide a framework for the conduct of many aspects of the healthcare system. The Health Council monitors and enforces compliance with:

Below is a list of health areas currently regulated in Bermuda.

Healthcare Professionals

Health ProfessionAct
  • Addiction Counsellor
  • Audiologist
  • Chiropractor
  • Dietitian
  • Embalmer
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Podiatrist/Chirpodist
  • Radiographer/ Diagnostic Imaging Technologist
  • Speech & Language Pathologist
Allied Health Professionals Act 1973
Dentist, Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Dental TechnicianDental Practitioners Act 1950
MedicineMedical Practitioners Act 1950
MidwifeMidwives Act 1949
Nurse, Nurse Associate, Nurse SpecialistNursing Act 1997
Optometrist, OpticianOptometrists and Opticians Act 2008
PharmacistPharmacy and Poisons Act 1979
PsychologyPsychological Practitioners Act 1998

Healthcare service providers (businesses)