One in six nurses worldwide at risk of coronavirus from lack of clean water 

One nurse and midwife in Ntchisi, Malawi, considers herself lucky to be working in a centre which has two hand basins with soap. One of the basins is in a maternity ward which treats more than 300 patients each day. Ntchisi worries about Covid-19 spreading to her area: “Once we have even one case of Covid-19, it […]

Parry Sound surgeon accused of harassing nurses, making crude gestures with amputated toes, cautioned for ‘unprofessional behaviour’

A Parry Sound surgeon accused of harassing nurses and making crude gestures with amputated toes in the operating room has been cautioned by Ontario’s medical watchdog for “unprofessional behaviour.” Dr. Bill Smyth, who was chief of surgery at the local hospital until the allegations surfaced, told the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) […]

Chuck Pagano’s love for doctors, nurses grows more in coronavirus era

The images that bombard us day after COVID-19 day are chilling, and frightening, and heartbreaking, and Chuck Pagano watches them in isolation with a greater appreciation than most of us for the doctors and nurses and caregivers on the front lines of this merciless, deadly war. It has been nearly eight years since Pagano, then […]

General election 2019: Boris Johnson launches Tory manifesto with 50,000 nurses pledge – live news

Johnson says Tories will introduce 20,000 more police officers alongside tougher sentencing. Keep up with all the latest news Full story: Johnson launches manifesto with nurses pledge Labour’s manifesto: for and against its radical vision Sign up for Andrew Sparrow’s election briefing 2.51pm GMT The Guardian’s Hilary Osborne has this reaction to Conservative plans on […]