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Hospital departments at medical schools hit hard as agitation from PG doctors escalates

Thiruvananthapuram: The functioning of Kerala’s Government Medical College Hospitals (MCH) was brought to a standstill on Monday as internal surgeons in the state join the turmoil currently being led by PG medical students. Large crowds were seen in the outpatient sections of MCHs and many patients were discharged due to lack of medical staff. Internal […]

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Community members call for immediate restoration of services at Sackville Memorial Hospital – New Brunswick

On Wednesday morning, a rally of community members and leaders gathered outside the Sackville Memorial Hospital to protest the closure of all acute care beds at the facility. Over 200 people stood outside, as speakers explained how vital the hospital is to the town of Sackville and neighboring New Brunswick communities. Read more: From Sackville […]

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Closure of schools and hospital services affected by storm Barra

Following the upgrade of the Met Éireann’s weather warning to ‘red alert’ on Monday afternoon, County Cork schools are to be closed on Tuesday and scheduled outpatient and hospital services are to be rescheduled. Storm Barra is expected to make landfall on the southwest coast early Tuesday and, exceptionally, the storm is expected to last […]

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Shanghai canceled 500 flights, closed schools, suspended hospital services over 3 cases of Covid

Volunteers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) organize food supplies at the entrance of a residential building where restrictions are placed to stop the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus on November 26, 2021 in Shanghai, China. Shanghai reported three new local cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Yin Liqin / Chinese News Service via Getty Images Shanghai, […]

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Confidence to engage the public on the restoration of closed hospital services

The hospital was closed for staff reasons In a report, Patricia Davies, CEO of the Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, said the temporary closure of Bishop’s Castle Community Hospital followed several months of pressure on the workforce, including self-isolation and a recruiting campaign which had “only a small success”. Writing for the trust’s board of […]

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Hochul Ordinance Allows Limits On Certain Hospital Services Due To Covid-19 – Huntington Now

Governor Kathy Hochul issued a decree on Friday to allow the health ministry to limit non-essential procedures in a bid to limit potential spikes in Covid-19 this winter. The ordinance will allow limitations until at least January 15. The new protocols will begin on December 3 and will be reassessed based on the latest COVID-19 […]

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Hospital services for ‘hostile and racist’ Maori, review finds

LAWRENCE SMITH / Tips A literature review led by Dr Emma Espiner (Ngāti Tukorehe, Ngāti Porou) revealed that Maori face systemic barriers to accessing hospital care. (archive photo) “To put it simply, there is no point in solving someone’s transportation barrier by giving them a taxi ticket if the taxi takes them to a racist […]

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Pressure remains extremely high in emergency and hospital wards, says Dr Bob Brown

Dr Bob Brown Director of Primary Care and Elderly Services / Executive Director of Nursing. That’s the message Dr Bob Brown, Director of Primary Care and Seniors / Executive Director of Nursing, conveyed to members of the Derry and Strabane Health and Community Committee. Noting that the bed occupancy rate on Thursday (November 11) was […]

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In aid of children’s hospital wards, Jubilee of Trees returns with virtual exhibits and auctions – St George News

Image bank | Photo by evgenyatamanenko / iStock / Getty Images Plus, St. George News CONTRIBUTED CONTENT – The 38th Jubilee of Trees will return November 18-20 for three days of fun benefiting children’s wards at St. George’s Regional Hospital. Start the holiday season with activities for the whole family. Image courtesy of Intermountain Healthcare, […]

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Two promoted to management positions at United Hospital Services

INDIANAPOLIS – Edward McCauley, president and CEO of United Hospital Services (UHS), located here, reports that he has promoted Jason Hartsell to vice president of operations and Lifang Zhu to vice president of finance. “As UHS continues to grow, we are pleased to have such skilled people to fill the roles of these two important […]

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Hospital services will be impacted by the high number of Covid cases

The HSE chief executive said the most difficult thing he has ever had to do in his job is to contact the families of healthcare workers who have died from Covid-19. Speaking on Newstalk Breakfast, Paul Reid said he was a strong advocate for the healthcare worker booster vaccine. However, he said that ultimately Niac […]

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Waivers eased COVID-19 bills for hospital wards

Editor’s Note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and advice in the Medscape Coronavirus Resource Center. Direct spending on institutional services was less than 5% for COVID-19 hospital patients in the United States, according to data from a cross-sectional study of more than 7 million patients. To ease the financial burden of hospitalization for COVID-19, many […]

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EVOLUTION OF SIOUX CITY’S HOSPITAL CARDIOLOGY SERVICES

CITY OF SIOUX CARDIOVACULAR ASSOCIATES HAVE ANNOUNCED A CHANGE IN THEIR MEDICAL SERVICES PROVIDED IN LOCAL HOSPITALS. A LETTER FROM CVA AND ST. LUKE’S UNITYPOINT AFFIRMS THAT FROM TODAY (FRIDAY 15 OCT) CARDIOVASCULAR ASSOCIATES WILL ONLY OFFER CARDIOLOGY SERVICES IN ST. LUC. CVA NO LONGER OFFERS SERVICES AT MERCYONE IN SIOUX CITY.THE LETTER STATES THAT […]

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Bartlett Hospital services stable

As hospitals statewide adopt crisis care standards due to increasing COVID-19 cases, local hospital officials say Bartlett Regional Hospital is not at a critical point. “Don’t delay your care,” Kim McDowell, Bartlett’s chief nurse, said in a press release. “Rest assured that we are ready to take care of you and meet the health needs […]

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hospital services went smoothly, workers lost their jobs

PROVIDENCE – Benefiting from weeks of warnings and intensive planning, state hospitals on Friday reported no incidents and few service disruptions on the first day of the state’s COVID vaccination mandate for workers in health. Reallocations, extra shifts and the use of contract workers in some cases were among the measures used to avoid disruption. […]

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Royal Sussex Hospital wards in “extremely dangerous situation” – reports

DOCTORS have reportedly warned of an “extremely dangerous situation” at Royal Sussex County Hospital. Consultants have reportedly warned of Brighton hospital services in a letter to their managing director. The letter said some surgeries should be diverted elsewhere and that nurses suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, according to reports. Hospital management are aware […]

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Metro Detroit Hospital Services Extends Long-Term Partnership with Lavatec

United StatesA sure sign of Detroit’s ongoing renaissance and revitalization is evident just a few miles from the heart of the city. Last year, Metro Detroit Hospital Services (MDAHS) completed construction of a new state-of-the-art laundromat across the street from Henry Ford Hospital on Elijah McCoy Drive. Fourteen years after first connecting […]

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Lockdown of health workers could lead to cutbacks in hospital services – Anthony

Unvaccinated healthcare workers denied entry to their workplaces under new COVID-19 measures, Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony said the fallout could strain the public health system to reduce some of its services. During the COVID-19 Daily Update on Friday, Anthony said the current health care system is operating with the capacity it currently has because […]

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Roundup: Royale Home Health Enables Remote Hospital Services, NHS Trust Introduces Digital Pathway for Endoscopy, More Briefs

ROYALE HOME HEALTH PARTNERS WITH DEDALUS A subsidiary of Royale Hayat Hospital in Kuwait, Royale Home Health has enabled remote home services and holistic clinical care with corporate mobility and home care solution. This will ensure the continuum of care and the integration of health services at all phases of the patient journey. The innovative […]

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Mount Sinai is the leader in geriatric hospital services

The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City was no. 1 this year in geriatric care, according to the rankings of American News and World Report. The Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, followed. To round out the top 10 hospitals caring for patients over the age of 75, […]

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Removal of Scarborough hospital services forcing patients to travel to York and leaving a ‘fragmented’ health service

Scarborough Hospital. (JPI Media) This forces Scarborough residents to make the 80-mile round trip to access health services. Read more Read more Deprivation, staffing shortages and an aging population lead to poorer health outcomes… Dr Asif Firfirey, a GP in Scarborough, said the area’s health services now felt “fragmented”. Register to our daily newsletter The […]

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Hospital services return to normal as third wave subsides

After two months of reduced services due to the third wave of the pandemic, hospitals in Nova Scotia are returning to a semblance of normalcy. “We feel like we’re in a better position, trying to be a little bit careful and assess the epidemiology and how we can reintroduce the services, but we’re pretty confident […]

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Prices consumers pay for hospital services in North Dakota vary widely, study finds

Equally large cost variations were found for a colonoscopy, which ranged from $ 1,775 to $ 5,509, and for cesarean deliveries, which ranged from $ 5,058 to $ 31,000, according to the study. The cost comparisons were part of an analysis of hospital costs in North Dakota presented to the North Dakota Legislature, which studies […]

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Petition to Save Bradford Hospital Wards Received ‘Huge’ Response | News

BRADFORD, Pa. – More than 2,000 people have signed a petition to save the Bradford Regional Medical Center from a cut in services planned by its parent company, Upper Allegheny Health System. After months of rumors, hospital officials released a plan last week that would involve the transfer of acute care and surgical services from […]