Tag Archives: care

“It’s a War Zone”: Health Care Workers on the Front Lines of the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout the United States, it’s clear that the country’s hospital system isn’t prepared for what’s to come. Hospitals are in desperate need of ventilators, and nurses and doctors now have to crowdsource on social media for essential personal protective equipment (PPE) like N95 masks, gowns, and face shields,… Read More »

How to Care for Different Types of Fabrics

It’s a wonder of modern life that there are so many different types of fabric. It’s what enables you to have heavy curtains, light summer clothes, and even sweat absorbent exercise gear. More… Of course, each different type of material requires its own care routine; it’s the best way of ensuring it lasts for as… Read More »

Infected worker sparks aged care lockdown

Three healthcare workers returned to work in Perth after contracting coronavirus overseas, with one of them completing several shifts at an aged care facility before prompting a lockdown. An Aegis Aged Care Group spokesman told AAP the man worked at a transition facility in Bayswater before returning positive test results. He was among 10 cases… Read More »

Shropshire baby deaths: Trust will return £1m it received for ‘good care’

An NHS trust at the centre of an inquiry into preventable baby deaths will repay money it received for providing good maternity care. In 2018, Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust received almost £1m, weeks before its services were rated inadequate. The BBC revealed in December the trust had qualified for the payment under the NHS’s… Read More »

Californians increasingly concerned about access to mental healthcare and rising cost of care

Mental healthcare access remains a top priority for nine in 10 Californians, while the rising cost of physical and mental healthcare is causing increasing numbers of Californians to struggle to pay for prescription drugs, medical bills, and healthcare premiums, finds a new poll from the California Health Care Foundation. The poll, Health Care Priorities and… Read More »