A Spanish cab driver was called to a local hospital to transport a patient, but was instead greeted with applause. Doctors and nurses were thanking him for ferrying coronavirus patients to the medical centre free of charge. The man, who was given a check and his negative COVID-19 test result, […]
The coronavirus pandemic has placed the American healthcare system under a historic amount of strain. Some experts say the profit-driven nature of the system hampered the US’s readiness for fighting the pandemic. “Getting the for-profit element out would allow us to better prepare for pandemics like this. Like having adequate […]
Nurses are the life and soul of the healthcare profession, providing comfort, kindness, and care to patients every day It’s a challenging job and one that requires hard work, dedication, and a very thick skin. The Bureau of Labour Statistics estimates there are over 2.8 million nurses working in America […]
If you’ve ever been a patient in the ER or a doctor’s office, odds are you’ve heard a nurse throw around some unusual words or phrases. TV hospital dramas have popularised phrases such as “coding,” “stat,” and “crash cart.” But there are other names, phrases, and abbreviations nurses use to […]
If you’re a nurse dealing with one patient after the next, you can usually find humour in some of the lighter scenarios. Whether they’re waking up from anesthesia or being totally honest and frank, patients can say the funniest things. We asked nurses to let us in the most memorable […]
A genetics testing company is launching a new...
The future of medicine.
There are many organisations that...
On Oct. 1, hospitals nationwide adopted a new...
No more co-payment.