Push to boost the number of male nurses | 7.30

We hear a lot about the gender imbalance in male-dominated professions like engineering and mining but there is one crucial industry where that imbalance is reversed. Men only make up 11 per cent of the nursing workforce and there is a campaign to boost the numbers to help address a nurse shortage. For more from … Read more Push to boost the number of male nurses | 7.30

Nurses pay a heavy price as China fights coronavirus epidemic

Behind the coronavirus outbreak of China, there are thousands of nurses, mainly women, who are paying a very heavy price. Al Jazeera’s Leah Harding explains. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #Coronavirus

China offers firms tax incentives over coronavirus impact

China’s military is sending hundreds of doctors and nurses to Wuhan – the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak as the country grapples with new cases and more deaths. Nearly 2,000 more infections were reported on Sunday, bringing the total on the mainland to more than 71,000. More than 1,770 people have died so far. The … Read more China offers firms tax incentives over coronavirus impact

Johnson chairs his first reshuffled cabinet after Chancellor’s resignation

The figures that cabinet ministers were asked to recite have been disputed – some question whether we really are getting fifty thousand new nurses and 40 new hospitals. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) But there was no disputing the message from the Prime Minister at the first cabinet meeting since Sajid Javid’s surprise resignation yesterday about who was … Read more Johnson chairs his first reshuffled cabinet after Chancellor’s resignation

‘Utter chaos’: Coronavirus exposes China healthcare weaknesses

The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak is rising in China with the National Health Commission confirming 46 more deaths, bringing the total to 259. The government is trying to address the shortage of medical personnel by sending thousands of extra doctors and nurses, both civilian and military, to the areas most affected by the … Read more ‘Utter chaos’: Coronavirus exposes China healthcare weaknesses

Luxury Scrubs from Blue Sky Scrubs

Doctors and nurses now have the choice of a full range of luxury scrubs, lab coats and scrub hats thanks to blue sky scrubs. Scrubs are worn by staff in hospital theatres to provide a light and easily discarded garment ideal for the warm conditions in theatre and the need to launder directly afterwards. Traditionally … Read more Luxury Scrubs from Blue Sky Scrubs

New Zealand: Australian Rescue Teams Arrive in Christchurch

Approximately 70 members of the Queensland Fire Service Urban Search and Rescue Team, together with Queensland Ambulance Service paramedics and 20 tonnes of essential support equipment, were airlifted by a Royal Australian Air Force C17 Globemaster III from RAAF Amberley to Christchurch, New Zealand, on Wednesday 23 February, to assist in the aftermath of the … Read more New Zealand: Australian Rescue Teams Arrive in Christchurch

Australians Stop for Prayer in Pakistan

Members of the Australian Defence Force stopped for a prayer this week as part of flag raising ceremony at a new health camp in Kot Addu, Punjab, Pakistan. A local imam led the prayers, assisted by Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Padre, Wing Commander Mark Willis. Around 200 people a day are being treated at … Read more Australians Stop for Prayer in Pakistan