AN ambulance crew from Kwekwe recently made good their escape after learning that an emergency they had been summoned to involved a suspected case of Ebola while doctors in the city also refused to attend the patient fearing they would contract the disease, it has emerged.
DEFIANT medical insurers have been warned to either adhere to government gazetted tariffs of risk being deregistered. The warning came from deputy Heath and Child Care Minister Paul Chimedza who however refused to name the defiant companies.
HARARE - The government offered doctors a revised deal on their pay demands on Saturday, but unions said they would consider if the proposals are enough to avert a national strike planned for today.
The Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr David Parirenyatwa has bemoaned the slump in ethical standards practiced by some nursing staff in the country’s government hospitals. It is often said ‘nursing is a calling and only those with empathy for people should join the profession.’