Tag: hospital

21 killed in fire at Russian psychiatric hospital

Posted December 13, 2015 16:31:47 Associated Story: 17 dead as wildfires sweep by means of Siberia Map: Russian Federation A fire at a psychiatric hospital in southern Russia has killed 21 folks, the country’s emergencies ministry says. “Nineteen bodies were located at the web site of the fire, two other folks succumbed to their wounds…


Fumes from suspected drug lab put contractors in hospital

Posted December 11, 2015 16:55:24 Map: Cracow 4719 Electrical contractors have been treated for exposure to fumes and 3 homes evacuated after a suspected illicit drug laboratory was found at a house in Cracow, in Queensland’s Capricornia region. Police declared an emergency situation following the lab’s discovery by the electrical contractors, who had been later…


Fears Fremantle Hospital intensive care services to be cut

Posted December 03, 2015 21:04:08 Intensive care services at Fremantle Hospital might be scaled back next year, with Fiona Stanley Hospital to take over management of the smaller sized facility from February. By producing what it has named the Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospitals Group, the Overall health Department aims to develop a “seamless connection between…


Minister criticises Perth hospital for moving patient into gym room

Posted November 30, 2015 15:22:14 A choice to location an elderly patient in a gym space at Fiona Stanley Hospital has been described as “unacceptable” by Western Australia’s Wellness Minister Kim Hames. The elderly patient was moved into a make-shift location in a physiotherapy health club final Monday. A report published by News Corporation on…


‘Patients at risk’ in hospital ER diversion trial, AMA says

Posted November 28, 2015 15:53:29 A unit diverting significantly less urgent patients away from Perth hospital emergency rooms has come below fire from senior physicians and the Australian Medical Association (AMA). A trial of the “surge” unit run by St John Ambulance at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital is due to end next week, but the…


Smoking area absent at new Midland hospital

Posted November 27, 2015 21:16:29 A new 307-bed public hospital at Midland, east of Perth, does not provide a designated smoking region for involuntary individuals becoming treated in its mental well being unit. Even though smoking is banned on hospital grounds across Western Australia, an exemption allows facilities for involuntary patients – these in safe…