Covid-19

Covid-19: Ethical issues for nurses

We are living in unprecedented times and nurses are being lauded globally for putting themselves in the front line against the Covid-19 pandemic. It is but a few months since 15,500 nurses in Northern Ireland went on strike because of a lack of pay parity with their colleagues in the … Read more

Conception of COVID-19 Auxiliary Hospital …

The following experience report describes the development of a Personnel Concept in the field of patient medical care for the operation of the COVID-19 Auxiliary Hospital at the Hannover Exhibition Centre. The focus of the challenge was the creation of a Training Concept to provide adequate staff for patient care … Read more

COVID – 19 – updated informati…

Monday, June 15 As shops open and facemasks become compulsory on public transport today, and lockdown restrictions continue to be eased, the World Health Organisation’s Dr Hans Kluge, the WHO’s director for Europe, cautioned that the UK remained in a “very active phase of the pandemic”.

Covid -19 – News around the word …

FACE SHIELD – PPE Please see this video from our great colleagues from Japan on how to make visors within seconds. It’s an easy and cheap way! This is all about the PPE matter which is tremendously important during the pandemic outbreak. Please watch this video and share it! https://www.pandaid.jp/hygiene/face-shield … Read more

COVID-19 PPE SHORTAGE: A global appeal to …

COVID-19 PPE SHORTAGE: A global appeal to governments to deliver PPE You will already know about the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for nurses, midwives, doctors and carers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Without adequate protection we are being asked to risk our lives and those of our patients. … Read more

Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerati…

Health workers, take care of yourself at this time of #COVID19.   Try and use helpful coping strategies: 🧘🏽‍♀️ ensuring sufficient rest & respite during work or between shifts 🍽 eat sufficient & healthy food 🏃🏾‍♂️ engage in physical activity 📱Mobile phone stay in contact with family & friends