Pressing Issues: Hospital Infections

Saturday, October 18, 2014 Hospital Infections Yesterday I posted this little tweet: In same period about 2000 died due to other infections acquired in a U.S. hospital." As some know, the controversy surrounding not-too-ill people in hospital suffering from, and passing away, partly or largely due to infections they pick up after entering the facil [...] Read more ...

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18 Oct 2014

Weekend AM Live, 18 Oct

Weekend AM Live, 18 Oct - Medical NGO, Doctors Without Borders says recent pledges of help and the deployments of personnel to west Africa, have not had any impact on the Ebola epidemic. This as four South African fieldworkers with the organisation return home this week from Sierra Leone and Liberia. Our Producer Sithakazelo Dlamini spoke to Jens P [...] Read more ...

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18 Oct 2014

Carers - Being the connection in communication

Welcome back to another blog post from a fellow carer. I would like you to check out the following scenario. Just imaging this. Here we have a patient who talks to the doctor, the doctor sometimes struggles to understand the patient, then the doctor contacts the mental health consultant, the mental health consultant then contacts the care coordina [...] Read more ...

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18 Oct 2014