Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
23 March, 2020

This week: Inside a coronavirus testing centre - Coronavirus risk for pregnant women and babies - Adopt a Healthcare Worker - and more.

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Adopt a Healthcare Worker - Helping Australian healthcare workers impacted By COVID-19

From brawls over toiletries to verbal abuse of nurses – the spotlight has sadly been on the more despairing responses to the coronavirus pandemic. But amongst the anguish, there are initiatives like "Adopt A Healthcare Worker" – working to mobilise anyone who can support healthcare workers on the frontline. -


Managing haematology and oncology patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

Patients with cancer may have compromised immunity due to their disease or its treatment, and early reports suggest cancer is a risk factor for severe COVID-19 disease. -


Coronavirus risk for pregnant women and babies

As the outbreak continues, expectant mothers have found themselves growing increasingly anxious. -


Inside a coronavirus testing centre, kind and cheerful medical staff are on the front line

Shout out to all the nurses, doctors, administrators, cleaners, and even traffic controllers at the Royal Melbourne Hospital who are doing God's work. -


Australian Healthcare Week postponed

Despite record numbers of pre-registered attendees and the largest number of confirmed exhibitors in the event’s history, the difficult decision has been made to reschedule Australian Healthcare Week 2020. -


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