02 April 2020


COVID-19 patients could have treatment withdrawn to save others (3)
Coronavirus patients could have their treatment withdrawn and offered to others who are more likely to survive, new guidance for doctors has warned. By PA Reporter Thursday, 2nd April 2020, 8:45 am The British Medical Association's (BMA) latest ethics advice said health professionals could be forced to make "grave decisions" should hospitals become overwhelmed with patients. The document warns that decisions around rationing scarce resources, such
Free child care during the COVID-19 crisis (2)
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced child care will be free throughout the coronavirus crisis. Katina Curtis, AAP Senior Political Writer Australian Associated PressApril 2, 20201:54pm Child care will be free for parents still using it during the coronavirus crisis. The government will also support the nation's 13,000 childcare centres to remain open after enrolment and attendance numbers plummeted.
Operation to treat sick cruise ship crews (2)
Doctors will conduct tests on board eight foreign cruise liners off the NSW coast so sick crew can be evacuated before ships are forced to leave. Steven Trask Australian Associated PressApril 2, 20202:05pm Doctors will be flown on to eight foreign cruise ships floating off NSW in a joint government operation to test and evacuate patients needing urgent coronavirus treatment. Once crews have been treated, the federal government will increase pressure
Coronavirus: Prince William and Kate Middleton phone NHS staff in show of support for those on the frontline (2)
Royal family has resorted to phone calls and video conferencing to conduct royal duties Sarah Young @sarah_j_young Thursday 2 April 2020 08:11 {{ moreThanTen}} {{total}} comments {{/moreThanTen}} The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have telephoned two UK hospitals in a show of support for NHS staff on the frontline of the coronavirus outbreak. Prince William and Kate Middleton spoke with doctors and nurses from
Free childcare for Australian workers amid COVID-19 pandemic: PM (2)
Video PlayerClose CANBERRA, April 2 (Xinhua) - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a free childcare program amid the coronavirus pandemic. Morrison and Dan Tehan, minister for education, on Thursday afternoon said that childcare will be free for all parents who require their children in care so they can continue to work from Monday next week. "Relief is on its way for around a million Australian families and
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