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More volunteers among Malaysian healthcare professionals are required to meet priority needs of the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, as Malaysia staffs a 50-bed field hospital with 60 medical personnel under the Ministry of Health (MOH) on standby – in its effort to help the international humanitarian crisis.

NHS doctors will be required by law to ask patients about their sexual orientation, under the new NHS guidelines. There has been disagreement among some healthcare professionals – while some explains why this move is necessary.

Millennials – individuals born between 1985 and 2002 – are 186% more likely to be a registered nurse (RN) compared to a baby boomer. Coupled with the baby boomers’ retirement on the horizon, millennials are taking over the nursing industry, forcing health organisations to change the standard workflow to suit the new generation.

As the UK continues to struggle with its NHS, one expert says male nurses could be the solution to both shortages and gender inequality.

The UK’s National Health Service is looking to ease English language requirements for foreign nurses in its bid to overcome staff shortages in hospitals.

Recently, a national survey conducted across three states in the US, by a group of researchers, has revealed that patients report better satisfaction with their pain when a greater number of registered nurses and hospitalists are present on the ward.

Whether it be ushering a new life or calming the distressed, the desperate cry of life can break one’s sanity. Yet, many nurses have gone beyond their daily rounds, restoring not just health but faith in humanity.

The Public Service Department (PSD) has been urged to review the salary scheme for medical officers (MOs) – both doctors and nurses – to encourage them to remain in Malaysia. This is due to a recent rise in the number of medical officers migrating abroad for higher salaries.

A video showing Alex Wubbels, a nurse at University of Utah Hospital, Salt Lake City, being violently dragged across the hall and handcuffed by a police officer has gone viral – all for refusing to take a blood sample from an unconscious patient.

From discussing nursing education to work-life balance to gender bias, local nursing experts share their take on the country’s nursing scene in this exclusive interview with MIMS.

The new building for the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine has officially opened – and it teaches students to serve with “heart”, in a way that fosters collaborative learning.
Breast milk for grownups: Fad or fact?

Breast milk is hailed as a superfood for babies, and while mothers are harnessing this liquid miracle to boost their babies’ immunity, scientists are debating whether this goodness can be extended to adults as well.