Nurses

  • Africa & World

    Over 800 Botswana nurses test positive for COVID-19

    Botswana Nurses Union (BONU) is concerned about the high number of COVID-19 positive cases among nurses and the death rate. Briefing the media over the weekend, BONU national publicity secretary, Aobakwe Lesolame said over 800 nurses have tested positive, and 23 nurses have died due to COVID-19 related issues. Lesolame said they have not taken the statistics of nurses who…

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  • Health

    Govt hires all qualified nurses to boost COVID-19 teams

    GOVERNMENT has announced that all it has hired all 849 qualified nurses listed with the Health Services Board as not in employment along with available doctors and environmental health technicians to boost the COVID-19 teams and other medical services. And qualified nurses who want to work but were not listed have been invited to apply to the Health Services Board…

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  • Health

    Govt suspends 500 nurses at two Bulawayo hospitals

    GOVERNMENT has served close to 500 nurses from Bulawayo’s two major hospitals with suspension letters for not reporting for duty and they are expected to appear before a disciplinary hearing next week. The nurses are part of the 1 280 nurses who failed to report for duty protesting the Ministry of Health and Child Care’s decision to scrap the flexi…

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