Nurses In Australia Issue Plea To Stop Violence, Theft Of Sanitizer And Masks

Nurses and midwives in Australia say they've had to take extraordinary measures to stop members of the public from stealing supplies such as sanitizer and face masks.

3/26/2020

Nurses and midwives in Australia say they've had to take extraordinary measures to stop members of the public from stealing supplies such as sanitizer and face masks.

Whole pallets of personal protective equipment have reportedly been stolen from hospitals, and some health care workers have even become targets of violence, a nurses' union says.

Most hospitals in the state"have had to start cable-tying or using chains so the bottles [of hand sanitizer] aren't going missing from wards," a spokeswoman for the union was quoted by the Herald as saying,"but we are hearing some instances of pallets going missing from deliveries." The newspaper reports that these incidents include the theft of an entire cart of personal protective equipment at Westmead Hospital in a suburb of Sydney and another in which a pallet of hand sanitizer was intercepted as it was being delivered to a hospital. Earlier this week, as cases began to spike, Australia's Read more: NPR

My wife woking as a nurse at a hospital here in WA says they just got an email that 1/2 of their masks and sanitizer were stolen two days ago. She has one non-reusable mask to reuse. People are shit. My friend is a nurse in Dallas and they have had this problem, too.

Nurses In Australia Issue Plea Against Violence, Theft Of Sanitizer And MasksA nurses' union in Australia is asking that the public respect health care workers, after it says there have been instances 'where community members have been stealing bottles of hand sanitiser, face masks and other vital resources from hospital wards.' E don turn to war People really reveal their true character during difficult times. CoronavirusLockdown

Nurses treating coronavirus say they are reusing masks, back to work before 14-day quarantineNew York nurses say their safety is being sacrificed because of equipment shortages. The 'scary' part is the COVID-19 surge may be just beginning. If a disaster like a flood or hurricanes happens soon,that isn't good with coronavirus.With all objects stores clerks touch thatALLkinds touch BEFOREyour items are scanned - wipe off store items or smear sanitizer on at home. Drink plenty of pickle juice, and sanitize yourselves with bleach water and vinegar waters. Doctors, nurses have long had these ploys (hospitals invest heavily in PR and Acting), in order to; bring about undeserved sympathy, more money and even less accountability. They claim to be 2nd victims of harm they cause. And claim burnout, suicide... with Zero proof. COVID19

In California, protective equipment shortage pushes nurses to consider drastic action'We are really afraid now — there are nurses writing their wills,' said an Oakland nurse. NBCNews How drastic? Stay home? I wonder what wallstreet executive would do in such a hardship? Ask for higher bonuses? What do you think? NBCNews Still? trump and his corona virus task team lies to us every day. trump should resign NBCNews yet Cuomo, wants CA to send him all their gear.

Nurses share how hospitals are dealing with equipment shortage: PHOTOS - Business InsiderNurses share photos of the great coronavirus equipment shortage, showing empty closets, torn face masks, and paper bags where they're keeping gear overnight

Opinion | If doctors and nurses aren't shielded from COVID-19 now, they can't treat us laterOpinion | Carri W. Chan and Kuang Xu: 'With so many concerns about capacity limits during the coronavirus pandemic, we cannot afford to lose our most vital health care resources: the providers.' - NBCNewsTHINK THINK

U.S. hospitals brace for an unprecedented shortage of nursesGov. Cuomo has called on former nurses and doctors to rejoin the work force, offering accelerated 're-certification on an emergency basis' so they can assist with pandemic response. Bull shit fake news Good step I'm afraid Birx went to the dark side...



China's Shenzhen bans the eating of cats and dogs after coronavirus

Home Depot Halts Sales of N95 Masks Amid Shortage, Company Says

On brink of coronavirus crisis, Japan PM offers masks, gets social media roasting

Women are using code words at pharmacies to escape domestic violence

Nation's top coronavirus expert Dr. Anthony Fauci forced to beef up security as death threats increase

Manolis Glezos Dies at 97; Tore Down Nazi Flag Over Athens

Hobby Lobby Defies Stay-at-Home Orders by Reopening Stores, Colorado Officials Say

Write Comment

Thank you for your comment.
Please try again later.

Latest News

News

26 March 2020, Thursday News

Previous news

Tougher ID Requirements For Domestic Flights Postponed To 2021

Next news

India's Doctors Worry The Country Is Unprepared For A Coronavirus Surge
Democrats Postpone Convention Until August Because of Coronavirus Under Modi, India’s Press Is Not So Free Anymore Man Wanted in Triple Killing Is Arrested After Armed Standoff on Florida Highway Hilda Churchill, 108, Dies; Survived Wars and the 1918 Pandemic Opinion | These Coronavirus Exposures Might Be the Most Dangerous Ex-Wife Sick. Daughter Sick. 3 Friends Dead. Everyone Knows Someone. Fauci says threats to his personal security 'secondary' to curbing coronavirus Exclusive: Amazon to deploy masks and temperature checks for workers by next week Nearly 96% of Americans have been ordered to stay at home New York City crematories work overtime as coronavirus brings backlog of bodies After death of a cashier, French supermarket staff work in fear Marine life in the world's oceans 'can recover by 2050'
China's Shenzhen bans the eating of cats and dogs after coronavirus Home Depot Halts Sales of N95 Masks Amid Shortage, Company Says On brink of coronavirus crisis, Japan PM offers masks, gets social media roasting Women are using code words at pharmacies to escape domestic violence Nation's top coronavirus expert Dr. Anthony Fauci forced to beef up security as death threats increase Manolis Glezos Dies at 97; Tore Down Nazi Flag Over Athens Hobby Lobby Defies Stay-at-Home Orders by Reopening Stores, Colorado Officials Say First Chinese city bans consumption of cats and dogs New England Patriots team plane flying 1.2 million N95 masks from China to help ease coronavirus shortages Iran Says U.S. Sanctions Are Taking Lives. U.S. Officials Disagree. About 2 Million Guns Were Sold in the U.S. as Virus Fears Spread ‘Boys Are Boys and Girls Are Girls’: Idaho Is First State to Bar Some Transgender Athletes