Doctor Not Paying Clamping Fee Because of Lack of Parking At Mater Dei

  A doctor at Mater Dei Hospital is refusing to pay his clamping fee in protest at the lack of parking spaces available at the hospital.     The anonymous specialist anaesthetist told Times of Malta that last month, he went to work at Mater Dei but could not find a parking space, and that […]

Five-Month-Old Baby Involved In Tarxien Traffic Accident Is Now Back Home

  The five-month-old baby who spent some time in the ITU after sustaining serious injuries in a traffic accident in Tarxien has now been released.     The incident took place on November 6 at around 10 pm in Triq tal-Barrani, Tarxien, where the car being driven by the baby’s father collided with another vehicle […]

The President Of Malta Will Visit Maltese Patients In London

  Photo Source: Times of Malta   President George Vella and his wife will be visiting Maltese patients undergoing treatment in London.     Over the course of four days, the President and Mrs. Vella will meet with the patients and their relatives who are currently benefitting from the help of the Malta Community Chest […]

New Breast Cancer Medicine To Be Offered In Malta

  The Maltese Islands will soon be stocking a new treatment for cancer as the country starts the process to acquire it.     The Ministry of Health has announced that it has launched the process to obtain a new treatment for cancer treatment right after it was certified by the European Medicines Authority (EMA) […]

Local Nurses Quitting At A Rate Of Three A Week

  Roughly three nurses are quitting their jobs at Mater Dei Hospital every week, as union chief Paul Pace has stated.     Several nurses are resigning from their jobs to work in the UK and Ireland, where foreign nurses are being welcomed with free accommodation, better pay, and promised citizenship for themselves and their […]

The Queen Has Been Advised To Rest For ‘At Least Two More Weeks’

  The Queen was told by doctors to rest for two more weeks, as the Buckingham Palace announced.     This means that any events and official visits scheduled during this time will be cancelled. Though she will not be able to attend the Festival of Remembrance on Saturday, November 13, Buckingham Palace has said […]

Nurse admits hiding camera in Mater Dei Hospital toilet

A ‘Peeping Tom’ nurse has admitted hiding a camera in a women’s toilet at Malta’s Mater Dei Hospital. Alexander Borg, 28 from Fgura, pleaded guilty when he appeared in court in Valletta on Thursday afternoon. He was arrested a month after the camera was found in a staff toilet inside the hospital’s emergency department while it […]

Worker dies after electric shock horror in Attard

A man has died after suffering a massive electric shock while working in Attard. Martin Kalincev, 28, from Msida was employed with a contractor with a Maltese telecommunications company. Police said the emergency services were alerted at around 9.30am on Thursday morning. He was rushed to hospital where he sadly died 90 minutes. An eyewitness […]

Boat crash off Maltese coast leaves two in hospital

A man from Swieqi is in a critical condition after two boats collided near St Paul’s Island. Malta Police told 89.7 Bay the 58-year-old was on a dinghy with his wife when the vessel collided with a cabin cruiser. The woman passenger was taken to hospital and treated for minor injuries. The driver of the […]

Police treat attack in Bugibba as attempted murder

Malta Police have launched a massive manhunt after an horrific stabbing in Bugibba. They said they are treating the attack as attempted murder. They are looking for a Serbian man in connection with the case. The victim, a 58-year-old man from Macedonia, is said to be fighting for his life in hospital. He was rushed […]

Hero police officer helps woman in labour beat Malta’s traffic

A police officer has been hailed a hero after helping a pregnant woman to beat Malta’s traffic and get to hospital in time to give birth. PC Daniel De Battista was approached by a driver in a traffic jam in Mosta at 6.30am. The man explained that his wife was in labour and needed to […]

British father praises ‘outstanding’ Gozo hospital staff

The father of a British teenager injured after jumping off a cliff in Gozo has praised Malta’s national health service as ‘outstanding’. Danny Barton said doctors and nurses at Gozo General Hospital picked up an infection in his son Wyatt’s lung within minutes – despite several trips to medical centres in Wales without a diagnosis. […]

Andy Murray ‘battered and bruised’ after hip surgery

Andy Murray has revealed he feels ‘battered and bruised’ following hip surgery. The Scottish tennis star, 31, had the operation to correct a long-term problem with pain in his joint. The three-time major champion posted a message on Instagram saying he had a metal joint implanted into his hip at a hospital in London. He even attached […]

WATCH: Maltese nurses go viral in heartwarming Christmas video

Stay safe this festive season. That’s the advice from the Accident and Emergency team at Mater Dei Hospital as the Christmas holidays begin across Malta and Gozo. They even recorded a special video to get their message across, urging the public to take extra care. The clip, which also features nurses, doctors and paramedics showing […]

Prime Minister opens first phase of Gozo medical school

The first phase of Gozo’s new state-of-the-art medical school has been officially opened by the Prime Minister. Joseph Muscat hailed the opening of the Barts Anatomy Centre as ‘a major milestone’. He said: ‘Today we are turning Gozo into a centre of medical excellence.’ Dr Muscat said 59 medical students had already started their studies in […]

Hero policeman to become Malta’s first ‘Robocop’

A heroic police officer who lost a limb in a shocking hit and run incident is to become Malta’s first ‘Robocop’. PC Simon Schembri is to be fitted with a hi-tech artificial arm and bionic hand. The traffic cop from Paola had his right arm amputated from below the elbow last month after a horrific hit […]