Menthol cigarettes will be banned from sale in Malta

Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Malta this year when strict new laws come into force. The ban, which will begin in May, will cover the sale of menthol cigarettes and rolling tobacco. Maltese public health officials hope the move will deter young people from smoking and reduce numbers taking up the habit. Doctors claim […]

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. […]