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Locals fuming over closed border

A late-night, last minute decision to close South Australia’s border with Greater Melbourne at midnight on Thursday has infuriated residents, who have labelled the move “ridiculous” and “paranoid”. The announcement to close the border from 12.01am Thursday was made about 9pm on Wednesday, giving those in the wrong state just three hours to get home,… Read More »

Victoria’s ‘long winter’ over: PM

The Prime Minister has congratulated Victorians on the forthcoming easing of restrictions after the state recorded no new cases for the first time since June 9. From 11.59pm on Tuesday, residents of the southern state will be able to leave their homes for any reason, at any time – ending Victoria’s lengthy lockdown. Mr Morrison… Read More »

President Trump’s Vitals Were ‘Very Concerning’ Over Last 24 Hours, According to Chief of Staff

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKIGetty Images Despite White House physician Dr. Sean Conley saying during a Saturday press conference that Donald Trump is “doing very well” after his first night at Walter Reed Medical Center, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows relayed what seemed to be a more dire summary of the president’s health, according to the… Read More »

Coronavirus: Labour calls for clarity over face coverings in England

Labour is calling for the government to clarify its position on face coverings, after the PM said a “stricter” approach to their use in England was needed. Senior sources have said the government is considering making face coverings mandatory in shops in England to slow the spread of coronavirus. Face coverings have been compulsory in… Read More »

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: SCOTUS, Trump Collide Over Transgender Rights

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Transgender people have had a head-spinning week. First, the Trump administration issued long-promised rules rolling back the Obama administration’s protections against discrimination in health care. But just three days later, the Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling authored by conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch, said that… Read More »

Detroit nurses sue Tenet for alleged retaliatory firings over COVID-19 safety concerns

Dive Brief: Former nurses and employees at Tenet-owned Detroit Medical Center’s Sinai-Grace hospital filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Wayne County Circuit Court alleging they were fired for bringing attention to staffing and patient safety concerns at the facility during the pandemic. A DMC spokesperson told Healthcare Dive it doesn’t comment on pending litigation, but defended the… Read More »

Coronavirus: NHS trust bosses not consulted over new face mask rules

NHS trusts were not consulted before the government announced changes to the use of face coverings and visitor policy in English hospitals, the chief executive of NHS Providers has said. Chris Hopson said trust leaders felt “completely in the dark” about the “significant and complex” changes. From 15 June, hospital visitors and outpatients must wear… Read More »