Responsibility of nurses
The Health and Medical Services Minister Jone Usamate is urging nurses to treat their patients with the uttermost care. He urged the nurses after receiving the number of reports from the public on lack of compassion shown by nursing staff. Every profession has a code of ethics that outlines the ethical responsibilities of practicing as a member of that profession. Code of ethics for the nursing profession tend to focus on the professional behaviour and making sure that decision-making is patient- driven as much as possible. A nurse must respect the dignity and value of patients and colleagues, and treat all equally regardless of personal attrib-
It is really irritating to read comments by people who continue to criticise foreign governments as if they have done anything significant themselves.
These countries have given millions of dollars worth of assistance to our people. What has any of these big mouth critics done for our people ple affected by severe Tropical Cyclone Winston ? If you cannot con contribute anything positive e like these foreign countries, Fiji Government, overnment, various organi organisations, nongovernmental organisations (NG (NGO), busi-
There has been a lot said about antibiotics in the dailies lately and it seems that we as a nation are kind of promoting it.
Lest we forget, our parents and fore-fathers never popped a pill or sought antibiotics when they were not feeling well. They either had a good rest, changed their diet, drank plenty of water, reached out for known herbal remedies and were back on their feet. Today, we ignore the simple God-inspired health rules and follow the western lifestyle of abusing our health and taking pills to fix our sickness. Our body’s immune system is strengthened when we look after it through good nutrition from plant-based foods, exercise, drinking water, exposure to sunlight, good rest and being temperate in all things. When we understand God’s simple health rules, we will kind of know that feeling sick is the result of breaking one or more of the health rules which could be reversed when
Recently most of the remote parts of Tova Settlement,Vunikavikaloa in the Ra province and Coplott Street at the back of the fire station at Naiyala in Ra have been badly affected by Cyclone Winston. Houses have been badly damaged, some are still homeless till date and some are still in evacuation centres.
They are in need of relief supports like food, tarpaulins, blankets, clothing, medicare measures etc. They need a permanent shelter where they will live with their loved ones. These areas have not been visited and I am appealing to non-governmental organisation’s (NGO) and those making assessment and distribution on the ground to quickly visit these areas and extend your kind cooperation for the victims of Cyclone Winston.