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Sarah Carabott

  • After physios, Gozo nurses call off industrial action

    After physios, Gozo nurses call off industrial action

    Industrial directives by nurses and midwives at the Gozo General Hospital, planned for Monday, have been called off after their union and the authorities ironed out their disagreement. On Tuesday, the Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses set the...

  • Physios placated after meeting set to discuss issues

    Physios placated after meeting set to discuss issues

    Physiotherapists have been given a date with the government to discuss their sectoral agreement, and the union has agreed to suspend the industrial action planned for Monday. The Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses had registered an industrial...

  • 200 operating theatre nurses set to strike

    200 operating theatre nurses set to strike

    Updated at 8.45am with physios news Nurses assigned to Mater Dei Hospital’s main operating theatres will strike on Monday unless 20 more are deployed to address the staff shortage. The Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses has registered an...

  • Malta to open high commission in Ghana

    Malta to open high commission in Ghana

    Malta will be opening a high commission in Ghana – the first Maltese mission in sub-Saharan Africa, Foreign Affairs Minister Carmelo Abela said on Wednesday. The purpose of the mission will be to forge stronger links between Malta and the...

  • Malta's UN Security Council bid is underway - Foreign Affairs Minister

    Malta's UN Security Council bid is underway - Foreign Affairs Minister

    Malta's bid for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council in 2023 has won the support of some European countries, Foreign Affairs Minister Carmelo Abela said on Wednesday. Dr Abela said a number of European states had written to...

  • Physios to take action if calls for better conditions are ignored

    Physios to take action if calls for better conditions are ignored

    Physiotherapists will take industrial action on Monday if they do not hear back from the government by the end of this week, the Times of Malta is informed. The Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses has registered an industrial dispute after the...

  • Malta reviews donation to Palestinians amid concerns over US decision

    Malta reviews donation to Palestinians amid concerns over US decision

    Malta will review its donation to the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees in light of a decision by the US to withhold $65 million in planned contributions. The US decision last week was slammed by leaders of 21 humanitarian aid groups that wrote...

  • International firms eyeing Malta's medical cannabis laws - Muscat

    International firms eyeing Malta's medical cannabis laws - Muscat

    International companies have already set their eyes on Malta as it prepares to approve legislation that would allow for the production of cannabis for medicinal use, Joseph Muscat said this morning.Speaking at the Mosta Labour Party club, the...

  • Professionals question how girl, 7, slipped through the system and died

    Professionals question how girl, 7, slipped through the system and died

    Experts have voiced concern that there will be a repeat of the tragic death of Victoria, 7, unless action is taken about systemic gaps. The Nigerian girl died on Sunday, after she was rushed to hospital from a residence in Żabbar where her...

  • Naxxar archaeological site still protected

    Naxxar archaeological site still protected

    A site in Naxxar at the centre of a controversy over the removal of soil, is still protected but does not appear on the list of natural heritage areas. The Archaeological Society Malta and Din l-Art Ħelwa insisted this week that a request to...