- Unauthorised treatment on terminal patients.
The Karolinska Institute and Karolinska University Hospital conducted research on patients without proper permission between 2011 and 2016, newspaper Svenska Dagbladet reports.
- Patient safety.
A proposal for a new, national database that would enable healthcare professionals to see all medicines prescribed to a patient will be presented by the government on Friday.
- Mixed reviews.
As part of an ongoing “six-hour project” study at a hospital in Mölndal, orthopedic surgery nurses worked 32 hours instead of 38 hours a week with the same pay.
- The colossal amount of food thrown away is a feature of Nobel Week and we look at the millions paid to consultants to help run Stockholm's public funded hospitals.
- One in three.
A study from the Red Cross has found a high incidence of mental health problems among newly arrived immigrants and refugees, especially those from war-torn Syria.
- Up to 6 per cent affected.
The Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association has launched an initiative about the severe reactions some people have to strong fragrances.