Erring doctors deprived of right to work in FinlandHealth
- Ukrainian gynaecologist to leave HiiumaaHealth
- Ossinovski to tackle drugs policyHealthTowards the end of last year, debate heated up in Estonia regarding altering the foundations of drugs policy. Going by that, Soc Dems chairman and health minister Jevgeni Ossinovski said he would tackle the issue. Reasons for that abound: though deaths thru overdose are down more than twice these past years, with 84 cases Estonia still ranked at international «top» in 2015.
- Emergency medicine may be empowered to send patients backHealth
- Every third offender a drug addictLocal News
- Small town troubled by ambulance crew carelessnessHealth
- The state comes under rehabilitation providers ireLocal News
- Gallery: healed of poisoning, eagle flies freeLocal News
- Editorial: the importance of landing softlyOpinionThe so-called golden handshakes and soft landings for long serving (executive) employees are often depicted in a negative context. Actually, what such customs or unwritten rules in working relationships really show is maturity of an organisation. In the sense of organisational culture, holding veteran employees in honour reflects values which are desired to be shown to those on the outside. Such organisations show themselves to be strong. Exactly the same goes for the state and the employer.
- Cyborgs in Ukrainian war: meet defender of Donetsk airportEstonian newsDonetsk airport, early morning of January 20th. The thick fog is hindering visibility. Guarding the terminal penetrated with many a bullet and blast, an Ukrainian serviceman Oleksandr Gudim is eyeing an increasingly watery blanket of snow and the dreary weather. Gut feeling says it's going to be bad: «Don't like it at all.» Within a few steps behind a wall, the separatists are preparing for fresh attack.
- Hospital rebells at lay-off demand by the stateLocal News
- Effective cure evasive due to random responsibilityHealthA World Bank analysis ordered by Estonian Health Insurance Fund says we lack integrated approach to patients – due to ailing cooperation between family doctors and medical specialists, treatment is often insufficient; once home after being hospitalised, people with acute disease conditions may be left alone with their troubles.
- Tallinn defeats Estonia in trash battleLocal News
- Editorial: the pain and pleasure of predictingOpinionThroughout the ages, predicting the future by the past and present has been a riveting pastime. Oh the oracles, the crystal balls, the soothsayers and the like. For the fans of stuff more sophisticated, try delving into the «Foundation» series by Isaac Asimov where genius-mathematician Hari Seldon invents a discipline for precision knowledge of the future – psychohistory. By the which he predicts the collapse of the Galactic Empire.
- Court spares Estonian javelin world champion Varnik of jailSport
- Estonia in Ebola readinessHealth
- Editorial: JawsOpinionIs Estonian police turning dogs on peaceful citizens, cruelly beating alternative-culture-loving concert-goers and opponents of the government, having basically pulled out all the stops? Or is it, rather, that the Estonian police can’t guarantee the basic order, is letting crooks throw their weight around and retreating before all who have the guts to curse them waiving fists and what not?
- Editorial: rise in responsibility boosts personal healthOpinionA couple of weeks ago, Postimees published an opinion article by health expert Ain Aaviksoo on changes needed in Estonian healthcare system. One thing Mr Aaviksoo pointed out was importance of personal responsibility: health damaged through years of bad behaviour will not be fixed by a brief visit to doctor’s, or some days spent at a hospital.
- Editorial: Baltic Sea state – to weep, or not to weep?Opinion
- Young Ukrainian: Maidan was a huge changeLocal News