1 in 4 would refuse Covid-19 vaccine, survey shows

1 in 4 would refuse Covid-19 vaccine, survey shows

Aug. 12, 2020, 9:08 a.m.
A survey is showing 1 in 4 Swiss residents would refuse a Covid-19 vaccine if one comes available.
Nurses outraged at being 'thanked' with ballpoint pen

Nurses outraged at being 'thanked' with ballpoint pen

July 23, 2020, 8:41 a.m.
Nurses at Bern’s main hospital, the Inselspital, are outraged by a ballpoint pen as a gift. 
Those with mild symptoms encouraged to get free coronavirus test

Those with mild symptoms encouraged to get free coronavirus test

June 11, 2020, 9:04 a.m.
Anyone with mild symptoms of the coronavirus is being urged to get tested for free at the Geneva University Hospital....
Swiss hospital's coronavirus treatment receives global attention

Swiss hospital's coronavirus treatment receives global attention

May 14, 2020, 10:01 a.m.
A coronavirus treatment pioneered in a Swiss hospital is receiving worldwide attention. 
Man thought to have died after eating listeria-infected cheese in hospital

Man thought to have died after eating listeria-infected cheese in hospital

May 12, 2020, 9:35 a.m.
A man in hospital in canton Valais may have died after eating listeria-infected cheese during his stay.
Zurich experiences problem with face masks left on streets

Zurich experiences problem with face masks left on streets

April 24, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
There’s a growing problem in Zurich, with discarded face masks being left on the streets - particularly around ...
Number of coronavirus patients in intensive care drops significantly

Number of coronavirus patients in intensive care drops significantly

April 21, 2020, 9:46 a.m.
The number of people being treated in intensive care for coronavirus has dropped significantly - according the Federa...
Two MSF medics support Geneva cantonal hospital staff

Two MSF medics support Geneva cantonal hospital staff

April 2, 2020, 9:59 a.m.
Two medics from Médicins Sans Frontières are supporting hospital staff at Geneva’s cantonal hospi...
Valais police ask motorcyclists to stay off road

Valais police ask motorcyclists to stay off road

April 1, 2020, 10:12 a.m.
Valais police are asking motorcyclists to stay off the road. 
Majority of Covid-19 hospital patients male

Majority of Covid-19 hospital patients male

April 1, 2020, 9:46 a.m.
New figures from the Federal Office for Health show almost 60% of coronavirus patients in Swiss hospitals are men.&nb...
Zurich hospitals prepared for increase in severe cases

Zurich hospitals prepared for increase in severe cases

March 26, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
Officials from the canton of Zurich have said their hospitals are well-equipped for an increase in severe cases. 
Geneva café feeds HUG hospital staff

Geneva café feeds HUG hospital staff

March 24, 2020, 9:02 a.m.
A popular lunch café in Geneva has been fund-raising to feed hospital staff at the HUG. 
HUG offers patients video consultations

HUG offers patients video consultations

March 20, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
Medical staff at the HUG in Geneva have introduced video consultations - to ensure other health issues continue to be...
Calls for army field hospitals to prepare for Covid-19

Calls for army field hospitals to prepare for Covid-19

March 13, 2020, 8:24 a.m.
Several politicians are calling for the army to activate its hospitals, ready for a major outbreak of Covid-19.
Public stealing face masks and disinfectant from hospitals

Public stealing face masks and disinfectant from hospitals

March 4, 2020, 10:09 a.m.
Hospitals around the country say people are stealing face masks and disinfectant. 
Zurich hospital patients test negative for coronavirus

Zurich hospital patients test negative for coronavirus

Jan. 29, 2020, 9:36 a.m.
Health officials say the two patients in a Zurich hospital don’t have the coronavirus.
Zurich patients test negative for coronavirus

Zurich patients test negative for coronavirus

Jan. 28, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
The two patients in a Zurich hospital are testing negative for the corona virus but doctors remain cautious as the vi...
Member of fire brigade sentenced to psychiatric hospital for arson

Member of fire brigade sentenced to psychiatric hospital for arson

Jan. 22, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
A young arsonist who was a member of the fire brigade has been sentenced to 6 years in a closed psychiatric hospital.
Man shot by police dies in hospital

Man shot by police dies in hospital

Dec. 18, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
The man shot by a Geneva police officer on Monday has died in hospital.
Teen in hospital after experimenting with explosives

Teen in hospital after experimenting with explosives

Dec. 16, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
A teenager is in hospital suffering severe burns after an explosion in his bedroom in canton Lucerne on Saturday afte...
Care workers demonstrate outside Geneva Uni Hospital

Care workers demonstrate outside Geneva Uni Hospital

Dec. 12, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
Care workers have been demonstrating outside the Geneva University Hospital saying they deserve higher pay as their r...
Parliament votes to charge patients using hospital emergency units

Parliament votes to charge patients using hospital emergency units

Dec. 4, 2019, 9:55 a.m.
The lower House of Parliament has voted in favour of charging patients CHF 50 for using the emergency units at hospit...
Police in hospital after gun discharges at station

Police in hospital after gun discharges at station

Nov. 13, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
Two Schaffhausen cantonal police officers are in hospital after a service weapon discharged in a police station.
Two teens badly burned after spray can and matches explosion

Two teens badly burned after spray can and matches explosion

Oct. 21, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
Two teenage boys are in hospital with serious burns after an explosion in their cellar in Olten in canton Solothurn o...
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