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Private doctors to write repeat prescriptions for chronic disease sufferers
Health 11-08

Those suffering from chronic illness will only have to retrieve a prescription once every six months, as private doctors can now write repeat prescriptions

Church school kids’ waists suffer effects of lower physical activity
Health 11-08

Girls attending Church schools have a significantly larger waist circumference, than boys in all types of scho...
New SMS reminder system launched for out patients
Health 08-08

Text messages will remind out patients of appointments at Mater Dei Hospital, 10 days before
Therapists now offering ‘safe space’ tents at parties
Health 27-07

Therapists offering ‘safe space’ dome tents at festivals as refuge for overwhelmed party-goers
Weed: Public health threat or just another habit?
Health 26-07

Nationwide opinion on marijuana is broadly split between those who feel the government is steaming ahead ...
Leukemia medication added to government formulary
Health 25-07

The government has pledged to add all cancer medication to its formualry list by 2020 
Maltese taxpayer will pay Vitals nearly €70 million a year for hospital beds
Health 23-07

Leaked copy of Vitals agreement with Maltese government reveals cost of mandatory condition for State to take ...
What’s behind the sudden rise in measles deaths in Europe?
Health 19-07

The recent European outbreaks have been recorded in areas with low vaccination rates, linked to highly vocal a...
Thousands in Malta suffering over extreme restrictions on medical cannabis, says family doctor
Health 19-07

Medical cannabis conundrum: No patients treated yet while reliable oil banned
Time spent on echocardiogram waiting list slashed to three months
Health 14-07

The amount of time patients spend waiting for an echocardiogram over the last few years has been cut down ...
[WATCH] Type 2 diabetes patients to get free insulin sticks next week
Health 11-07

Around 5,000 Type 2 diabetes will start benefitting from free insulin sticks
Heatwave on its way, temperatures to soar to 37 degrees
Health 10-07

Brace yourselves...the scorching summer is about to get hotter 
Bathing discouraged at Xemxija following sewage overflow
Health 07-07

The Environmental Health Directorate has advised the public against swimming at Xemxija due to an overflow of ...
[WATCH] First sectoral agreement covering ECG technicians signed
Health 05-07

Through the agreement signed, the first of its nature for ECG technicians, the workers will enjoy from a direc...
Obesity cost Malta €36.3 million in 2016
Health 05-07

The €36.3 million total is a conservative estimate of seven direct and five indirect obesity-related cost...
Amendments to IVF legislation yet to be drafted
Health 04-07

Amendments to the IVF legislation have yet to be drafted by the Ministry for Health, after which they will be ...