Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

In Košice hospital, a nurse committed suicide

A nurse at Košice University Hospital committed suicide in the emergency admission ward during the morning of January 18.

Illustrative stock photo(Source: Sme)

The nurse, aged 37, a mother of two, was on duty when she suddenly disappeared. She was eventually found lying in the ladies’ toilets, having injected herself with a lethal dose of medication, the Korzár daily wrote on its website.

Police are investigating the motivation for her act, which may, or may not, have been connected to the mass resignation of nurses in several hospitals, including those in Košice. So far, they have only determined that no other person caused her death.

The nurse was a true professional, easy to work with, and her death is a big tragedy, Luis Pasteur University Hospital spokeswoman Ladislava Šustová told Korzár. She rejected the claim that the late nurse might have been among those who had filed resignation notices. Representatives of the nurses’ unions, as well as the police, failed to comment on the case in more detail.

 

Top stories

Coalition only agrees on how to talk. But what will they talk about?

Budget talks to decide on concrete policies. Danko wants airplanes, Fico wants better pay for nights and weekends.

Danko, Fico, Bugar.

Cloud computing becomes a standard

External servers are now much more secure than local business ones, according to experts.

Slovak firms have their eyes on the cloud.

Slovaks drink less and less

Behind the decline in alcohol consumption is, for example, the abandoning of the habit of drinking at work – typical especially during communism, according to an expert.

Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska