Number of referrals to hospitals back to pre-winter level | NOW

Last week, GPs again referred as many patients to the hospital as exactly one month ago. The interim drop in the number of referrals in mid-February may have been related to the winter weather in that period, the Dutch Healthcare Authority (NZa) reports Friday. Last week – just like in early February – the number … Read more

2020 in the animal shelter: more referrals, but fewer donations

260 Reichenhall pets found a new home last year. The animal welfare association is satisfied with the many placements, but its income has plummeted. While other animal shelters closed during the lockdowns and temporarily suspended their placement, Schwaiger-Weiß decided against it. “The animals are well cared for here, but of course better cared for in … Read more

More referrals, fewer donations – Corona affects animal shelters

Osthessen (dw) – The corona virus does not stop at anyone – including the animal shelters in the region. While the ongoing crisis over the past few months has led some to more animal placements, others have made fewer donations. In addition, some of the animal shelters are closed to visitors, and placement is only … Read more