German doctor illegally issues mask-wearing exemption certificatesJuly 17, 2020, 10:36 a.m.
As stricter mask restrictions are being bought in, there are a few legitimate reasons why some people are exempt...
Covid-19 in Geneva updateMarch 19, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
Geneva’s cantonal doctor - Jacques-André Romand has test positive for the coronavirus.
Doctor slams federal system for not helping stop Covid-19March 6, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
Is the Swiss federal system hampering attempts to stop the spread of Covid-19?
Public stealing face masks and disinfectant from hospitalsMarch 4, 2020, 10:09 a.m.
Hospitals around the country say people are stealing face masks and disinfectant.
Charges dropped against Dignitas clinic death doctorNov. 25, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
All charges have been dropped against a doctor after a British woman who was accompanying her 95-year-old mother to Z...
Doctor on trial accused of murdering elderly patientSept. 24, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
A doctor is on trial in Vevey in canton Vaud, accused of murdering an 86-year-old patient with an drugs overdose.
Doctor avoids jail after accepting suicide requestJuly 10, 2019, 10:18 a.m.
A doctor has avoided jail after assisting the suicide of a woman who was mentally ill.
Swiss doctors caught up in new language rulesJuly 10, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Swiss doctors are being caught up in new regulations requiring foreign doctors to be able to prove they can speak the...
Woman sues doctor over child's hereditary diseaseOct. 11, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
A woman is in court in Bern suing her gynecologist for a million francs for not performing tests on her unborn child ...
Media organisations catch doctor offering performance drugs to athletesFeb. 5, 2018, 5:49 a.m.
An international media sting has a caught a Swiss doctor offering to prescribe performance enhancing drugs to athletes.
Federal court rules errant doctors can remain anonymousJuly 27, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Questions are being raised over a decision by the Federal Court not to publish the name of a psychiatrist in canton V...
Doctors not trained in Switzerland could face extra testingJuly 6, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
Doctors wanting to practice in Switzerland who have been trained elsewhere could be subjected to extra tests about th...
Doctor cleared by Geneva court after botched circumcisionApril 19, 2017, 8 a.m.
A Geneva court has acquitted a doctor accused of gross negligence after a ritual circumcision went wrong.
Vaud doctor jailed for not paying taxFeb. 13, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
A Vaud doctor has been sentenced to two years in jail for not paying tax or AVS for himself or his staff for 10 years.
Doctors prosecuted following baby's death in MorgesOct. 25, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
A court in Morges has found two doctors guilty of homicide by negligence after a baby died of meningitis in their cas...
More and more people visiting their doctor over tick bitesAug. 23, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
Almost 22,000 people in Switzerland have been to see their doctor about tick bites. About 14,300 visits were reporte...