Hospitals face severe shortages as public doctors seek Gesy rewards

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THE head of Pasyki, the state doctors union, has again warned that public hospitals will face a dangerous shortage of specialist physicians, lured by higher pay offered in the National Health Scheme.

Soteris Koumas described the situation at public hospitals like a ‘powder keg’ ready to blow.

Over the past six months alone, he said, about 15 specialist doctors have left the public sector for the National Health Scheme, or Gesy.

Meantime, according to state doctors, conditions at the accidents and emergency department at Larnaca general...


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Hospitals face severe shortages as public doctors seek Gesy rewards


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