Floodgates still wide open in state hospitals

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Floodgates still wide open in state hospitals
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State doctors were quick to point fingers at the government saying it is not doing enough to ease the burden in overcrowded public hospitals, calling for immediate resolution of their day-to-day problems.

The outcry from the Pasyki state doctors union comes days after the holidays, when more patients visited the Emergency Room, putting a squeeze on medical staff in public hospitals.

“Once more, Pasyki wants to emphasise the staff shortage as well as poor administration and organisational structure, as many setbacks in the effort to reform the system take a toll on quality health care,” a union statement said.

But it turns out overcrowding during the holidays is a common occurrence, which results to fewer hospital beds being available.

Health Minister George Pamboridis says reforms are absolutely critical and ought to be implemented in a new scheme, in order to solve a myriad other problems, including overcrowding.

Acting director at Nicosia General’s...


Floodgates still wide open in state hospitals


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