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Big cuts to hospitals and beds in Molise, Lazio and Trentino (Italy)

December 14, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN IL CORRIERE DELLA SERA) Ministry says 30,000 beds must go. Regions have until 31 December to indicate where axe will fall ROME – Italy’s hospitals are to lose 30,000 beds as the scenario outlined in last summer’s spending review begins to take shape. Regions have until 31 December to indicate where the reductions […]

‘Alarmingly high’ death rates at ‘full to bursting’ england hospitals

December 3, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN THE INDEPENDENT) Death rates at 12 NHS hospital trusts in England were alarmingly high last year, according to an influential report. The number of patient deaths are above expected levels at the 12 trusts, the Dr Foster Hospital Guide found. Patient safety is also being risked because hospitals are “full to bursting”, with […]

Estonian doctors embarked on a strike

October 4, 2012


(PUBLISHED IN THE BALTIC COURSE) Doctors of four large Estonian hospitals embarked on a strike on Monday to demand higher wages and reorganisation of the medical system; the duration of the strike is not yet known, LETA/Postimees writes. On Monday, planned outpatient appointments were stopped in Tartu University Clinic, North Estonian Regional Hospital, East Tallinn […]