Doctors, nurses shortage looms

A Health Ministry survey found the ageing population of doctors and nurses in the General Healthcare System is expected to lead to a shortage in the next five years. According to the

Patients claim abuse of GHS by doctors

Complaints over abuse of the General Healthcare System payments are rising, as specialist doctors charge patients at a higher rate instead of the GHS fee, according to patient associations. According to a

Elderly parents targeted by fake doctors

Police are warning the public to be wary of callers claiming to be doctors, demanding money from elderly citizens to operate on a loved one in critical condition. The latest alarm came

Volunteer Doctors Cyprus to depart for Syria

A medical and humanitarian mission from Volunteer Doctors Cyprus is scheduled to depart next week for northern Syria, affected by the devastating earthquake that struck the country and Turkey. Volunteer doctors said


Health system rocked by conflict-of-interest claims

Cyprus’ General Healthcare System is in turmoil after the head of the Health Insurance Organisation (HIO), Thomas Antoniou, tendered his resignation after personal attacks against him and the GHS. Antoniou’s resignation comes