Patients fuming over worsening health service

Patient organisations are fuming over a drop in the quality of health services as complaints regarding treatment received from hospitals and medical professionals pile up. According to the Patient Observatory of the

First case of West Nile Virus detected

Health authorities have confirmed the first case of West Nile Virus this year on the island while reassuring the public that just a fraction of people infected develop serious symptoms. In a

GHS to improve services

The General Healthcare System will be upgraded in September, with two private hospital Emergency and Accident departments joining the GHS, while authorities are introducing quality criteria for GPs. In comments to Phileleftheros

COVID19: No need for stricter measures

On August 29, the COVID Scientific Advisory Committee will meet with Health Minister Popi Kanari to evaluate new data on whether the virus is making a comeback. Although the minister said: “There

COVID19: 1,000 new cases weekly

There is stability in the number of new COVID-19 cases in Cyprus, averaging around 1,000 per week, a Ministry of Health official said. In statements to CNA, Elisabeth Constantinou, Director of Medical

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

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