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Healthcare Ministry plans to provide healthcare workers with wage increases

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUNext year’s budget project includes plans for additional funding to be provided to workers of the healthcare sector in order to increase wages, Healthcare Ministry report.

«To resolve the matter regarding wages of healthcare specialists and state-funded services, it is planned to increase wages of doctors and specialists in 2018 from EUR 859 to EUR 1,125, healthcare and patient care and other specialist assistants from EUR 537 to EUR 675, and patient care support specialists – from EUR 400 to EUR 450,» the ministry explains.

The ministry adds that increased wages are planned for healthcare specialists in the inpatient care sector, considering that mandatory bonuses for day-to-day working conditions and gradual abolishment of extended work hours. «With that, wages of inpatient care sector workers will increase even more – to EUR 1,547 for doctors and specialists, to EUR 929 for patient care and specialists’ assistants, and to EUR 621 for treatment and patient care support individuals,» continues the ministry.

As previously reported, the planned increase of wages for healthcare specialists is one of the priorities for the Cabinet of Ministers’ approved conceptual report On Healthcare System’s Reform. It provides for doctors’ and specialists’ average wages to reach double the average wage of people employed in the national economy, wages of healthcare and patient care workers to reach 60% of that, and patient care support staff wages to reach 40% of doctors’ and specialists’ average wages.

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  3. mort says:

    encognitive.com/files/images/chemotherapy-chemo-side-effects-burns.jpg
    take a look at that, it’s a chemo burn, nothing beneficial about injecting poisons into the body; most-all chemo mixtures contain radioactive isotopes! Chemo is used in conjunction with radiation from X-rays. radioactive pellets have been used for many years.
    It’s completely in-effective and kills most people subjected to these poisonous regimes. Globally, millions of people die annually from in-effective radiation based cancer regimes.
    It also mutates the cancer into a much more aggressive and virulent form, most people diagnosed “cancer free” from chemo die 5-10 years later from a much more aggressive/metastasizing form of cancer; this is because the radiation mutates the cancer into a much more deadly form.
    only leukemia: blood born cancer; has chemo had any success with. doctors still use it for all forms of cancers.
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  5. mort says:

    The medical system killed Jacqueline Kennedy in 4 months with “chemo”.
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