Slovakia -Additional budget for nurses -May 7, 2012

During a congress of nurses and midwives the government has promised to resolve a pay dispute by allocating €50 million from the state reserve. However, representatives of the health-care sector say the money will not be enough to cover both the salary increase of nurses and midwives – who were supposed to get more as of April 2012 – and the salary increase for doctors, whose pay is to rise from July.

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