Malta - Uncertainty over hospital deal - June 30, 2016

Three trade unions are warning that unless they are fully briefed about the takeover by private investor Vitalis Global Healthcare Group of three State hospitals they will refuse to endorse the deal. Union officials remarked that their members’ were being fed the same information while leaving serious concerns, such as job fears, unaddressed. A spokesperson of the health ministry said the transition plan and the investors’ role would be announced soon while employees and unions would be kept informed throughout the process.

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