Italy - Doctors strike for more staff - December 31, 2017

Doctors from over the country went on strike to gain attention for the growing demand for more doctors and other medical staff. The doctors protested outside the Ministry of Economy and Finance in Rome. All the major public doctors’ unions joined the strike in protest against the 2018 budget bill. They are demanding a renewal of the collective agreement with the government and they want more doctors, specialists and other medical staff to be hired. Hospitals now rely on temporary workers, but would benefit from hiring permanent staff.

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