Malta - Breach of agreement leads to protest by doctors - February 28, 2018

As meetings between the minister failed to break the impasse, the MAM union of doctors, backed up by the UĦM Voice of the Workers called out a one-day strike on 6 February. The doctors are protesting over the way St Luke's, Karin Grech and Gozo hospitals are being transferred to Steward Global Healthcare. MAM says this is a breach of the doctors' collective agreement. Approximately 3.000 patients are expected to have been impacted by the strike. MAM doctor’s union declares in a statement that the actions could count on an overwhelmingly support from doctors’ and claims it as a success.

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