Estonian medics still on strike

  • 2012-10-17
  • By Karl Haljasmets
TALLINN - On October 1st, Estonian medics started their strike. At first, it consisted of medics working in two of Estonia’s major cities – Tallinn and Tartu, then after a week other regions joined the strike too.The strike does not affect patients that need urgent care, but scheduled outpatient appointments are not taking place. For example it affects most surgeries, and the work of the majority of hospitals is disrupted.The Secretary General of the Estonian Medical Association Karin Rehemaa has stated in an interview to an Estonian newscast “Aktuaalne Kaamera&rd...
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