Latvia doesn’t have six years to get well again

  • 2013-07-24
  • By Sean O’Donnell
The Latvian Health Service is in a state of disarray. Make no mistake about it! Having spent the whole of last week in Stradins Hospital I can give testimony to the fact that the system is a disgrace and that both structure and individuals (at all levels) are at fault.Say something about this to health workers and heads will nod in agreement before the standard sentence of “but there is no money in the budget” is proclaimed. “It is wasted.”It costs nothing to ensure cleaners clean properly and that any necessary repairs are reported and undertaken in as sh...
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