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1. American Medical Center expands to Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/american-medical-center-expands-to-limassol

The American Medical Center (AMC)/American Heart Institute (AHI) is expanding its presence in Limassol with a new private hospital, marking a significant milestone as the institution celebrates its 25th anniversary, according to a report by Anna Polyviou....

2. Health Minister awaits decision on convicted doctor's return

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-awaits-decision-on-convicted-doctor-s-return

Health Minister Michael Damianos stated that the Disciplinary Council of the Pancyprian Medical Association (PMA) must complete its procedures before further action can be taken regarding a doctor convicted of indecent assault....

3. Resolution on drug shortage issue expected next week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/resolution-on-drug-shortage-issue-expected-next-week

Health Minister Michalis Damianos anticipates a solution to the ongoing drug shortage issue by early next week, he announced Friday....

4. Mandatory malpractice insurance now required for all doctors in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/mandatory-malpractice-insurance-now-required-for-all-doctors-in-cyprus

A new law passed by the House of Representatives has made malpractice insurance mandatory for all practicing doctors in Cyprus. This legislation requires doctors registered in the Medical Register, as well as medical companies, to maintain an active insurance contract against civil liability for professional negligence....

5. Cyprus lags in access to cutting-edge medicines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lags-in-access-to-cutting-edge-medicines

Cyprus falls behind in patient access to innovative medicines compared to other EU and EEA countries, ranking 23rd out of 36 nations, according to a survey by the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)....

6. Nurses' unions protest in Cyprus public hospitals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nurses-unions-protest-in-cyprus-public-hospitals

The health sector in Cyprus is facing renewed turmoil, with public hospital staffing and the absence of collective agreements at the centre of contention....

7. Health Insurance Organization fines 40+ providers €80K

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-insurance-organization-fines-40-providers-€80k

The Health Insurance Organization (HIO) has imposed fines totaling 80 thousand euros on over 40 health providers in 2023 for abuses within the General Healthcare System (GHS), according to data obtained by the Cyprus News Agency (CNA)....

8. Audit uncovers mismanagement in Cyprus' public health system

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/audit-uncovers-mismanagement-in-cyprus-public-health-system

In a damning revelation, Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides unveiled alarming mismanagement within Cyprus' public health sector, particularly in its flagship National Health System (GESY). ...

9. GeSY: €1.58B revenue, €500M reserve, stable until 2031

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gesy-€1-58b-revenue-€500m-reserve-stable-until-2031

The Health Insurance Organisation (OAY) has disclosed that its revenue from contributions to the General Health System (GeSY) reached €1.58 billion in 2023,...

10. Nineteen new private hospitals to transform health sector in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nineteen-new-private-hospitals-to-transform-health-sector-in-cyprus

Investors have shown interest in the health sector in Cyprus. According to the records, from 2021 until now, there are 12 new private hospitals......

11. El Greco Medical Center to open this March in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/el-greco-medical-center-to-open-this-march-in-nicosia

Nicosia is gearing up to welcome the new El Greco Medical Center, set to open its doors in early March. ...

12. King Charles' battle and Cyprus' cancer crusade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/king-charles-battle-and-cyprus-cancer-crusade

The specter of cancer has reached even the ''semigod'' King Charles of Britain, sending shockwaves through the British populace and beyond....

13. Cyprus targets gambling addiction with new GESY proposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-targets-gambling-addiction-with-new-gesy-proposal

In January 2024, the National Betting Authority submitted a comprehensive proposal to the Minister of Health, advocating for the inclusion of treatment for gambling-related behavioral disorders in Gesy, Cyprus' healthcare system. ...

14. Over 810,000 patients sought primary care in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-810-000-patients-sought-primary-care-in-2023

In a recent announcement, the Health Insurance Organization (HIO) disclosed key statistics and advancements in Cyprus's healthcare system for the year 2023. ...

15. President contemplates restart amidst manipulation claims

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-contemplates-restart-amidst-manipulation-claims

The official first was Wednesday, January 10, for the new members of the Government after they officially received their portfolios from the President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulidis....

16. GESY surgeons accused of off-system practices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gesy-surgeons-accused-of-off-system-practices

In recent developments, rumors suggest that doctors within the GESY, particularly those in surgical specialties, may be providing services in non-GESY medical facilities....

17. Aspirin and Vitamin D may now be available under GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/aspirin-and-vitamin-d-may-now-be-available-under-gesy

The Health Insurance Organisation (OAY) has suggested adding two more non-prescription medicines (NPSFs) to the General Health Insurance Scheme (GESY)....

18. Helicopters, popes, and the rise of global Trumpism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/helicopters-popes-and-the-rise-of-global-trumpism

Today, our President is set to meet His Holiness Pope Francis, a rendezvous that comes with a touch of irony given the president's previous likening to the late Archbishop Chrysostomos...

19. Create a 'superministry' to reduce bureaucracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/create-a-superministry-to-reduce-bureaucracy

In Cyprus, the proliferation of committees, excessive bureaucracy, and overlapping responsibilities of high-ranking officials have reached unprecedented levels, especially when problems are on the rise....

20. HIV patients denied care, forced to halt medication

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hiv-patients-denied-care-forced-to-halt-medication

In 2023, although HIV is no longer contagious, HIV-positive patients in Cyprus continue to face marginalization and social exclusion when taking medication....

21. A legal dilemma impacts children of mixed marriages in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-legal-dilemma-impacts-children-of-mixed-marriages-in-cyprus

A legal gray area exists for children of mixed marriages in Cyprus, particularly those involving a Greek Cypriot parent and a parent who arrived in Cyprus through migratory flows, categorized as irregular, ...

22. In the face of unions and GESY, where are our politicians?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/in-the-face-of-unions-and-gesy-where-are-our-politicians

The conflict between OKYpY and guilds is an undeniably political matter. It should be addressed as such if we wish to identify the political figures involved. ...

23. Healthcare ethics scrutinized as concerns rise over 'dual practice' doctors

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/healthcare-ethics-scrutinized-as-concerns-arise-over-dual-practice-doctors

Recent speculations have emerged regarding doctors affiliated with the General Healthcare System (GESY), primarily in surgical specialties, who are reportedly providing services in hospitals and clinics outside of the GESY framework....

24. Hospital workers stage strike for better conditions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hospital-workers-stage-strike-for-better-conditions

On Tuesday, the unions representing SEK, PEO, DEOK, PASYDY, PASYNO, and PASYKI collectively rejected the new proposal put forth by OKYPY regarding the collective agreement....

25. Apollonion private hospital's emergency department joins GESY network

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apollonion-private-hospital-s-emergency-department-joins-gesy-network

In a significant development for healthcare in the region, the Department of Accidents and Emergencies at the Apollonion Private Hospital has officially become part of the GESY as of Monday, October 23. ...

26. Surgery cost inquiry leads to heated confrontation with doctor

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surgery-cost-inquiry-leads-to-heated-confrontation-with-doctor

The Patient Rights Observatory of the Federation of patient associations of Cyprus (OSAK) has recently received complaints regarding various issues related to healthcare services in Cyprus....

27. Apollonion hospital's inclusion in GESY postponed

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apollonion-hospital-s-department-inclusion-in-gesy-postponed

The integration was scheduled for Sunday, October 1st, but as stated to "K" magazine by the Director of the Health Insurance Organization, Andreas Papakonstantinou, the hospital's management informed the organization today that the necessary permits have not yet been obtained from the Ministry of Health....

28. 7.68 million people await hospital treatment in England, a record high

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/7-68-million-people-await-hospital-treatment-in-england-a-record-high

The number of people in England waiting to start routine hospital treatment has hit a record high....

29. President warns: 'No tolerance for conflict'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-warns-no-tolerance-for-conflict

President Nicos Christodoulides held a crucial meeting this morning with Health Minister Popi Kanari and Health Ministry Director General Christina Giannakis, aiming to address pressing health sector concerns and streamline government initiatives....

30. Patients endure extended waits for beds amidst shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/patients-endure-extended-waits-for-beds-amidst-shortage

An elderly patient who suffered a stroke had to endure a grueling wait for a hospital bed at Pafos General Hospital's Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on Saturday, 22nd July....

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