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1. Union fears lower language standards risk patient health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/union-fears-lower-language-standards-risk-patient-health

The Union of Public Employees - PASYDY is worried about plans to make it easier for nurses and midwives to get licensed to work in Cyprus....

2. Nicosia General Hospital's Trauma Center treats over 500 since launch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-general-hospital-s-trauma-center-treats-over-500-since-launch

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides inaugurated Monday the Trauma Center at the Nicosia General Hospital saying that the state......

3. 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....

4. Cyprus to launch e-platform to monitor hospital infections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-launch-e-platform-to-monitor-hospital-infections

In a bid to enhance hospital infection monitoring, Cyprus plans to launch a specialized electronic platform by the end of 2025, according to Elizabeth Constantinou, Director of Medical Services at the Ministry of Health. ...

5. Europe and the onus lying on our shoulders

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/europe-and-the-onus-lying-on-our-shoulders

On May 9th , 1950, the foundations were laid for the creation of the greatest peace project ever in human history. It was back then when the French Foreign Minister, Robert Schuman presented the "Schuman Declaration," which was actually proposing the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community initially between France and West Germany....

6. Social media 'like' sparks physical assault

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/social-media-like-sparks-physical-assault

What began as a routine social media gesture spiraled into chaos in the serene streets of Kissonerga, Paphos Province, on Wednesday night, culminating in a brutal assault that left one man nursing serious injuries....

7. No more COVID tests needed for hospital visits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-more-covid-tests-needed-for-hospital-visits

The Council of Ministers reviewed on Tuesday the protection measures against COVID-19 and amended the decree, abolishing the obligation to present a negative test to enter hospitals and nursing homes....

8. 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. ...

9. COVID-19 JN.1 sub variant surpasses 3000 cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-jn-1-sub-variant-surpasses-3000-cases

Coronavirus outbreaks are increasing in Cyprus and Europe in general, following the emergence of the ''Omicron 2'' JN.1 sub variant....

10. Negative COVID-19 tests and masks now required in select areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/negative-covid-19-tests-and-masks-now-required-in-select-areas

A meeting of the Scientific Monitoring Committee for Covid-19 under Minister of Health Dr Popi Kanari decided on Wednesday to introduce negative COVID-19 tests as well as the use of protective face masks in specific areas....

11. Rising hospitalizations and concerns amidst low vaccination rates

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rising-hospitalizations-and-concerns-amidst-low-vaccination-rates

Charalambos Charilaou, the Press Representative of OKYPY (Organization of State Health Services), addressed the surge in hospitalizations due to viral pneumonia and the rising number of COVID-19 cases in an interview ...

12. Elderly population hit by surge in COVID hospitalizations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elderly-population-hit-by-surge-in-covid-hospitalizations

Sixty people, mostly elderly, are being treated in public hospitals with COVID-19 at the moment, while there is a constant flow of patients with infections, State Health Services Organization (SHSO) spokesperson Charalambos Charilaou told CNA on Wednesday....

13. Online support surges for Nubz, the ''shoe-wearing'' chicken

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/online-support-surges-for-nubz-the-shoe-wearing-chicken

In the picturesque town of Escondido, California, a captivating saga unfolds as a disabled Malaysian Serama chicken named Nubz finds his place in the hearts of the online community, all thanks to the compassion of dog walker Meech Davignon....

14. Unveiling the silent suffering of elder abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/unveiling-the-silent-suffering-of-elder-abuse

Two hundred and twenty reports of elderly abuse were received by the Observatory for the Elderly from January to October 2023, as revealed by its chairman, Mr. Dimos Antoniou, in a recent conversation with reporter, Oriana Papantoniou. ...

15. Cyprus prepares for arrival of first foreign humanitarian aid for Gaza

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-prepares-for-arrival-of-first-foreign-humanitarian-aid-for-gaza

In the coming days, Cyprus anticipates the arrival of the initial batch of foreign humanitarian aid destined for Gaza, according to Deputy Government Spokesman Yiannis Antoniou. ...

16. 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....

17. COVID: ''No stricter measures for now,'' says Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-no-stricter-measures-for-now-says-minister

A meeting will take place on August 29th with the Scientific Advisory Committee for COVID-19, in the presence of the Minister of Health, to evaluate the epidemiological indicators and the new data regarding the virus....

18. Cyprus elections: End of a political era?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-elections-end-of-a-political-era

The Intermediate parties are facing survival problems, introspection, and doubts, despite being part of the coalition government....

19. Germany recruiting nurses from Latin America

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-recruiting-nurses-from-latin-america

Germany is continuing its efforts to recruit more nurses from countries in Latin America to tackle the ongoing labor shortage....

20. The top 20 professions that can land you a European work visa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/the-top-20-professions-that-can-land-you-a-european-work-visa

An astonishing number of 400 different occupations have been classified as shortage occupations in at least one European Union or Schengen Area member state, while another 321 different professions have been listed as a surplus in at least one of these countries....

21. Doctors without degrees: The NHS apprenticeship revolution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctors-without-degrees-the-nhs-apprenticeship-revolution

Aspiring doctors and nurses may soon have the opportunity to work in the UK's National Health Service (NHS) without going to university, according to recent revelations. This proposal aims to address the workforce crisis currently faced by the struggling health service....

22. Cyprus performs successful kidney transplant between two couples

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-performs-successful-kidney-transplant-between-two-couples

In a statement, the State Health Services Organisation (SHSO) announced that the George Kyriakides Transplant Clinic of Nicosia General Hospital successfully carried out the first kidney transplant between two Cypriot couples...

23. Health Ministry reports 10 deaths and over 2000 cases of covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-reports-10-deaths-and-over-2000-cases-of-covid

Ten deaths were announced by the Ministry of Health between April 21 to May 4 due to COVID-19 as well as 2.404 new cases....

24. Minor hospitalized in adult psychiatric ward due to bed shortage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minor-hospitalized-in-adult-psychiatric-ward-due-to-bed-shortage

The PASYDY Mental Health Nursing Staff Branch has expressed their deep concern about the hospitalization of a minor at the Athalassa Hospital, due to a lack of beds in the Children and Adolescent Inpatient Department, which could lead to overcrowding of all mental health structures....

25. Dozens of complaints about elderly patients tied up and denied food or water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dozens-of-complaints-about-elderly-patients-tied-up-and-denied-food-or-water

The head of the Cyprus Federation of Patients' Associations (CPA), Marios Kouloumas, has revealed dozens of complaints about elderly patients in hospitals being neglected....

26. Condemned nursing home left to operate for years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/condemned-nursing-home-left-to-operate-for-years

Despite a report submitted by the Greek Ombudsman listing a series of serious failings in the operation of a condemned nursing home in the Piraeus suburb of Keratsini and orders for its closure dating back three years, the facility continued to operate and take in new patients....

27. Health Minister says flu cases under control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-says-flu-cases-under-control

On the "Diaspora News" program of "Spor FM 95.0," Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas discussed the flu cases in Cyprus. According to the ministry's official data, six flu-related deaths have been reported since December 1, of which four involved elderly residents of nursing homes....

28. Germany passes law allowing foreigners to easily gain residency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-passes-law-allowing-foreigners-to-easily-gain-residency

Germany’s Federal Parliament, Bundestag, has approved the amendments to the law on the right of residence and asylum for third-country citizens who are already in the country, with a majority of 371 votes....

29. NHS nurses walk out in first strike in over a century

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nhs-nurses-walk-out-in-first-strike-in-over-a-century

Nurses across much of the UK launched a historic strike on Thursday, as they walked out of hospitals and onto picket lines after several years of falling pay and declining standards left the country’s nationalized health care system in a state of crisis....

30. China eases its zero-covid policy amid protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-eases-its-zero-covid-policy-amid-protests

People in China with mild or asymptomatic coronavirus cases will be allowed to isolate at home, health officials said Wednesday, in a major step away from a strict “zero-Covid” strategy that has constrained daily life for almost three years and recently set off rare nationwide protests....

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