Health minister Manuel Pizarro has been keeping a very low profile this summer, despite issues with the SNS health system. Image: António Pedro Santos/ Lusa
Manuel Pizarro's ministry receives red card: Image: António Pedro Santos/ Lusa

Doctors syndicates fail once again to reach agreement with government

Yesterday’s round of negotiations between doctors’ syndicates FNAM and SIM and the government failed, once again, to reach any kind of agreement over salary increases and improvements to doctors’ labour conditions. Further talks are scheduled for Tuesday next week.