Lack of doctors sees another hospital close emergency unit

This time Beja’s emergency obstetrics and gynaecology department has been temporarily closed due to a lack of medical staff to secure it. With hospitals throughout the country reporting manpower shortages, SIM – the independent syndicate of doctors – is renewing its calls to the government to invest in human resources. The moment is opportune: the government is finalising its proposals for the 2022 State Budget.