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Health service pay rise offers rejected

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

As health workers’ trade unions reject the government’s pay hike scheme, a health care manager advocates the rationalization of services and the abolition of ‘gratitude money’. READ MORE

64 doctors against ‘gratitude money’ demand healthcare reforms

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

As doctors demand higher wages to end so called ‘gratitude payments’ and stop the emigration of health care personnel from Hungary, a centrist columnist thinks that ending the system of illegal payments in hospitals is close to impossible. READ MORE

Mass resignation of doctors cancelled

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

A pro-government commentator is relieved by the fact that the government at the very last moment promised significant wage rises for doctors. The doctors had threatened to quit their jobs en masse on January 1. READ MORE

How to save the public health service?

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

The exodus of young (and old) Hungarian doctors is reaching intolerable proportions. Young doctors are threatening to leave their posts en masse. A pro-government commentator understands their bitterness, but fears that their demands for pay rises are unrealistic. READ MORE