Health and Fitness
Italian Minister for Health, Hon Prof Renato Balduzzi, and his Maltese counterpart, Hon Dr Joe Cassar, have today signed three historic agreements through which Maltese patients will benefit from specialised health care procedures at Italian hospitals.
Health Minister Joe Cassar has announced that the government has reached an agreement with St James Capua Hospital to allow people suffering minor emergencies to use the emergency units of Capua St James hospitals in Zabbar or Sliema during weekends.
Reference is made to the press statements being issued by trade unions representing health care workers. The Department of Health wishes to reassure the public that all the decisions that have been taken over the past days and weeks to deal with the extraordinary influx of patients at Mater Dei Hospital have been with the [...]