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Estonian doctors continue their strike

Estonian doctors continue their strike
01/08
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The Narva Hospital's urologist Dr. Vissarion Gussev has canceled all visits due to the strike. Dr. Gussev has worked in Narva Hospital for 42 years, and his salary has not risen by 1000 euro.
Estonian doctors continue their strike
02/08
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Two people entering a doctors surgery regardless of the strike. The Estonian Doctors Union and Healthcare Workers Vocational Union launched a strike in larger hospitals in Tallinn and Tartu.
Estonian doctors continue their strike
03/08
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Estonian doctors continue thier strike for the second week. Since October 8th, doctors from Northeastern Estonia has joined the nation wide strike. The strike will be cut short only if agreement is reached on the major points - salary and workload.
Estonian doctors continue their strike
04/08
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A nurse inside a doctors surgery on strike. The Estonian Doctors Union and Healthcare Workers Vocational Union launched a strike in larger hospitals in Tallinn and Tartu.
Estonian doctors continue their strike
05/08
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The Narva Hospital's trade union leader Natalja Metelitsa shows an empty corridor in the hospital due to the strike. The Estonian Doctors Union and Healthcare Workers Vocational Union launched a strike in larger hospitals in Tallinn and Tartu.
Estonian doctors continue their strike
06/08
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The striker's pin and sticker, which shows that doctors and nurses have joined the strike. The Estonian Doctors Union and Healthcare Workers Vocational Union launched a strike in larger hospitals in Tallinn and Tartu.
Estonian doctors continue their strike
07/08
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Narva Hospital's urologist Dr. Vissarion Gussev (left) and trade union leader Natalja Metelitsa during the strike.Talja Metelitsa.
Estonian doctors continue their strike
08/08
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A patient trying to re-register in Narva Hospital, because her visit was cancelled due to the nationwide doctors strike in Estonia.
  • Estonian doctors continue their strike
  • Estonian doctors continue their strike
  • Estonian doctors continue their strike
  • Estonian doctors continue their strike
  • Estonian doctors continue their strike
  • Estonian doctors continue their strike
  • Estonian doctors continue their strike
  • Estonian doctors continue their strike

Estonian doctors continue their strike for the second week. Since October 8th, doctors from Northeastern Estonia have joined a nationwide strike until an agreement is reached on the major points - salary and workload.

Hospitals in Pärnu, Kuressaare, Viljandi and Narva joined the action. There, as in Tallinn and Tartu, scheduled outpatient appointments will not take place.
In addition, scheduled appointments in inpatient care will also be suspended. At Tallinn's hospitals, the strike affects inpatient care. In Tartu, most surgical specialties are affected, and scheduled surgeries will also be canceled.

The Hospitals Association has proposed a 6.6 percent raise for its employees, but that is contingent on whether the Health Insurance Fund agrees to make changes in its prices for service.

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