Spanish strike enters seventh week:
This article was originally published in Clinica
No end is in sight for the Spanish Insalud doctors' strike, which has entered its seventh week. The doctors' union CESM and Insalud have repeatedly rejected offers, but negotiations continue. Health Ministry representatives at the recent IESE conference in Barcelona did not wish to comment in the absence of Health Minister Angeles Amador. However, industry is becoming increasingly concerned as operations are suspended, waiting lists grow and the number of diagnostic procedures is reduced. In the first 35 days of the strike, over 45,000 surgical interventions have been delayed.
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