New hospital: 2nd phase commences

Nurses Covid supplement unpaid

New hospital - main picture in JM as 2nd phase begins

The photographic highlight in today’s edition of JM refers to the work on the second phase of construction of the new hospital, which starts tomorrow – an investment of around 75 million
euros. In view of the increase in costs, Regional Infrastructure Secretary Pedro Fino admits that the budget for the third phase of the new hospital could be readjusted.

The headline of today’s edition reports on the complaints of the Nurses’ Union, which denounces to JM that the compensatory supplement created in 2020 was unpaid last year. Around 200 nurses, among other health professionals, did not receive the exceptional contribution despite hospital administration authority SESARAM having “assumed this commitment”.

COVID-19 in Madeira: updates can be found in an earlier post

All the incidental from Madeira – up to 60 reports per – is being picked up automatically, translated, and posted on website, madeiraislandnews, no matter how trivial:

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