Government opts for civil requisition after week of nurses' strike

in News · 09-02-2019 18:48:00 · 0 Comments
Government opts for civil requisition after week of nurses' strike

Portugal's government has announced that it had ordered a civil requisition to counter the effects of an on-going strike by nurses.

The move comes after the accusations that nurses had failed to ensure the minimum number of staff.

In making the announcement, Health Minister Marta Temido, said that the government had no other option to civil requisition, and argued it was a last resort.


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