Tag: Steward Healthcare
The Commissioner for Health appealed to all Unions not to use the patient as a pawn in order to exert pressure on the Ministry. On the other hand, the Ministry should take immediate action when a Union pinpoints a particular problem as it is not fair and just for patients to be made to suffer, said the Commissioner.
The Association of Gozitan Employees in Malta is urging Steward Healthcare to reconsider its decision to deploy foreign nurses in the Gozo General Hospital when a number of Gozitan nurses working in Malta have long been waiting to be transferred there.
A National Audit Office report suggests the Central Procurement and Supplies Unit is failing to keep a handle on money owed to it for medicines and medical supplies by entities falling outside of the Health Ministry – including over €16 million owed by Steward Healthcare as of last December.
The government was not ruling out the cancellation of the concession granted to Steward Healthcare to operate three private hospitals, Prime Minister Robert Abela said this evening.
Steward Health Care Malta acquired10 full capability GE ventilators as part of their COVID-19 preparedness at the Gozo General Hospital. In a statement, Steward Healthcare said that this was made possible through the assistance of the Steward US supply chain.
The Nationalist Party has filed a private member’s motion calling for the revocation of the contract granting Steward Healthcare a concession over three public hospitals, arguing that this agreement went against the national interest.
Steward Health Care Malta announced it has completed the move of 72 elderly residents together with staff from Residenza Sant’Anna at Gozo General Hospital to the Downtown Hotel located in Rabat Gozo.
Steward Healthcare announced that Barts Medical School in Gozo is being used in supporting the Gozo community in the fight against COVID-19.
Rule of Law NGO Repubblika has called on Prime Minister Robert Abela to act after it was revealed that a secret agreement with Steward Healthcare appears to have been signed and which seems to impose heavy burdens on the government if the hospitals concession is terminated.
Steward Healthcare announced that the redevelopment will increase accessibility to open space and gardens within the campus grounds, enhance community cohesion by integrating the main entrance and Pjazza San Luqa, and incorporate an on-site car park.