“The solution to the acute problem of the shortage of radiologists at the Sisters of Mercy hospital and the clinic for treating cancers, which is part of that health institution, is up to the administration at the hospital and I expect them to provide all the patients with the appropriate medical services, and in particular oncology patients and those with grave diseases,” said Beroš.
He underscored that patients have to be above organisational problems of an institution.
Beroš underscored that patients must not be left without services because of organisational problems or human relationships.
“That’s my clear message to directors and all their associates who are responsible for managing those processes in hospitals. Problems have to be resolved,” said Minister Beroš.
He added that Croatia has an increasing number of younger radiologists with experience in working in clinical centres and health institutions that could be the core of creating a system based on the example of developed countries with advanced health systems.
“Creating an efficient system of radiology services at the country level that could provide efficient, quality and financially rational services to a larger number of health institutions that are faced with a shortage of staff such as radiologists, which surfaced in the Sisters of Mercy hospital, are an inevitable step towards resolving this and similar problems,” he underscored.
He underscored that as Minister of Health he has already “launched certain activities to provide organised radiology services based on the experiences of other countries that have proved to be efficient and economically justified and are appropriate to our needs and capacities.
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