Several representatives of ACSS Human Resources Department met with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to clarify the necessary procedures for the recognition
The best practices forum, which took place on the 27th and 28th of February, in Lisbon, brought together more than 700 people interested in discussing good practices already in place in the NHS´s hospitals.
More than 600 job vacancies were opened, through the notices no. 3023-A/2018 and no. 3023-B/2018, to fill out 110 jobs for assistants in General Practice, 483 for the hospital specialities and 20 in Public Health.
The Central Administration of the Health System organized on the 21 February, a meeting dedicated to the internal audit and compliance among entities of the NHS and the Ministry of Health, which had more than 200 participants.
The Centres of Integrated Responsibility (CRI) are organic intermediate management structures, dependent of the boards of directors of the entrepreneurial public entities of the NHS, which have functional autonomy and establish a commitment of economic and financial assistance, for a period of three years.
The Managing Authority for Algarve Regional Operational Program (CRESC Algarve 2020) provided 300.000 euros for the training of health professionals.
José Carlos Caiado is the new president of the Administração Central do Sistema de Saúde (ACSS) Executive Board, in accordance with the Resolution of the Ministers Council n.º 203/2017, published in the official journal on 28th of December.
The signature of the contractual agreements with hospitals and local health units of the National Health System (NHS) for 2018 were signed at ACSS premises on 28 December. These contracts regulate the provision of healthcare in NHS providers and establish the financing mechanisms for these entities. The hospitals and local health units, integrated in the State Entrepreneurial sector, totalled 4.57 billion euros, + 3.2% more than in 2017.