The National Health Service registered an increase in healthcare activity in 2018, as a direct result of the growing demand of its citizens and the investment made in the recruitment of more healthcare professionals.
Márcia Roque is the new president of ACSS, approved by the Council of Ministers on 17th January.
On the 15th January, ACSS received the "Good Practices Prize Infarmed 25+", for its participation in the Electronic Medication Prescription (PEM) project.
On September 4th, the Central Administration of the Health System (ACSS) signed a protocol, on behalf of the Ministry of Health, with the Doctors Society that entails the subscription of electronic systems to support clinical decisions and on-going training.
The Central Administration of the Health System (ACSS) opened a recruitment procedure for 40 psychologists and 40 nutritionists to work in the NHS primary healthcare units.
Today the Ministry of Health determined the opening of a national open competition for 1.234 medical doctors in the areas of family medicine, hospital healthcare and public health for the institutions of the National Health System (NHS).
A brazilian delegation headed by the Secretary of Healthcare, Francisco de Assis Figueiredo met on 22 june 2018 with the president of the Executive Board of the Central Administration of the Health System (ACSS) to discuss issues related the National Health System (NHS),
Twenty-two representatives of the Chinese insurance regulator visited the Central Administration of the Health System on 18 May, in order to get acquainted with the National Health Service (NHS)