ACSS published its 2016 annual report, presenting their main outcomes achieved throughout that year.
ACSS will present, on the 17th of November, the final results of the Public Health Initiatives Program - EEA Grants 2009-2014. This event will take place in Lisbon, and includes the presentation and delivery of a publication with the results achieved, as well as the most significant moments.
The number of patients treated in the NHS reached the highest level ever in 2016, with 568,765 surgeries performed, 1,5% more than 2015, and 65,000 more than 2011.
The Ministry of Health has approved the new regime for Senior Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technicians, which will take effect from the 1st of September.
A national health system (NHS) recruitment procedure of 290 vacancies is currently open for assistants in Family General Practice.
The Management Authority for Algarve Regional Operational Program (CRESC Algarve 2020) will provide 425.000 euros for the training of health professionals.
The North Regional Health Administration will conduct a training on the transition from ICD9CM to ICD10CM/PCS, which will be held from 26th to 28th of June and 6th to 7th of July.
PO SEUR - Operational Programme for Sustainability and Efficient Use of Resources has allocated about 45 million euros to the health sector, aimed at the implementation of energy saving measures.