Update news public hospitals
Many young doctors don’t return to the hospitals which fund their study after finishing their training courses. They leave for private hospitals where they can expect higher pay.
The thousands of resignations of medical staff at public hospitals and large hospitals under the autonomy policy have reflected a failure in the management of public hospitals.
Former vice-chairman of National Assembly’s Committee for Culture, Education, Youth and Children Le Nhu Tien talked about problems that occur when public hospitals and medical centres are allowed to attract non-State investment.
Less invasive surgery procedures are being performed during one-day stays at many public hospitals in HCM City, resulting in lower costs, reduced incidences of infections contracted during hospital stays, and reduction in patient overcrowding.
Singapore has begun to charge foreigners infected with coronavirus for treatment after recording three new imported cases.
The National Assembly’s Committee for Social Affairs continued its meeting on Thursday on the implementation of autonomy at public hospitals.
Public hospitals in the Mekong delta are running low on doctors who have been quitting their job; accordingly, the hospitals stopped overtime examination affecting insured patients’ benefits.
Dozens of doctors at public hospitals in the southernmost province of Ca Mau have resigned in recent years because of modest salaries, the provincial Department of Health has said.
Workers from the social work division of the District 2 Hospital in HCM City meet every outpatient and inpatient to find out what problems they face and provide quick assistance.
VietNamNet Bridge – In Viet Nam’s crowded public hospitals, patients only get one or two minutes with a doctor instead of 15-20, leading to inadequate health literacy and less effective treatment,
VietNamNet Bridge – Fees will increase at 378 public hospitals in June, under a decision by the HCM City's People Council as part of a three-year plan.
HCM City authorities had prepared a plan on increasing hospital fees to submit to the city People’s Council for approval at the ongoing session but they decided to withdraw the proposal at the last minute.