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The Greek Language Debate in Cyprus Nursing

In Cyprus, the debate over lowering Greek language proficiency for foreign nurses is heated, as unions fear patient safety and healthcare quality may be compromised. The controversy highlights the delicate balance between addressing the nursing shortage and ensuring effective communication between nurses and patients for safe and competent care.

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Nurses’ Strike Averted Through Last-Minute Negotiations

The nurses’ strike was averted through lastminute negotiations when Okypy offered to recruit additional staff, addressing concerns over staffing levels. This resolution prevented the planned industrial action by nurses, ensuring continued patient care and highlighting the importance of workforce stability in healthcare.

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