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Nurses Poised to Reject Third Country Staff

The Cyprus nursing council is firm on the language requirement for nonEU nurses, citing patient safety and healthcare quality. Despite a severe staffing shortage, the council and various unions remain adamant on upholding Greek proficiency as a nonnegotiable criterion.

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Clinics ‘may suspend operations’ due to nurse shortage

The looming nurse shortage in Cyprus has put clinics at risk of suspending operations, with an estimated deficit of 450 to 500 nurses. Proposed solutions include recruiting from third countries and incentivizing local students to pursue nursing, while ensuring training standards for patient safety and care.

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