Black Friday for Madrid health care.

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Black day for Madrid health careThe proposed privatisation of six hospitals and 27 clinics in Madrid has provoked protests, demonstrations by doctors, many of whom have also resigned and hunger strikes.

Doctors have now been on strike for a month, and it is estimated that around 40,000 medical tests and 6,000 operations have been carried out late as a result.

Four staff members are also on hunger strike and doctors have broken off negotiations with the authorities. Despite this, the law to privatize the hospital is been  passed on Friday 28-12-2012.


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