Czech nurses warn of staff shortages

14-10-2013

Czech nurses have warned of staff shortages that might affect the quality of health care. According to a poll released by the Czech Association of Nurses on Monday, some 81 percent of nurses said that due to overwork, they could not provide adequate care to their patients. Around 55 percent of the nurses polled also complained about a lack of medical material which is acquired on the basis of price rather than quality. Some 80 percent of nurses also said they felt they were not rewarded adequately for their work.