Wage negotiations between the state and the Icelandic Association of Midwives have been in a deadlock for almost six months, with midwives asserting that neither their responsibilities nor their educational qualifications are being taken into consideration with respect to their salaries.
An ever-increasing number of visitors to Iceland require medical treatment at the country’s national hospital, Landspítali.
“I think parents should do this sort of thing more often,” says Guðný María Waage, who donated ISK 250,000 (EUR 2,145/USD 2,345) to the Landspítali neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in lieu of first birthday presents to her daughter.
The man who was transported yesterday by helicopter to hospital after the car he drove rolled over in Reynisfjall mountain by Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, should be able to leave intensive care today.
A new video was released on Tuesday to coincide with the Annual General Meeting at the Landspítali national university hospital in Reykjavík.
Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson’s words Friday regarding a new construction site for Landspítali University Hospital in Garðabær have caused a strong reaction.
Administration at Landspítali University Hospital is looking into whether personal information was leaked from the hospital to the Directorate of Immigration.
A strike, which could begin Wednesday night, would affect hospitals, various government offices and all liquor stores.