Health minister says contentious bill will be amended

Ljubljana, 27 November - After an emergency healthcare bill upset doctors over what they perceive as forced labour, Health Minister Valentina Prevolnik Rupel told the press on Monday that the contentious Article 45, which would among other things allow for free distribution of medical staff around the country in case of an emergency, would be amended.

Representatives of the Fides trade union of doctors and dentists Silvan Saksida, Damjan Polh and Milenko Stankovič speaking to the press about the emergency bill the government adopted on Friday.
Photo: Živa Ogrin/STA

Health Minister Valentina Prevolnik Rupnik speaking to the press after a meeting with the Human Rights Ombudsman.
Photo: Bor Slana/STA

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