No layoffs for Qatar health centre staff

29 June 2010

Dr Mariam Abdul Malik, director of Qatar's Primary Health Centres (PHC) has said that a major overhaul currently under way in the sector will not result in staff layoffs, the Peninsula has reported. PHC staff can expect a salary hike as part of the restructuring, she said. A decision to separate the PHCs from the Hamad Medical Corp (HMC) taken some time ago came into force last week, making them an independent entity under the direct supervision of the country's Supreme Council of Health (SCH).

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