Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Finnish Patient Airlifts Continue Due to Nurse Walkout

The first Finnish patients requiring critical care have been taken in by Sweden's Uppsala University Hospital. The first two sent abroad to ensure care during a possible nurses' mass resignation next week are two expectant mothers. Further patient flights may be delayed because of heavy snowstorms in Sweden.Planes are being chartered to fly some patients from Finnish hospitals to hospitals in Stockholm, Uppsala and Bonn.

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