Almost 2,000 Ukrainian nationals are currently receiving medical care through the Polish health system, a deputy health minister said on Monday.
The Sejm, the lower house of parliament, on Thursday rejected all 65 amendments made by the upper house to Poland's 2022 budget bill.
An inspection carried out by the National Health Fund (NFZ) into the death of a woman who died from pregnancy complications found numerous irregularities in the organisation, implementation and quality of patient services at the hospital that treated her.
The National Health Fund (NFZ) has launched an inquiry into the death of a pregnant 30-year-old patient at a hospital in the southern town of Pszczyna, an NFZ spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
Extra revenue from higher health fees foreseen under the government's Polish New Deal post-pandemic revival plan will be channelled to the National Health Fund (NFZ), a finance ministry official said on Thursday.
Two opposition MPs have criticised the Polish government for pumping hundreds of millions into 30 makeshift Covid-19 hospitals, of which 13 had not treated any patient as of end-January.
Poland is to increase funding to cancer hospitals by 3 percent, the head of the National Health Fund (NFZ) said on Wednesday.
There are 521 SARS-CoV-2 testing points currently operating in Poland, Sylwia Wadrzyk, a spokesperson for the National Health Fund (NFZ), told PAP on Friday.
Following on from the success of her Budzik clinic where children in a coma receive treatment, care and rehabilitation, actress Ewa Błaszczyk now plans to build a similar clinic for adults in a coma.
The new Agency will fill a gap in Poland, supporting medical progress through analysis, funding and research, with the ultimate aim of improving healthcare in the country.