A new Medical Fund to be launched by the Polish government is composed of four pillars, the prime minister explained on Wednesday, with sub-funds for modernisation of healthcare facilities, development of preventive medicine, strategic infrastructure and a therapeutic and innovation sub-fund.
The number of hospital beds available in Poland for Covid-19 patients will be "systematically increased" and patients whose lives are in danger will not be moved to other facilities, a deputy health minister said on Tuesday.
Poland recorded 1,527 new confirmed coronavirus cases and five deaths over the past 24 hours to Sunday morning, against 2,012 cases reported on Saturday, data released by the Health Ministry shows.
Poland recorded 2,012 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 29 deaths over the past 24 hours to Saturday morning, against 1,895 cases reported on Friday, data released by the Health Ministry shows.
The Polish government will invest PLN 7 billion (EUR 1.54 bln) in improving the country's hospitals, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday.
A New Deal plan for Poland in the post-pandemic period foresees more health spending and a bigger tax-free quota, Poland's ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) said at the plan's presentation on Saturday.
Around 30 percent fewer of elderly Covid-19 patients are arriving in Poland's hospitals, the health ministry spokesman said on Friday, attributing the drop to the effect of vaccinations.
Poland is to increase funding to cancer hospitals by 3 percent, the head of the National Health Fund (NFZ) said on Wednesday.
The drones from Katowice-based company Spartaqs, will take just four minutes to carry blood and test swabs between hospitals in Warsaw.
Two thousand Polish soldiers will be assigned to 600 hospitals where they will assist in administrative matters including reporting on free beds for COVID-19 patients, Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak tweeted on Wednesday.