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Midwives Protest

Midwives Out of Patience

Wage negotiations between the Icelandic Association of Midwives and the Icelandic government ended yesterday afternoon, with no resolution.

Ambulance

Stomach Virus Affects 62 Scouts

One hundred and seventy-six scouts that were staying at the Úlfljótsvatn Scout Center by Úlfljótsvatn in South Iceland are now in a relief center set up at the nearby Hveragerði Primary School due to a stomach virus.

Darkness

Report Reveals Abuse of Disabled at Institution

A report published yesterday sheds light on the harsh and inhumane treatment of children who stayed at Kópavogshæli, an institution for the disabled, which was operated in Kópavogur, Southwest Iceland, from 1952 to 1993.

Landspítali National University Hospital

Hospital Facing ‘Disaster’

Landspítali Hospital Director Páll Matthíasson is convinced it would be disastrous for the hospital if the Icelandic government budget bill is passed.

Police

Parents Sue Hospital over Death of Infant

Lára V. Júlíusdóttir, the lawyer representing Karl Olgeir Olgeirsson and Sigríður Eyrún Friðriksdóttir, the parents of Nói Hrafn Karlsson, filed a lawsuit to the police yesterday over the baby boy’s death at Landspítali National University Hospital in January 2015.

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