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Update on the operation of on-call clinics for Holidays

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The Health Insurance Organization is informing the public about the contact details of the on-call personal doctor services during the weekends of December 2022 and Public Holidays during the Christmas and New Year period.  

Specifically, the OAU informs the public about the contact details of the on-call personal physician services by province on December 10 and 11, 2022, on December 17 and 18, 2022, on December 24 and 26, 2022 and on December 31, 2022 until 01 January of 2023.

It is noted that the contact details of the PI on-call services will be adjusted on a monthly basis and will be posted on the website of GeSY www.gesy.org.cy, as well as on the official accounts of the Organization on social media.

It is recalled that on-call services of a personal physician are provided to adults and children, who are beneficiaries of the NHS, on weekends and Public Holidays and concern the provision of health care for emergency problems, such as the acute onset of alarming symptoms, sudden and severe pain, aggravation of symptoms of a serious chronic illness, high fever accompanied by other symptoms.

Beneficiaries should not turn to PI emergency services for pre-existing medical conditions, issuance of repeated prescriptions, issuance of referrals to other services of the NHS or to the cases that do not have the time to visit their Personal Doctor.

Service hours are weekends and Public Holidays on Saturday from 09:00 to 17:00 and Sunday and Public Holiday from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

According to the OAU, for their service, the beneficiaries contact by phone the PI duty officers of their province during duty hours.

After assessing the health problem, an appointment is arranged during the day and duty hours.

He emphasizes that for the orderly service of the beneficiaries, the services operate only with scheduled appointments.

Source: www.reporter.com.cy

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