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Steward Healthcare, Minister of Health, bound by the terms of the original VGH contract says



Health Minister Chris Fearne said Steward Health Care is completely bound by the terms of the original Vitals Global Healthcare contract for the operation of the three state hospitals, and the government is “interested” in waiting for the outcome of the proceedings. Said.

In response to PNMP Beppe Fenech Adami’s question regarding the progress of negotiations on terms and conditions, Fearne states that after Steward has taken over Vitals’ concessions, he is completely bound by the terms and conditions and cannot change the contract. I did. ..

“The concession is what it is and cannot be changed in substance. They are bound by the contract and the concession awarded by Vitals. This contract is taken over because Steward actually purchased the shares of Vitals. “It was done,” Fern said.

He added that the Maltese government expects this to happen and Steward must serve according to its concessions.

Fearne said healthcare services are being monitored to ensure that services are provided in accordance with obligations.

Healthcare providers currently own three hospitals: Cullingwreck Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, and Gozo General Hospital.

Steward refused to pay € 36.5 million in unpaid taxes and took the tax secretary to court.

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https://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2022-05-18/local-news/Steward-Healthcare-bound-by-conditions-of-original-VGH-contract-Health-Minister-says-6736243050 Steward Healthcare, Minister of Health, bound by the terms of the original VGH contract says

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