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Hospital suspends chemotherapy because of nurse shortage

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4687 (Published 08 November 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4687

Re: Hospital suspends chemotherapy because of nurse shortage

A recent investigative report has uncovered how easy it is to secure a fake nursing diploma in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Degrees and diplomas are still easily bought in the Balkans, and fake graduates from those Countries try to fill vacancies in Western Europe, where there exist huge shortages of healthcare staff.
Reference
https://www.dw.com/en/bosnias-fake-diploma-crisis-spells-trouble-for-ger...

Competing interests: No competing interests

15 April 2019
Stavros Saripanidis
Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Thessaloniki, Greece