As stated Belevich today at the Commission meeting of the Saeima requests, now the situation with the salaries of health professionals is catastrophic. With the onset of the crisis the normal working hours of physicians was compared to extended, he recalled.

Formed a working group that seeks solutions for improvement and streamlining legislation.

Belevich said that by 2019 he would like to ensure that the doctors received a salary twice the average. Now the average salary is 816 Euro.

The Minister added that wages of middle and Junior medical staff should comply with the doctors ' salaries. Nurses must earn 60% of the salary of the doctor, the Junior staff — 40% of the salary of a doctor. In addition, doctors should work normal working hours.