A commercial child psychiatric ward has been opened at the public St. Luke's Hospital in Boleslawiec. The price of a one-day hospitalization is PLN 1,200. Health Minister Adam Niedzielski, asked about the matter in an interview with the RMF station, said that if this is indeed the case, it i...
PLN 1,200 per day for hospitalization in a child psychiatry unit. Health minister says scandal and orders audit
fot. Piotr Wójcik
- If there is indeed such a situation where there is a merger of the public health care system with a separate, commercial part of the business, then especially in the case of child psychiatry, this is a scandal," said Health Minister Adam Niedzielski, commenting on the case of the child psychiatry ward at St. Luke's Hospital in Boleslawiec in RMF Radio's Talk of the Day. Parents have to pay 1,200 zlotys per day for a child's stay in the ward there, and are admitted for at least seven-day hospitalizations. The clinic is run by the district administration.