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Welcome – CEO


Having more than 7500 staff, 1450 beds in 8 hospitals, 37 primary health care centers, mental Health hospital and clinics and the ambulance emergency response service covering all of Cyprus, SHSO is the backbone of the National Health Care System of Cyprus.  

Our primary aim is to offer the highest quality of Healthcare to our patients. We serve our fellow citizens with conscience, professionalism and devotion, without any discrimination or exclusions.

We are committed to becoming financially autonomous and to transforming the SHSO into a modern, flexible, efficient and effective organization.

We shall achieve this by constantly upgrading the way we deliver our services, enhancing our facilities and our medical equipment, creating centers of medical excellence and constantly training our staff.

We are collaborating with University and other Scientific Institutions in Cyprus and abroad, while participating in research programs and the training of future health care professionals. 

We, the people working at the SHSO serving our fellow citizens, are in the front line of all healthcare activities including the public healthcare.

The challenges we face are numerous.  However, we work hard and take a step forward each day, putting above all the upgrading and preservation of health, the second most important right of a human being after life.