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Greek hospitals cannot afford painkillers, scissors or sheets as budget cuts bite

Greek hospitals have run out of supplies such as painkillers, scissors and sheets as swingeing budget cuts have left the health service unable to provide even basic provisions for operations and medical procedures.
The Independent: May 23, 2015

Plan to tackle shortage of hospital doctors

Doctors at public hospitals will be hired at the same rate as departures and medical staff will not have to work longer hours than the law stipulates, according to legislation being drawn up by the Health Ministry.
eKathimerini: October 15, 2014

Hospital staff to protest on Wednesday

A draft law setting up a new hospital payments agency, the Hospital Payment Systems Company SA, triggered a storm of protest from doctors and staff in hospitals, whose unions announced protest actions.
September 9, 2014

Man unable to pay wheeled out of operating theatre

Official from hospital accounts office appeared in operating theatre to order doctors not to operate on uninsured man because he had no welfare booklet proving he was destitute
Enet: May 14, 2014