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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

Malaria returns to Greece as austerity wreaks havoc on healthcare

Tough austerity measures imposed by the Greek government have inflicted major damage to the health of the Greek population, leaving nearly one million of the country’s most vulnerable people without access to healthcare. February 22, 2014

Greek doctors, nurses on strike over healthcare sector overhaul

Greek state hospital doctors, nurses and administrative staff were on strike Thursday and demonstrated in Athens and other parts of the country against an austerity plan to streamline the healthcare sector.
February 6, 2014

Austerity psychosis hits psychiatric hospitals

Move will effect Dromokaiteio psychiatric hospital in Haidari and Attica psychiatric hospital in Dafni – both in Athens – and Thessaloniki psychiatric hospital
Enet: November 22, 2013