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
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
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.
RT.com: February 22, 2014
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
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
The fate of the Errikos Dunant hospital run by the Red Cross in Athens hangs in the balance once again, following a court decision issued by a Greek magistrate's court, Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis said
October 30, 2013
The Turkish health minister has come up with a novel way to help alleviate the shortage of medical professionals in his country, while concurrently easing the economic catastrophe in neighboring Greece: He wants to import 7,000 Greek doctors to Turkey.
International Business Times: October 29, 2013
Greek doctors on Tuesday joined the latest wave of strikes to hit the debt-stricken country, with thousands of public sector workers protesting against government plans for lay-offs and redeployments.
AFP: September 18, 2013
A new round of cuts in debt-hit Greece's troubled health sector could cause irreversible damage to the country's already struggling public healthcare, insiders warn.
AFP: September 16, 2013
Greek hospital workers downed tools Friday to protest against health sector reforms being carried out as part of the country's international bailout deal.
GlobalPost: August 23, 2013