Tag: Hospital

Church of Greece Primate visits hospital treating child critically injured by stray bullet
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Church of Greece Primate visits hospital treating child critically injured by stray bullet

Panos - May 08, 2019

The influential head of the Greek Church on Tuesday visited the intensive care unit of an Athens children's hospital for a briefing on the condition of an…

Shocking photos reveal unsanitary conditions in basement of largest public maternity Hospital
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Shocking photos reveal unsanitary conditions in basement of largest public maternity Hospital

makis - Oct 19, 2017

Photographs depicting the unsanitary conditions in the basements of the largest public maternity hospital of the country “Elena Venizelos” were published by the Panhellenic Federation of Workers…

Bid to curb under-the-table payments at state hospitals
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Bid to curb under-the-table payments at state hospitals

Sokratis - Apr 08, 2017

The government is examining new ways to crack down on the enduring phenomenon of under-the-table payments, or “fakelakia,” for treatment at public hospitals, Health Minister Andreas Xanthos…

Ex-health minister says he welcomes probe into hospital corruption
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Ex-health minister says he welcomes probe into hospital corruption

makis - Mar 27, 2017

The vice president of New Democracy, Adonis Georgiadis, said on Monday that he “welcomed” an investigation into corruption at the Henry Dunant Hospital in Athens. The probe…

Staff at Greek capital’s Sotiria Hospital issue plea for help
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Staff at Greek capital’s Sotiria Hospital issue plea for help

makis - Mar 17, 2017

Staff at the Sotiria Hospital, one of the Greek capital’s biggest public healthcare facilities, issued a distress signal on Friday, writing a memo with their complaints and…

Court rules hospital chiefs’ dismissal was not justified
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Court rules hospital chiefs’ dismissal was not justified

makis - Mar 09, 2017

In a ruling made public on Thursday, the Council of State upheld appeals against decisions by the Health Ministry in 2015 to dismiss directors and managers at…

Greek doctors to stage walkout on Thursday
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Greek doctors to stage walkout on Thursday

makis - Mar 01, 2017

State hospitals will be operating on skeleton staffs on Thursday as doctors walk off the job in protest at a new batch of planned changes to the…

Hospital workers file lawsuit over government ‘pogrom’
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Hospital workers file lawsuit over government ‘pogrom’

makis - Feb 24, 2017

After accusing the government of a “pogrom” this week, the Panhellenic Federation of Public Hospital Workers (POEDIN) filed a lawsuit on Friday at the Supreme Court against…

Kammenos hospital trip ‘not due to Alpine skiing fall’
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Kammenos hospital trip ‘not due to Alpine skiing fall’

makis - Jan 03, 2017

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos, who is also leader of right-wing Independent Greeks, was admitted to a military hospital on Tuesday for treatment to a shoulder problem that…

Zakynthos surgeries shut down after fatal hospital infection
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Zakynthos surgeries shut down after fatal hospital infection

makis - Dec 05, 2016

A 41-year-old woman died due to multiple organ failure caused by a hospital infection, following a procedure at the hospital of Zakynthos. The 41-year-old patient was rushed…

Former hospital director found guilty over 25,000-euro bribe
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Former hospital director found guilty over 25,000-euro bribe

makis - Apr 12, 2016

An Athens criminal court on Tuesday convicted the former president of the Aglaia Kyriakou Children’s Hospital to an eight-year suspended sentence and a fine of 40,300 euros…

Immigration Minister Mouzalas admitted to Athens hospital
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Immigration Minister Mouzalas admitted to Athens hospital

makis - Apr 04, 2016

Greek Immigration Minister John Mouzalas was urgently admitted to hospital Monay morning after feeling intense pain. He is currently under medical supervision at a hospital in Attica…

Hospital employees preparing for new strike actions and protests
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Hospital employees preparing for new strike actions and protests

Panos - Feb 10, 2016

The nationwide federation of public hospital employees (POEDIN) is preparing for new strike actions over a number of financial and institutional demands in relation to their sector.…

Hospital employees demonstrating outside Finance Ministry
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Hospital employees demonstrating outside Finance Ministry

makis - Jan 26, 2016

he nationwide federation of public hospital employees (POEDIN) has staged at demonstration outside the Ministry of Finances over the government plans on pension reforms. According to the…