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Health ministry to activate complain mechanism if “personal doctor” asks for payment

Greece’s Health Ministry will activate a mechanism where citizens can file a complaint if the “personal doctor” asks to be paid. The  complaint mechanism aims to ensure that citizens do not pay for visits in a system that is free of charge for  patients. The “personal doctor” is an institution …

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President’s message on 25. March: Personal responsibility and solidarity are the new patriotism

“In 1821 Greeks fought the Ottoman Turks as their enemy, but today they fight against the coronavirus pandemic,” President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou said on Tuesday on the occasion of the Independence Day 25. March. She called on Greek people to “overcome individualism and stay home for the …

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Doctor in Mani wins WONCA 2019 Europe Award of Excellence in Health Care

Dr Anargiros Mariolis, director of the Areopoli Health Center in Mani, is the winner of the WONCA Europe Award of Excellence in Health Care for 2019. The 5-Star Doctor is an award to doctors, who in the opinion of the WONCA Council, have made a significant impact on the health …

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repost: ERT solidarity letter from Portugal, signed by 78 personalities – incl ex president

KTG re-posts the “ERT solidarity letter signed by 78 personalities from Portugal” – incl a former president of the country -, after several people complained they could not open to read the post and got error message “Page not Found”.  LTG hopes it will work now. original post on June …

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Ex Health Minister, Cardiology Professor Kremastinos dies of COVID-19

Former health minister and cardiology professor, Dimitris Kremastinos, died on Friday morning following an infection with coronavirus. He was 78 years old. Kremastinos had been admitted into  Evangelismos hospital in Athens with medical complications related to Covid-19 on March 26. He was in the intensive care unit ever since. He …

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Body of missing German mountain climber found on Crete

The body of a missing German mountain climber was recovered from the Vorizia gorge on the island of Crete on Thursday, The 53-year-old man pn vacations on Crete went missing on September 2 Firefighters and police were alerted on Thursday after a body, believed to be that of the missing …

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Greece lifts one more Covid-measure: No more teleworking for public service, public can…

Greece’s public administration is lifting the measure of teleworking for state employees and citizens will be able to access the public services again, even without previous appointment. According to a circular issued by the Interior Ministry, public services will be fully operational with the personal presence of all the staff …

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Caroline Crouch murder trial: Defendant states “married and widower”

Wearing a bulletproof vest and his handcuffed hands on his back, Babis Anagnostopoulos crossed the door of the Mixed Jury Court of Athens short before 8:30 Friday morning. The trial for the murder of his 20-year-old wife Caroline Crouch, a UK national, started almost a year after the heinous murder …

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Medea of Patras remanded custody; investigation orders exhumation of child, ex landlord

The 33-year-old mother charged with the premeditated murder of one of her three daughters was remanded custody and was taken back to prison after she testified for over nine hours before the investigating magistrate and the prosecutor on Monday. Investigation continues at multiple levels including the deaths of the two …

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Ex President Christos Sartzetakis dies at 92; known for investigating murder of MP Lambrakis

Former Greek president Christos Sartzetakis passed away at the age of 92 after long hospitalization. He was widely known for rigorously investigating the 1963 murder of left-wing MP Grigoris Lambrakis by right-wing extremists. Sartzetakis had been treated for pneumonia in the intensive care unit of Laiko General Hospital since December …

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ICU for VIP: Health minister refers Hospital Workers Unionist to prosecutor

Greece’s health minister Thanos Plevris said early Thursday morning that he will refer the president of hospital workers union (POEDIN) to the prosecutor for the claims that public hospitals reserve beds in Intensive Care Units exclusively for Covid-patients who are Very Important Persons. Short time later, state broadcaster ERT reported …

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VIP-ICU: Hospital workers accuse Greek gov’t of reserving ICUs beds for V.I.P.

Hospital workers in Greece accused the conservative government on Wednesday of reserving Intensive Care Units (ICU) beds for “Vre Important Patients”, Greeks now call VIP-ICU. The allegations come as over 100 intubated patients are been “treated” outside ICUs in hospitals across the country. President of Hospital Workers Federation (POEDIN). Michalis …

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