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Greece’s Bioethics Commission: “Compulsory Vaccination” only “a last resort”

Greece’s National Bioethics Committee made recommendations on the issue of compulsory vaccination at the request of the Prime Minister. In its report, the Commission proposes a “scalable initiative” approach on the part of the State and characterizes the provision for “compulsory vaccination” as the “last resort” under certain conditions and …

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Doctors, nurses sing carols for Covid-19 patients in Greek hospitals (videos)

Doctors and nurses with music skills sang the Christmas carols to patients in Covid-19 designated hospitals, in a small but heart-warming action to bring a little joy to those isolated in wards, away from their beloved ones. In Papanikolaou hospital in Thessaloniki interns and nurses sang outside the wards’ windows …

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Ten nurses from Crete voluntarily go to Thessaloniki to help against Covid-19

Ten nurses from hospitals in Crete will voluntarily go to Thessaloniki to help their colleagues in the battle against the Covid-19. The nurses are specialized in Intensive Care Units. Nurses Vassiliki, Olympia, Euangelia, Artemis, Katerina, Malamatina, Efrosyni, Anthi, Chrysoula and Penelope will start working at “Ippokrateio” hospital tomorrow, Thursday. Two …

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Firefighters show their gratitude to doctors, nurses fighting Coronavirus (video)

Members of the fire brigades in Thessaloniki lined up their vehicles outside the designated hospital AHEPA, turn emergency lights and horns on and started to applaud the doctors and the nursing staff fighting the coronavirus. The impressive gratitude went on and on until doctors and nurses came out and applauded …

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Coronavirus: Front-line healthworkers in Kozani hospital send inspiring messages

The public general hospital in Kozani, West Macedonia, is in the heart of the fight against the coronavirus, as the region has been severely affected by the pandemic and has a sad deaths record. In the general hospital Mamatsio, it is not locals infected with COVID-19 hospitalized there but also …

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Greece Hospitals: 300 medical staff in house isolation, 47 tested positive

Dozens of doctors and nurses working in Greece’s public hospitals have been tested positive on coronavirus and some 300 members of medical staff across the country are in home isolation, unions of hospital workers POEDIN said also on Wednesday. “We are decimated, if masks do not come, there will be …

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Greeks clap in gratitude to doctors and nurses against the coronavirus

Following the example of Spain, Greeks came out in their balconies at 9:00 p.m. Sunday and clapped in gratitude to doctors and nurses fighting the coronavirus in the country’s hospitals. The call to action was supported by the wife of the Prime Minister, something that sparked also anger especial among …

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Greece to recruit 10,000 doctors and health staff with 1:1 scheme

For the first time after the Greek crisis and the bailout agreements, the government will implement the scheme 1:1 in order to strengthen staff in the country’s health system. The scheme 1 recruitment  : 1 departure/retirement was abolished by the lenders’ first bailout of 2010 and replaced with 1:5 scheme …

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Greek Police investigates whether cancer patients received less medication by members of cancer drugs mafia

For the cancer drugs mafia life did not matter: two nurses in a big public hospital in Athens would give to patients a smaller dose of medication than needed and they would forward the rest of the quantity to the other members of the criminal cancer drugs gang. “Imagine three …

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1,700 Greek doctors work in UK’s NHS, number doubled during economic crisis

The number of Greek doctors who work in the United Kingdom has doubled since the beginning of the economic crisis in 2009. 1,700 of doctors working in UK’s National Health System were born in Greece, overwhelming majority of them has also studied in Greece. They hold the second place among …

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