Government determined to push through hospital reforms in pre-election legislative sprint

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Health, Legislation, New Democracy, Parliament, SYRIZA
Photo by Alex Proimos via Flickr
Photo by Alex Proimos via Flickr

Hospital doctors and healthcare staff are striking over the latest raft of healthcare reforms tabled by the government. The New Democracy administration shows no signs of wavering on the unpopular legislation, keen to demonstrate in the final months of its term that it is delivering on its pledges.

The government argues that draft legislation giving doctors more options to work both in the public and private health sector will address staffing shortages in public hospitals, but critics from across the medical and healthcare professions are warning...

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