Greek hospital doctors protest working conditions


The Federation of Greek Hospital Doctors’ Unions (OENGE) has filed a legal notice to the Health Ministry over not being able to take the days off from work they are entitled to and the amount of overtime they are forced to put in.

In scathing remarks, the federation said doctors were denied leave on a variety of pretenses.

It  and cited a European court “condemnation” of Greece in December 2015 over the country’s nonadherence to the limit of 48 working hours per week for doctors and failure to establish a minimum rest period.