Economic crisis has increased the patients in hospitals

Most of Greeks can’t afford to pay for a visit in a doctor.

Economic crisis has increased the patients in hospitals by 10% to 15%, according to a data survey of Chania Hospital, presented at the 2nd Meeting for Emergency Medical Situations in Megalo Arsenali.

Ministry of Health announced that more than 6 mil people have visited Emergency Department of all Greek Hospitals for 2013.

In Chania Hospital Emergency Dpt are coming more than 250 people every day, meanwhile in Heraklion Hospital  people reach 500 to 600.

Almost 30.000 people have gone to Chania Hospital Emergency Dpt this summer, according to Dr. Stelios Kastrinakis, increased by 25% to 30% compared to 2013.

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