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“You have to keep fighting”: maintaining healthcare services and professionalism on the frontline of austerity in Greece

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Background Greece has been severely affected by the 2008 global economic crisis and its health system was, and still is, among the national institutions most shaped by its effects. Methods In 2014, this qualitative study examined these changes through in-depth interviews with 22 frontline healthcare professionals in five different locations in mainland Greece. These interviews with nurses, doctors and pharmacists explored perceptions of austerity and how ide... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12939-016-0407-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Subgroup:
Population Health
ORCID:
0000-0001-9344-3297
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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International Journal for Equity in Health Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 118
Publication date:
2016-07-26
Acceptance date:
2016-07-17
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ISSN:
1475-9276
Pubs id:
pubs:636433
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uri:a485114d-97a7-4424-8a3b-4d1162fcc8fa
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