After the resignation of the director of the Medical Service of the Venizeli Hospital, the Ministry of Health announces that “no one and nothing will stop with their actions or omissions, the smooth operation of the Hospital, as decided in the recent meeting, held under the Minister of Health , Michalis Chrysochoidis”.

The announcement states that “the full operation of the surgeries begins on November 1stas it was decided and immediately announced, with fast track procedures, all the specialty doctor positions».

For the Ministry of Health, as pointed out, “priority is the health of the citizens of Heraklion and Crete. The Ministry of Health will not hesitate to take measures within the framework of the Law in order for everyone to perform their legal duties.”

The Director of the Surgical Department, Efthymios Karakostas, is taking on temporary administrative duties.

The official administrator of the hospital, Haris Lydakis sent a letter of resignation today, a few days after assuming his duties.

According to confirmed information from cretapost, Mr. Lydakis, in a letter to the 7th Ministry of Health of Crete, announces his resignation on the occasion of the movement of pathologists from Venizelio to other hospitals on the island.