'Desperate state' of Greek medical facilities blamed for death of UK tourist

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Greek hospital workers’ union raises alarm after death of Vivienne Taylor, 74, on island of Kalymnos earlier this month

The death of a British tourist on a Greek island has been blamed on the “desperate state” of medical facilities in Greece that pose a serious risk to tourists in need of emergency healthcare, the country’s union of hospital employees has warned.

The union said holidaymakers face the danger of doctors struggling with shortages, raising the alarm after the death of Vivienne Taylor, 74, on an island earlier this month.

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