September 18th, marked the inauguration of the renovated 2nd Thoracic Surgery Department of the General Hospital of Nikaia. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation through a grant supported the renovation works and purchase of equipment. The 2nd Thoracic Surgery Department consists of a High Dependency Unit, two recovery chambers, the doctor’s office, the supervisor’s space and a storage space.
The hospital is one of the largest in Athens, specializing in thoracic trauma treatment. It mainly covers the area of Attica but also treats patients from all over the country.