Has austerity brought Europe to the brink of a health disaster?

@article{Arie2013HasAB,
  title={Has austerity brought Europe to the brink of a health disaster?},
  author={Sophie Arie},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2013},
  volume={346},
  pages={f3773}
}
In April this year, the suicide of a couple of Italian pensioners hit by austerity measures and struggling with bills and debts caused a national outburst of grief and anger. Romeo Dionisi, a 63 year old former builder, lost his job when the company he worked for shut down and then could not start drawing his pension because the retirement age was raised by… CONTINUE READING