“Not a doctor.” Given the paucity of health professionals, especially in Aragonese health centres, Aragon’s president Javier Lambon on Thursday has been so blunt. A shortcoming that is exacerbated during the summer and, as the regional leader himself has admitted, is a “structural” and “national” problem that is “not easy to solve”. However, he has described a proposal as “because it seems logical”, “increasing the number of students in the faculties of medicine”, although this solution “will be effective in a few years”.
“There are no restrictions on hiring professionals from a budget point of view, the restriction is a shortage of professionals, which I emphasize, in a problem that turns all of us regional presidents upside down,” said the DGA’s supreme representative. Said, after assuring that “if more professionals are needed, there will be more, as long as they exist”.
The Aragonese leader recalled that the health department is addressing the toilet shortage “in the best possible way” by waiving overtime or by offering hours that are provided by professional volunteers from elsewhere. “Commitment to health is something that the government of Aragon manifests in a daily and credible way”, he defended.
Canfranc and Escarilla’s health services will go to Jaca and Ainsa
In short, this shortage of doctors has been noted at Canfrank and Escarilla Continuous Care Points, who had to close their doors due to shortage of personnel. “The people who have these centers will not be neglected or abandoned in any way,” Lamban said, indicating that it will be the Jaca and Ainsa health centers that “until we can solve the problem, then Survival of professionals”. “The centers have not been neglected or closed down at all,” he said.
Covid-19: «It is imperative to return to measures in the event of an increase in infections»
“The curve is very steep. The infection levels are high at the moment. This is highlighted by the Minister of Health, Sira Repoles, who has recognized that, given the increase in positivity for COVID-19 in the community, “effective and easy measures It is imperative to come back to do it”.
The head of health again mentioned the recommendation to use masks indoors, especially when you are with people at risk. “We are very cautious, we have warned about the need to be extremely careful with the use of masks indoors, especially with the protection of vulnerable people, and isolate ourselves if we have symptoms or are positive. needs to be done,” he insisted.
Repoles emphasizes the commitment to healthcare levels that, although “it is increasing”, continues to be in “moderate figures”. Also, there has been no increase in the number of critically ill patients in the ICU.
Faced with other measures such as communication of casualties or positives electronically to reduce pressure on health centers and primary care aid, the counselor has stated that “that option has not been ruled out”, however, it has guaranteed is that we are in a “complete opposite” situation. “The commitment to primary care does not require us to take extraordinary measures, but we have everything ready so that, if necessary, that happens,” he concluded.