Minister of Health of the Community of Madrid, Enrique Ruiz Escudero has insisted this Friday that the regional government cannot legally cancel OPE 2018-2019 with a view to liberalize more 3,500 medical posts and as requested by other physicians in Madrid Doctors Platform why non-definite FEAs from Madrid.
“What these doctors are asking specifically, some OPE posts, is to abandon this process and apply temporary legislation, but the Superior Court of Justice of Madrid has issued a ruling that is very explanatory and that doesn’t let us“, insisted the head of Madrid Health.
In any case, he pointed to the Directorate General of Human Resources Madrid Health Services (Sermas) is studying the claims “always in line of progress” presented by the Forum of Non-Permanent Physicians and Other Practitioners (FEAS) of the Community of Madrid, which brings together some 3,600 of these professionals. Madrid Health Services (Sarmas) and it has called for an indefinite strike on Tuesdays and Thursdays in May to demand a solution to the “abuse of temporaryism”, which affects 53.9 per cent of these professionals.
Following the opening of the VII Congress of Interventional Bronchology and Pulmonology and the XXVII National Congress of the Spanish Association of Respiratory Endoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology, the Minister recalled that employment stabilization processes are underway to create approximately 40,000 permanent positions in the Community of Madrid. Madrid Health Service (Sermas) by the end of 2024.
The limits of temporality in the health system
In this way, the permanent workforce will represent 92 percent on that date, complying with the 8 percent temporary period stipulated in Law 20/2021 on immediate measures to reduce temporary employment in public employment. in particular, is about 9,000 places according to take 20/2021 and another 31,000 OPEs which are under various stages of development in Sarmas.
Madrid’s health minister has insisted that the ministry has at all times maintained “a very fluid dialogue” with non-permanent medical experts and recalled once again that monitoring of the strike is “decreasing”. “Negotiations with the ministry are open”, in any case that has been decided.
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