Health and Consumer Affairs Minister, Catherine Garciahas inaugurated Expansion of San Juan de Aznalfarache Health Center, in Seville, has progressively included services since its launch last June. After the investiture by the Junta de Andalucia more than 2.5 million euros between work and equipmentalready in the health center Emergency Services, Physiotherapy, Pediatric Consultancy, Dental and Fully Operative Rays,
This incremental reform has endowed the Center with a additional area of about 2,200 square meters distributed mainly In consultation area and physiotherapy gym, radiodiagnosis room, maternal and child education area, pediatric consultation area as a new service, a new dentistry room with newly incorporated radiological equipment and a new emergency area with a higher number of consultations, an observation and treatment area with ample resting places for professionals. In addition, there is space for parking and other common services (warehouses, technical rooms, etc.).
Catalina García highlights that “the investment of more than 2.5 million made in this center means improving its infrastructure, increasing the quality and comfort of health care for the population, making it more efficient and humane, while improving accesswhich is fundamental to us”.
The head of Health and Consumption has informed about this physiotherapy and rehabilitation care This was preceded by the expansion of the center into outlying facilities dependent on the city council, “is now being done inside the centre, thus avoiding displacement of users and is giving a very favorable impetus to the said aid activity”.
For its part, the inclusion of a radiology room “The diagnostic imaging capability available to professionals has increased, Thus patients are avoided to go to the health center of Marina del Aljarafe.As it was done before the expansion, and is thus able to increase the quality of healthcare in the center itself”, García explained.
Others, The primary care emergency service has been moved to the new infrastructure, achieving better access For patients, more comfortable rooms, both for patients and professionals, optimization of humanization of patients and health workers, and more efficient distribution of spaces.
Similarly, the dental unit has expanded its diagnostic and treatment capacity by not only consulting to interview patients but a treatment consultation where you can implement your interventions,
“We have expanded the portfolio of services to this new infrastructure, as the Minor Surgery Service has its own consultation to be able to apply the appropriate treatment“, the counselor continues to emphasize.
On the other hand, the relating to maternal education and the puerperiumwhich is carried out by midwives in the field, has found a more suitable place and has been improved as well as being able to carry out its care activity with more equipment provides pediatric area, large consulting rooms and a waiting room according to With characteristics of the pediatric population much larger and different from adults. In addition, a nurse has been provided to look after the child and adolescent population.
Currently, employees of the San Juan de Aznalfarache Health Center These include 19 doctors, 19 nurses and three paediatricians., Since January 1, the San Juan de Aznalfarache Clinical Management Unit has seven more nursing professionals: Four for child/adolescent care, one nursing professional for parenting counselling, one reference nurse for educational centers and one reinforcement nurse for sufficiency of quota.
Finally, the counselor has highlighted significant increase in investment that the province has experienced in recent years in terms of health, 393% encrypted, García detailed that, between 2011 and 2018, SAS has invested a total of 80.9 million euros in Seville, with an annual average of 10.1 million, while Investments have been 199.3 million euros between 2019 and last year with an average annual investment of 49.8 million,
The head of health and consumption has also mentioned this Investment in infrastructure planned for 2023which is in the province of Seville more than 27 million euros, Among these actions, García cites the improvement of more than 7 million euros to the emergency area, day hospital and economic-administrative area of the Valme University Hospital; the completion of phase 1 and the execution of phase 2 of the Hospital de la Cartuja, for which more than 2 million euros have been reserved; drafting the project for the new Santiponce health center (2.24 million); Drafting of the project for the new Nuestra Señora de los Dolores del Cerro del Águila Health Center (3.1 million); new health center in El Cuervo (1.8 million); the demolition of the old health center and the construction of a new one in Almadén de la Plata (1 million); Adaptation of a municipal building in Pruna for conversion into a health center, which required an investment of more than 342,000 euros.
In the new technology equipment, the establishment of the flagship of health and consumption highlights New proton therapy equipment at Virgen del Rocio Hospital (500,000 euros), the latest generation genomic sequencers (2.6 million) or guided ultrasound equipment (HIFU) for the treatment of tremors (2 million).
The consul added the planned investments to continue the recovery and start-up of the old military hospital, which will involve an investment of 3.2 million euros before the conclusion, “With all the work done so far and all the planned investments in infrastructure and equipment, no one can doubt the commitment of this government and this council to quality public health for the Andalusian people”,