The Minister of Health, Julio García Comesana, has assured this Saturday that he respects the resignation of the head of internal medicine of the Santiago and Barbanza health region, Antonio Pozé, and claimed that Xunta is “to strengthen the internal medical units”. Works” .
To this end the councilor has indicated that the area’s management has held related meetings “before and after” to work on finding a solution.
In any case, in statements made to the media during a visit to the new ICU of Santiago Hospital, he recognized that one of the priorities of the Galician government is to cover regional hospitals and, as he explained, “this could be the situation.” The origin of the problem of the Compostalan complex “and others”.
Along the same lines, García Comesana has defended that Sanidad agreed measures with the service chiefs such as “delaying the progress of the OPE so that local people have sufficient space” and indicated that they were working on other measures. There are such as “strengthening internal medicine units with residents who conclude contracts during these days”.
On the other hand, when asked about the status of the parking problem at the Clinical Hospital in Compostela, García Comesana admitted that it is “complicated because it is a hospital with a large reference population and has a lot of traffic concentrated in a few hours”. .
Despite this, he insisted that Xunta “will continue to work hand-in-hand with the city council to find solutions not only for parking, but also for general mobility in the area”.
He also pointed out that public transport should be “a fundamental element” of access to the Compostela Hospital complex.