The Secretary of District Health announced that there is a situation of 100% hospital congestion in the Adivanti and El Prado clinics.
The District Health Secretariat described the serious situation faced by several clinics in Santa Marta that declared a functional emergency for having 100% occupancy.
This was announced by Jorge Bernal, head of this district portfolio, who assured in dialogue with EL INFORMADOR that the assistance centers in this situation are the Avidanti and El Prado clinics.
He also denounced that, in recent weeks, shortcomings have been detected in different healthcare centers in which After six in the afternoon, they do not have the services of specialists, a situation that is exacerbated on weekends.
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Bernal also expressed “in a survey that we did last week in the city we found that on Monday there were 685 beds for adults available, on Friday we found that we had between 520 and 530 occupied beds, but on Saturday and Sunday we reached 590 occupied beds; and on Monday again at the beginning of the week we know again that it returns and drops to 520 beds ”.
Likewise, the person in charge of the District’s health, explained “I am finding evidence that visits are not made to patients for the purpose of defining their medical behaviors. The same is happening with drives. intensive care, such as the pediatric unit and the adult units, which are having shortcomings, and this means that we are having hospital congestion.
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