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Almost two months after the announcement with great pomp of the construction of one emergency structure with “100 beds between intensive and sub-intensive therapy”, with the visit of Guido Bertolaso to sign (without handshakes) the agreement with the governor Luca Ceriscioli, the Covid Hospital of Civitanova Marche “this week will welcome the first patients“, Assures the Region. To cure them, however, the unions of doctors and nurses denounce, they will be “looted colleagues from other hospitals “, even if” the structure is destined to close, like that of Milan “. The single regional health authority, in fact, with a letter sent on Friday to the directors of the vast areas and human resources, viewed by Ilfattoquotidiano.it, asked staff for Covid Hospital, which will start from one 28 bed base (14 of intensive care and 14 of sub-intensive) e 96 employees. Doctors, nurses and technicians who, according to the law, will have to be chosen by the individual Vast Areas, “favoring voluntary membership”, and therefore with additional shifts in addition to those already carried out in their hospitals, or, in fact, removing them from their departments, “adopting rotation and alternation criteria for minimum periods of one month”. To give free rein to the request of the Asur a resolution of the Region’s junta, the 523 of last May 5: “The medical staff – it is written – will come proportionally from endowments of human resources of the various Bodies, in line with the ministerial provisions relating to the management of the various stages of the Covid emergency “.
The unions’ complaint: “Never consulted, it is a patch to cover lack of staff” To the letter sent by the Asur management, signed by the doctor Nadia Storti, the inter-union representation of doctors and veterinarians, which includes the abbreviations Fvm, Fassid, Fesmed, Anpo, Cgil, Cisl, Uil and Cimo, and which represents more than 70 percent of the Marches doctors, responded with another letter, sent , among others, also to prefects and the Labor Inspectorate. “There request – he explains Luciano Moretti, secretary of Cimo Marche to Fattoquotidiano.it – is illegitimate and violates the contract rules. It gives no guarantees either from an insurance point of view or from a working one ”. Furthermore, he continues, “we had no information before the Asur email”. By simply moving doctors and nurses, Moretti continues, “you are putting a piece to a situation of lack of staff, removing the hospitals “.
Also missing is the correct definition of Covid Hospital itself, which, they denounce, “cannot be that of ‘temporary structure of hospitalization and intensive care organized by intensity of care” since, we read, “legally in the Marche Region this modality of assistance hospital does not exist ”. From the beginning, Moretti explains to Fatto.it, “We said that with the 12 million instead of building something new you could fix the existing, increasing the number of seats, expanding the departments “, he explains, clearly saying his point of view:”The Civitanova facility is slated to close. We could take example from Lombardyinstead there has been lack of vision“. It is difficult, he concludes, to hypothesize that the hospital thought of as temporary can become stable “is not a strategic point, between shops and shopping centers”. The nursing union also shares the same idea, Nursind. “While the hospital at the Fiera di Milano closes, the Fiera Hospital in Civitanova opens, a dichotomy that poses reflections – say from the union – The priority is to hire health workers and renew, expand, the existing resuscitations, some with obsolete material. On the other hand, in existing Reanimations and Intensive Care it is also difficult to obtain routine maintenance “.
The Region goes on with its head down: “Let’s open during the week”. But intensive care is emptying
The unions have obtained a “video call” of confrontation scheduled today, but in the meantime the Region is ready to leave: “Covid Hospital will be open to patients between today and tomorrow (yesterday and today, ed) – says the Councilor for Civil Protection, Angelo Sciapichetti, to ilFatto.it – All Covid patients from other hospitals will arrive there, thus allowing the return to normal functions ”. A “return to normal” considered “difficult” by the unions, however, given that “staff are being removed from the hospitals themselves”. The new structure, in addition to immediately receiving patients, specifies the assessor, will also serve to “to be ready in the event that, but hopefully not, there should be an upsurge ”. The numbers of the Region, for the moment, bode well. According to the latest bulletin, in fact, admissions from Covid in intensive care to date they are “only” 17, while 29 patients are in sub-intensive care. The resuscitation of the Marche Nord hospital, the most affected by the emergency as a result of the Pesaro outbreak, was emptied, with the joy of the operators.
The structure: 27 days to build it and donations for 8 million euros
Funded thanks to 8 million euros of charity, paid on Bank account dell ‘Order of Malta, foundation of which the former head of civil protection belongs Guido Bertolaso, the Covid Hospital of Civitanova was born as “sister project”Of that of the Fiera di Milano. A “model” difficult to put to use, as the results of the Lombard one demonstrate, above all because Covid, as Professor explained Luciano Gattinoni, former scientific director of the Polyclinic of Milan and president of the World Intensive Care Society, a It’s the Winds (Nine), lacks an overview that “gathers all the various skills necessary for Covid”. Over 1200 citizens and businesses that, to date, have contributed to its construction, which ended after more than two months from the announcement of the need for a specific emergency structure, to be “built in 10 days”, and after almost a month from the beginning of the works. Throughout the “project 100”, this is the name on the Region website, it includes 84 places on 5,436 m2 of structure: 42 intensive care and resuscitation beds, divided into 3 autonomous intensive care operating units with 14 beds each, and 3 other operating units of therapy with 42 sub-intensive care beds with adequate systems for intensive care. A solution that, in the immediate term, would have helped to address the shortage of beds, but which now risks the flop.
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