The CUP's parliamentary group submitted to the Catalan Parliament a set of questions about the current situation of hospitals. According to them, there is saturation in emergency rooms to the point that “there are ambulances that cannot unload patients.”
The cups indicate that one of these hospitals was the University Hospital of Sant Joan in Reus, and that there were also Pius de Valls and Joan XXIII in Tarragona.
Representative Laia Estrada, on behalf of the parliamentary group, wants to know whether the Ministry of Health considers it acceptable to treat patients in emergency corridors of hospitals, in light of the shortage of hospital beds, if health staff's vacations are covered with alternative staff and whether there are expectations and recruitment of staff. Additional health personnel to deal with the seasonal influenza epidemic. He also asked what number of beds were closed in each hospital in the general coverage network at the beginning of the Christmas holiday, and what percentage of the total beds in each hospital. Finally, he wants to know how the Ministry of Health plans to deal with the growing trend of the epidemic wave of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, which appears to have reached its peak after Rees.
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