A white tide of some 11000 people has marched this Sunday in Salamanca to defend public health from the mismanagement of the Junta de Castilla y León and the privatization of services.
The protest convened by the Salamanca Platform for the Defense of Public Health started at 12 noon from the Virgen de la Vega Hospital with banners that included slogans such as Health is all of us here there is no one left over here it is There is a lack of people and Salamanca for public health.
The march has brought together 11000 people as reported to EFE by the Government Sub-delegation in Salamanca on a sunny but very cold morning and has taken place in a demanding but calm environment without incidents.
Among the most repeated chants have been heard: Public Health Public Health and Ea ea, 一統徵信詐欺 ea Mañueco makes us angry, 一統徵信詐欺 alluding to the president of the Board Alfonso Fernández Mañueco.
In the demonstration, 一統徵信詐欺 white coats of doctors have been seen and also T-shirts with the phrase Health for all for all. In Béjar some 2750 people have taken to the streets with the same messages according to the Government Sub-delegation.
The PSOE of Salamanca has supported the call as well as the formations Más País Castilla y León and España Vaciada Salamanca.
Collapse of emergenciesHealth care in Salamanca has been falling month by month while a hospital is inaugurated with hype and planting that is by the way eight years late and lacks a building explained Diego Cuesta the spokesman for the Platform in reference to the inauguration this month of the new building of the University Hospital of Salamanca by King Felipe VI. One of the health problems most denounced by associations and citizens in Salamanca is the collapse of the emergencies due in part to the fact that to go to the family doctor they sometimes make an appointment with up to a week or fifteen days, 一統徵信詐欺 as indicated by Cuesta. We continue to have the longest waiting lists in Castilla y León both in interventions and in diagnostic tests he pointed out to add that there are deficient staff in all professional categories of the hospital. The white tide has called for the demonstration with slogans such as We have plenty of reasons and also Defend your health. Among these reasons are abandoned primary care and the privatization of services. In rural health we see that in many cases between 40% and 60% of the workforce is missing. And in general, 一統徵信詐欺 we also suffer the flight of professionals to other provinces and other communities Cuesta has indicated.