This morning, the mayor of Campos del Río, María José Pérez Cerón, accompanied by the Health Minister, Isabel Cortés Sánchez, met with the Managing Director of the Murciano Health Service, Francisco Agulló to discuss different urgent and priority issues for the municipality In health care.
The meeting has served for the mayor to reclaim the operation of the medical emergency service 24 hours in Campos del Rio.
The first edile campera recalled that from this government team we demand to the Ministry of Health this urgent and necessary service in our municipality and to put an immediate solution to this serious situation fulfilling the mandate of the Regional Assembly that is included in the budgets.
Perez Cerón recalled that "the locality is a unit of special isolation because of its geography and distance with the nearest 24 hours service that is located in the municipality of Mula and that camperos and camperas can not spend another day without having this Essential health care service, since the inhabitants of Campos del Río have the right to have the same services and with the same quality as the rest of Murcia "
The mayor of Campos del Rio pointed out to the SMS Manager that camperos have to move to Mula when they need urgent care, and "this is why we ask the Ministry to start an ambulance 24 hours that facilitate the transfers and minimize the reaction times to medical emergencies in the municipality that is a point of special isolation so it is essential to have this service and more taking into account the distance to which the hamlet of Los Rodeos of the health center of the municipality and where approximately 200 people reside. "Pérez Cerón argued that" the majority of the population of Campos del Río has a fairly high average age, To have fast, efficient and quality health care to give our neighbors security, tranquility and guarantee during the 24 hours.
Another important question raised by the mayor at the meeting was the extension of the days of consultation of the specialty of pediatrics in the locality that until now is two days a week with three hours a day.
The mayor asked that this service be extended to five days a week to meet the needs of the 300 children residing in the locality.
Pérez Cerón ended his statements hoping that "from the Ministry are sensitive to these requests and put a solution to them as they are within their competence and is a right of all campesinos and farms" and acknowledged the interest shown by the SMS Managing Director At the meeting this morning, which promised to study these petitions raised by the mayor.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Campos del Río