The lack of staff from Valencian health of Ximo Puig it gives rise to situations that are difficult to imagine anywhere else. An example of this is the small municipality of Currants (Castellón), where patients who want a prior appointment with the doctor must go to the aforementioned office and sign up by hand, with a pen, on a paper list which is on a table located in the reception area.
Something unimaginable in other municipalities and in other territories, but which is the order of the day in the case of Ribesalbes. And this, because the aforementioned center Lacks an administrative assistant since last summer the Ministry of Health decided to transfer to Vall d’Uxó the one initially approved for Ribesalbes. And there he stayed.
Ribesalbes is a small municipality with 1,159 inhabitants. And therefore, of those same SIP cards. It is located in the Plana Baja region, in Castellón. It has an office, which is staffed by a doctor and a nurse. Nevertheless, this endowment is not sufficient and suffers serious problems derived from the lack of the administrative assistant with which he was endowed in his day, as has also been denounced by the Independent Central Union of Officials (CSIF).
The administrative assistant position in this municipality was created in July 2022. And its objective was for there to be someone to make an appointment for the doctor and Nursing. But also to carry out bureaucratic tasks and offer information to users. However, that square was taken to Vall d’Uxo, despite the fact that it was created “exclusively” for Ribesalbes, according to CSIF. Where also, when the doctor or nurse have to attend a call at home, the center has to close.
Therefore, neither professionals can adequately organize their schedules nor do patients receive proper health care. The union has demanded that the resources granted to Ribesalbes not be removed. Why “an office should not be allowed to exist without admitting staff».
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