The Bucharest Hospital Administration accuses a “deep crisis” in health: “The medical system, on the verge of collapse. Drastic cuts in hospital funds are putting the lives of patients at risk.”

The Bucharest Hospital Administration accuses a “deep crisis” in health: “The medical system, on the verge of collapse. Drastic cuts in hospital funds are putting the lives of patients at risk.”

​The Administration of Hospitals and Medical Services of Bucharest (ASSMB) warns of the “deep crisis of the health system, caused by the current policies of the Government”. According to representatives of the ASSMB, “recent legislative measures have brought the medical system to the brink of collapse, because of the decisions taken and in disregard of the health crisis, by drastically cutting hospital funds, thus endangering the lives of patients.

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The hospitals of the capital, under the administration of the ASSMB, are facing critical situations and the consequences are alarming, accuses the Bucharest Hospital Administration, which affirms that “the situation has worsened with the protest of the employees of the CNAS”.

Examples provided by the ASSMB:

  • At Colțea Clinical Hospital, the bill payment schedule for purchased cytostatics has been delayed, endangering the lives of patients who depend on these life-saving treatments.
  • At TBC Foişor Orthopedics, Traumatology and Osteoarticulation Hospital, the unstable financing of the National Orthopedics Program hampers the design and programming of the hospital’s implantology activity and creates pressure of from patients and authorities. The hospital needs a permanent stock of endoproteins, worth around 12 million lei, to be able to carry out its activity without interruption.
  • At the “Dr. Victor Gomoiu” children’s hospital, the lack of funds to pay salaries and utility bills endangers the entire activity of the hospital, directly affecting the care of children.

“These are just a few examples of the difficult situations hospitals are facing these days. The uncertainty over how they will manage financial resources in the coming months is heightened by the spending reduction order, which endangers the health of patients and the operation of hospitals due to the lack of financial resources. , affirm the representatives of the ASSMB.

“Recently, the management of the ASSMB and the managers of the 19 hospitals in the capital administered by the Bucharest City Hall, through the ASSMB, sent a joint memorandum to the Government, with the request to execute . The ASSMB calls on the Government to pay particular attention to these aspects and to urgently find solutions to avoid the collapse of the medical system and protect the life and health of citizens,” say representatives of the Hospital Administration. from Bucharest.

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