Villa El Salvador Emergency Hospital restarts non-covid-19 face-to-face care | News
The Hospital de Emergencias Villa El Salvador has given priority to the specialties of gynecology, neonatology, general surgery, pediatrics, cardiology, internal medicine, endocrinology, infectology, pulmonology and anesthesiology. ANDINA / Minsa
After 19 months of concentrating its operations on the exclusive care of patients affected by covid-19, the Villa El Salvador Emergency Hospital (HEVES) of the Ministry of Health (Minsa) announced the resumption of its face-to-face care for non-covid-19 patients. 19.
The reopening is done through the initiative, Plan Reencuentro, which will prioritize emergency patientsa, hospitalization, continuing chronic patients and with communicable diseases, informed the executive director of HEVES, Carlos Durand.
The reopening will begin with a white march starting today, Wednesday, November 3, in which patients with urgent need for face-to-face consultations will be attended, he said.
“For the moment, users will not have to carry out any procedure, but the hospital itself will select the prioritized patients with whom they will communicate by phone to inform them of their appointment,” he said.
The HEVES has already been coordinating with the first level of care to accept referred patients by the prioritized specialties, said the official.
To carry out these attentions, the hospital has arranged differentiated spaces that guarantee the safety of patients and workers.
You have planned a restricted capacity and patients will only be admitted if they comply with the necessary biosafety measures and if they have a prior appointment.
“The pandemic has restricted us a lot, but we believe that it is time to open our face-to-face services and begin to reduce the care gap that exists in our non-covid-19 patients. From the hospital we are committed to giving the best for our patients, and to comply with the protocols and the safety of all ”, added Durand.
In this first stage attention has been prioritized by gynecology, neonatology specialties, general surgery, pediatrics, cardiology, internal medicine, endocrinology, infectology, pulmonology and anesthesiology.
In addition, the offer includes minor outpatient procedures related to trauma, cardiology and surgery services. These specialties are those with the highest demand and risk of complications according to their care records.
In the coming months, the opening of more specialties with great demand and are a necessity for the population is planned.
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Posted on: 11/3/2021
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