The interim chair of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), Marcel Ciolacu, stated on Tuesday that hospitals must be urgently reopened in conditions of safety for chronic patients, schools must be prepared to resume classes in the fall, and Parliament must be a dialogue partner for local authorities, regardless of political colour.
The Ombudsman announced on Friday having requested the Ministry of Health to urgently regulate the situation of admissions to and surgeries at COVID-19 support hospitals.
The Coalition of Romania's Chronically Ill Patient Organisations (COPAC) is sounding the alarm that only emergencies are still admitted to hospitals, calling on the Ministry of Health to take urgent measures "to stop patients' rights being violated." "The Coalition of Romania's Chronically Ill Patient Organisations is sounding the alarm over the continuing situation of patients' rights being vi
Health Minister Nelu Tataru said that as the coronavirus pandemic is controllable at this moment, the COVID-support hospitals will resume their pre-outbreak activity once the number of patients lessens and after the public health directorates conduct an analysis of the situation. "The pandemic is controllable at the moment, but thanks to our cooperation with the population.
I was reading a great report in a leading American newspaper about the problems faced by people working in the US health system when the coronavirus pandemic hit the country. I was struck by the account of a nurse who was describing her horror at the sight of patients lying on beds in the corridors.