the decision of The president of the Xunta, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, to close the area of maternity of the regional hospital of Verín (Ourense), by appealing to the low birth rate “subtracts expertise to gynecologists” puts the leader gallego increasingly against the ropes. Nuria Magellan, a nurse at the Point-of-Care Continuous (PAC) of the municipality ourensano of A Gudiña and a councillor of the PP in that City, gave birth yesterday in the birthing hospital of Verín that their leader autonomous closed. As in other two previous occasions since he ordered derive all of the deliveries to Ourense, the gynecologists of the guard appreciated that a pregnant woman would give birth on the road if not attended in Verín.
The woman was in week 38 of the pregnancy and went in the morning to a routine control at the district hospital, reference for more than 30,000 inhabitants of this and other municipalities of the environment. On examination, the gynecologist noted that the pregnant woman, mother of four other children, had a dilated seven centimeters and ruled out the transfer to the Complexo Hospitalario Universitario de Ourense (CHUO), which is an hour away.
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The gynaecologist asked the CHUO that sent him to a pediatrician to attend to the neonate. As on the last occasion, this came after that were to happen the delivery, according to hospital sources. By then, mother and son were perfectly. The mayor of A Gudiña and head of rows of Magellan in the town Hall, Guillermo Lake, showed right away the joy for the birth, and your upset by the political decision of the leader in autonomous communities of their own party.
The experience that he has had to live with your city council member has restated the ruler popular in the conviction —shared and disclosed since December for all the PP ourensano, headed by the provincial president, José Manuel Baltar— that we had not to close the birthing of Verín, but equip it with pediatricians.
The rebellion is kept, in fact, active in the province of Ourense, spain from the 30 of November, after knowing the decision of the closure, expectant mothers in the regions affected will lead a mass demonstration. This was followed by a bull run neighborhood, which has now reached 45 consecutive days, on the premises of the hospital de Verín. In the midst of conflict and with the neighbors camped on the side of its clearance, 27 December the director of the district hospital, submitted her resignation. Alleged reasons “strictly personal”. The Government, which by then had already started to pull back, resorted to a medical retired in 2017, Guillermina Agulla, for sustitituirlo.
The councillor of the PP has become the third woman to nature —and the decision of the medical— has led to disobey the order of the galician Government. The first delivery against the Government's decision to Feijóo occurred twelve days after the Service Galego de Saúde (Sergas) decreed the closure of the birthing verinense. The head of Gynaecology, Javier Castrillo, called the judge on duty to report that if I sent it to Ourense, pariría on the way assuming risks. You have opted to “preserve the greater good” and attended the woman in childbirth in the district hospital. 22 days after she was born another baby in the closure of birthing. The mother signed a written statement expressing his refusal to be transferred to the province of Ourense. The delivery was so quick that neither had time to reach a pediatrician in Ourense.Updated Date: 15 January 2020, 03:00