The main medical union in Catalonia, Metges of Catalonia (CM), prepare a great mobilization that he already considers it “impossible” in the face of an “unsustainable” situation of the sanitary system.
The union presented on November 17 at the Parliament 54,344 signatures from citizens calling for improved public health and already alerted then of a possible strike.
The leaders of the union organization will specify this Monday morning the scope and the timetable of this great mobilization.
MC believes that the healthcare system is experiencing a “unprecedented decapitalization“, which puts the continuity of the public service at “a serious risk”, which suffers from “enormous problems” of accessibility and certain “unreachable waiting lists“.
The promise of Health Minister, Manel Balcellincreasing by one billion euros the health items of the next budgets of the Generalitat for 2023, if they are finally approved by Parliament, has not appeased the concern of MC, who continues his desire to organize a mobilization .
Nail demonstration which could coincide with a moment of strong health pressure, during the accession bronchiolitis, flu and covid epidemicswhich highlighted the lack of resources and personnel in the health centres.