The mayor of Mazarrón, Gaspar Miras, attended yesterday the signing of the Health Coordination Protocol in the Care of People with Serious Mental Disorder and / or Drug Dependence that took place in the auditorium of the General University Hospital Santa María del Rosell de Cartagena .
The initiative serves to create a multidisciplinary mental and drug patient care structure in Area II of Health, with the sum of the knowledge and resources of the health specialists of the Murcia Health Service (SMS) and social and health resources of the Town Halls and the entities that work in favor of this type of patients.
Mayor Gaspar Miras, who traveled accompanied by two municipal technicians from the Social Services area, has described the plan as "very helpful and important for our municipality as it will allow better coordination of regional and local administrations in the care provided to the sick with these pathologies. "
The mayor has also wanted to highlight "the good predisposition that we have found in the professionals who will mark and act within the protocol, who are aware of the need to address this plan from joint and regulated work."
In this sense, Gaspar Miras transferred to those responsible for it that "in the Health Center of Puerto de Mazarrón we have some dependencies specifically aimed at these patients that are not being used, so the work is already started in this regard and only we should have regular assistance from SMS professionals. "
Together with the mayor of Mazarrón, the deputy mayor of Cartagena, Noelia Arroyo, the mayor of Fuente Álamo, Juana María Martínez, and the councilor for Health of La Unión, Ana María Rodríguez, also signed the protocol.
municipalities belonging to the Health Area II (Cartagena).
The firm also had the assistance of the managing director of the aforementioned hospital, José Carlos López, the general director of Healthcare of the Region of Murcia, Inmaculada Barceló, the deputy general director of people with disabilities of the Murciano Institute of Social Action, Leopoldo Olmo, and the general director of Planning, Research, Pharmacy and Citizen Services, María Teresa Martínez;
as well as representatives and members of the entities EAPN (Network to Fight against Poverty in the Region of Murcia), FEAFES (Federation of Mental Health Entities) and UMAD (Unit of Murcia Entities for Drug Dependent Care).
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón