There are seven family physicians, two pediatricians, six nurses, four aides and a security guard throughout the year, as well as four more doctors to service during the summer months
The president of the Community, Ramón Luis Valcárcel, today inaugurated the premises of the new Health Centre of Puerto de Mazarrón, in whose construction the regional government has invested a total of 4.5 million euros.
The head of Murcia, accompanied by the Minister of Health, María Ángeles Palacios, and the local mayor, Francisco Blaya, toured the new health facilities, which bear the name of the pediatrician Maria Angeles Alonso, who served for 15 years the two health centers Mazarron
The building occupies a total of 3,000 square meters, located between the streets of Sierra del Algarrobo, Sierra del Carche and the Brunettes, and integrates two areas of care, one to serve the population of the area and another to serve the seasonal population moving to town in the summer.
In this way, the president said, "provides assistance to a stable population of 18,000, as well as seasonal as well as meet future health care demands by the population growth in the coming years."
The center has seven family physicians, two pediatricians, six nurses, four aides and a custodian, in addition to having four more physicians, one pediatrician and a nurse, to service during the summer months due to large influx of holidaymakers to cover the services of afternoon and evening.
Besides increasing the number of staff, the center adds new features, such as dental services and dental hygienist, physical and mental health.
Three pediatric outpatient clinics, two nursing and nursing room
The building has two floors that are distributed nine family medicine clinics and seven nursing the children's area, with three pediatric outpatient clinics, nursing two children, a midwife and lactation room, and a query Physical therapy and exercise therapy room.
It also offers consulting dentist and a dental hygienist, while the mental health area has been equipped with units for psychiatry, psychology, nursing and group therapy room.
The new Health Centre Puerto de Mazarrón is also endowed with the necessary spaces for actions of promotion and health education aimed at the population, and includes a computer network that allows the use of computerized medical records and connection other healthcare facilities.
At facilities also may carry out staff training.
At Puerto de Mazarrón corresponds the basic health area number 82, belonging to the Health Area II of Cartagena.
The town also has a second health center, the de Mazarrón, and two primary care clinics, Canadian and the Majada Gallego.