This morning the mayor of Mazarrón, Francisco Blaya, together with the council Health and Infrastructure, Concepción Ballesta and José Antonio Román, respectively, visited the evolution of work on the new Health Centre in Puerto de Mazarrón.
The center aims to meet the welfare needs of the stable population, set at 18,000 inhabitants and visitors who come to the town during the holiday period, tripling its population in summer.
The building, built on a plot of 4,000 square meters of land transferred by the town to the Autonomous Mazarron is located in the environment of streets Sierra del Algarrobo, Sierra del Carche and Mulberry.
The center has an area of 2,995 meters squares, divided into two floors, which are distributed nine family medicine clinics, three of Pediatrics, nine nurses, one of dentistry, a dental hygienist, plus an antenatal clinic , an office for the social worker and fourteen lounges modules.
Also, the center will be equipped with area mental health consultation psychiatry and psychology hall and area of exercise therapy with therapist consultation.
The center will house a separate area dedicated to displaced service for tourists visiting the town during the summer, an area with wide latitude to ensure the welfare of the beneficiaries of this service.
Undoubtedly, the most significant novelty is that for the first time the municipality will have a mental health area, including a psychiatrist and a psychologist who will cater to the demand specialized form of this group.
Minor surgical interventions and fitting for any movement in wheelchairs and stretchers are some of the facilities, which will host what has been called as a day hospital, which also ensure a higher quality health service for all citizens.
Francisco Blaya announced during the meeting with the media that the work of the Health Center of Puerto de Mazarrón, undertaken by General Group will be finished before the end of the year, with the lead time until April 2009.
In addition, the Optional Group Director General, Javier Garcia Zapata, knowing such actions, described the new health center as "one of the best are there in the Region of Murcia, which plays a key role its multiple breakthroughs. "
Proof of this is that these modern facilities are equipped with the latest technology such as roof top which is covered by solar panels that help save energy.
A leisure area for children to entertain children and a nursing room and a diaper change are some of the most cutting-edge facility that will improve, no doubt, the citizens visit the Health Center.
The Medical Coordinator, Isabel Cáceres, pointed out that health personnel be increased by one doctor, a psychologist, a psychiatrist, a midwife and administrative staff, which cover health needs.
Once completed the works of the new Health Centre, staff will be located in this new space and will be available before the City Council to unify the municipal offices.
The investment of the construction of the new Health Centre Puerto de Mazarrón is nearly 4 million euros, financed entirely by the Autonomous Community of Murcia.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón