The new Medicine department of the Sant’Agostino hospital in Castiglione del Lago has been inaugurated. The ward, about 220 square meters in total, occupies the first floor of the newly built building, adjacent to the main body of the hospital, where the ground floor will instead the Analysis Laboratory will be transferred shortly.
“This is an important positive sign – underlines the mayor Burico – But attention must be kept high and the Umbria Region and USL must be stimulated for a rapid completion of the works and to speed up the restoration of services. Sant’Agostino hospital is not only the ‘hospital in Castiglione del Lago, but it is a fundamental element of the health of the whole region “.
The new Medicina del Trasimeno, explains a note from the Municipality of Castiglione del Lago, “will have 26 beds located in 13 hospital rooms, each with its own toilet facilities, as well as spaces dedicated to medical and nursing staff. It has also been installed an additional lift, the use of which by visitors and users will increase the safety level of the routes, avoiding any promiscuity with the department’s activities “.
It’s still. The structure “has an air conditioning system and all rooms are equipped with modern technological equipment and new furnishings. The department, in addition to having all the comforts already listed, will allow to overcome the logistical and organizational problems deriving from the ‘current articulation of the hospitalization areas in two different areas of the hospital: the presence of 26 beds located on the same floor will allow, in fact, to optimize the organization and staff shifts, as well as a better integration of medical staff “.
This, adds the Municipality, is “a further and important step in the general restructuring and redevelopment project, which aims to ensure an increasingly efficient and functional integration of the Presidium in the articulation of the Regional Hospital Network”.
The inauguration was attended by the Head of the Medical Department of the Trasimeno Hospital Stefano Lentini, the Company Management, represented on the occasion by the Health Director Massimo D’Angelo, the Mayor of Castiglione del Lago Matteo Burico, the manager of the POU Teresa Tedesco, the manager of the Presidium and the staff of the Department; the parish priest of Castiglione Del Lago, Don Marco Merlini, intervened at the presentation for the blessing of the new department.