By Isha Sesay • 24 November 2019 • 11:09
DENOUNCED: Workers from Son Llàtzer Hospital in Mallorca, Spain state that there are not enough beds for patients. Credit: Son Llàtzer Hospital.
WORKERS from Son Llàtzer Hospital in Mallorca, Spain have denounced the lack of available beds for patients.
On Friday, November 22, 14 broken beds were piled up by workers in a corridor at the hospital, in a move to push management to acquire new ones. Workers reported that by 3pm on that day, there were already 16 patients in the emergency room waiting for a bed.
The hospital plans to use the 1-D area at the hospital to cope with the overflow of admitted patients, however the space is currently being used for ophthalmology consultations.
IB-Salut have denied that there is a problem at the hospital, stating that the new area will be open to receive patients from December 9 and that new beds will be provided when necessary.
We at Euro Weekly News understand that a present, Son Llàtzer hospital has 25 beds for pre-admission in the Emergency Department.
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