Irkutsk legislative Assembly promises to build a new hospital instead of the one where the Deputy fell through the floor
Legislative Assembly of the Irkutsk region after a trip of deputies in Kachugskiy district promised to build a new regional hospital. A lasting impression on the people’s representatives made a visit to the emergency building of medical institution 1926, during the inspection, the Deputy Nikolay Trufanov fell under the rotten floor.
Plans to erect a new hospital building in the village of Kachug stated in the report on the website of the legislative Assembly. “Today, we had clearly demonstrated the extreme decrepitude of the institution, even when the floor under your feet falls”, – quotes the press-service of legislative Assembly of words Trufanova.
The deputies in the framework of a visiting session of the regional Parliament on 20 October visited the facilities of social importance in Kachugskiy district. In particular, the parliamentarians visited the crumbling building, Kachugskiy district hospital. As told the chief physician of hospital Alexander Fedoseev, the population is in dire need of a new hospital. He stressed that to repair the old building is impractical because the bearing walls are destroyed.
The validity of the doctor’s words about rotten building, deputies were convinced immediately by the example of the incident Trufanova. The representative of the local authority told TASS on the eve of that visit to the people’s elected representatives of the hospital “was marred by an unfortunate incident: the leg of the Deputy was immersed in a deep crevice in the wooden floor which has rotted through”.
“Trufanov tripped, lifting helped him stand alongside representatives of the administration,” – said the Agency interlocutor. According to him, the MP reacted to the incident with humor. No damage he received. “If needed, the Deputy, of course, were immediately given medical assistance: after all, the hospital,” the official said.
The chief physician of hospital Alexander Fedoseyev has told to deputies that from 1970-ies in the area was not built a single healthcare facility. According to him, out of 24 feldsher-midwife stations (FAP) in fact, there are nine – not enough medical personnel. Although the area has jobs and doctors get a decent salary – an average of about 51 thousand rubles, for them there is no decent housing, said Fedoseyev.
The construction of a new hospital will cost approximately 500 million rubles. While there is no design documentation, you must resolve the issue of allocation of funds for its preparation and for construction of the facility, said Nikolai Trufanov. “This will work together with the government of the region to work. We have all seen the urgent need for construction of a new hospital, and I am sure we will build,” he said.