Auditors from the European Commission have visited the Hospital Comarcal de Inca

Jul 20, 2023 | Current affairs, Featured, Revista Lloseta, Thursday Daily Bulletin, Tradition

Auditors from the European Commission have visited the Hospital Comarcal de Inca to corroborate in situ all the refurbishment projects included in the Health Centre’s Master Plan and carried out by means of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The members of the European Commission were accompanied during the visit by the new managing director of the Hospital, Xisco Ferrer, and by the deputy director of Infrastructures and General Services, Xisco Bosch.

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Auditors from the European Commission

The expansion and refurbishment work on the Hospital Comarcal de Inca began in February 2021 at a cost of €8,000,372.

The first of the completed reforms was the new rehabilitation building, a space of 668 m2 (350 more than the previous one) in which more than twenty professionals work.

Last January saw the inauguration of the new intensive care unit (ICU). A space of 903 m2 (812 more than the current ICU) with seven beds and a technical room, where an additional bed can be placed if necessary. It should be noted that, before the pandemic, the hospital only had four ICU beds.

A month ago, the new adult emergency department was opened. It is a new space of 2,263 m2 (939 more than the current emergency area), with forty places, ten seats and six short-stay unit beds. Until now it had thirty-three places and two seats.

From now on, adult and paediatric emergency care will follow separate circuits. The paediatric emergency area has seven seats, six bunk beds and two short-stay unit beds.

In accordance with the 1999 functional plan, the Hospital Comarcal de Inca was designed to attend a population of 84,000 inhabitants, but it currently attends almost 137,500, which means that the initially planned size has been significantly exceeded.