Despite the fact that the emergency hospitals have opened 60 additional beds during the last week vårdplatsläget at the hospitals in Stockholm, very busy. An extra chefläkarmöte was carried out during Friday in order to coordinate the county's resources before the weekend.
– Chefläkarna reports that there is much distress at the emergency hospitals, and it likely will continue to be there over the weekend. In the next week planned many beds to be opened again, " says Johan Bratt, chefläkare of the Stockholm Region.
is the number of free days during the christmas and new year holidays. It means fewer days when the municipalities and the primary health care plan for local care services to take care of färdigvårdade patients. Therefore, it is now unusually many färdigvårdade patients to remain within the geriatric care or at the emergency hospitals.
– now We have a close cooperation with the municipalities and districts to accelerate the work to take care of färdigvårdade patients from the emergency hospitals and the geriatric care and give them a place within the municipal care. There are available beds in emergency hospital wards, it is faster to add in the assessed patients from the emergency services which makes it easier for both patients and employees, " says Johan Bratt.
it is Believed that during the christmas and new year have been more open geriatric places available compared with previous years, they have not been enough in the past week.