Health and Medical Union reach preliminary agreement in Cantabria


Santander, Nov 11 (EFE).- The Ministry of Health and the Union of Doctors reached a preliminary agreement this Friday to end the strike that began last Monday in primary care in Cantabria, although it must yet to be ratified by the professionals in assembly and by the legal services of the two parties.

The director of the Cantabrian health service, Rafael Sotoca, announced this pre-agreement “to get out of the strike” after a meeting that lasted seven hours and was called this morning by Health.

In Sotoca’s opinion, the document resulting from this new meeting “undoubtedly supposes a rapprochement of positions”, for which he hopes that it will put an end to the labor dispute.

The conveners indicated in a press release that a preliminary draft agreement has been jointly drawn up at the negotiating table “still incomplete, in the absence of an assessment by the legal services of the Medical Union and a few significant margins on several points”.

According to the Medical Union, these fringes “will try to close” before the assembly to be held at the Official College of Physicians of Cantabria next Monday at 11:00 a.m. and which will ratify or reject the pre-agreement.

The Medical Union, however, maintains the concentration that it convened on Sunday at noon in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Santander and to which it invited all citizens to join in the defense of “quality primary care”.

He also called for a rally on Monday, at the end of the assembly, in support of a colleague attacked in May, after the Order of Physicians denounced this Friday the breaking of the windows of two vehicles that he owned. day after confirming the release of his attacker.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here