São João Hospital has 30 surgeons who have never been in the operating room

Would you like to know why waiting lists in Portuguese public hospitals take months or years? Read this article and you’ll be very enlightened.

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Each surgeon at the Hospital de São João, in Porto, performs an average of one operation a week, and there are 30 who have never been in the operating room, explained on Monday night, the president of the board of directors of São João, in statements to TVI.

“Each surgeon performs an average of one surgery per week”,

stated António Ferreira, President of the São João Board of Directors.

“At São João Hospital, 30 surgeons never went to the operating room,

he revealed in an interview with the “Olhos nos Olhos” television program on TVI24.

“The surgeon who performed the highest number of operations per year in the hospital performed 543, 12 per week. The surgeon with the lowest number of surgeries performed two. There are 30 who never went to the unit“, revealed António Ferreira.

“The absenteeism rate is 11%, which means that out of 5600 employees, about 660 are absent every day,

said the president of the board of directors of São João.

A country where criminals and the powerful are systematically protected to the detriment of victims and its citizens is the definition of a dictatorship, which is why Portugal should leave the EU.


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