El HUC recibe diez equipos de alta tecnología con una inversión de 14 millionos

El presidente de Canarias, Ángel Víctor Torres; the minister of health, Carolina Darias, and the councilor of health in the autonomous government, Blas Trujillo, together with the mayor of La Laguna, Luis Yeray Gutiérrez, visitaron este viernes el Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Canarias (HUC) al ser uno de los nueve hospitales canarios beneficiarios del Plan Inveatwhich the Ministerio de Sanidad promotes thanks to the Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia, y supondrá que cuente con diez nuevos equipos de alta tecnología con una inversión que asciende a 14 milliones de euros.

Accompanied by the manager of HUC, Mercedes Cueto, estuvien en el servicio de Oncología Radioterápicaque contará con dos nuevos aceleradores lineales para el tratamiento de los pacientes oncológicos y un nuevo TAC.

This will allow you to replace the current one, which in the first nine months of the year has carried out 972 diagnostic tests, since it is equipped with several years of service that will now be renovated to avoid obsolescence.

El presidente de Canarias, en su intervention ante los mediaos, se refirió a que es el “momento de reconcar el esfoergo y la puesta por la sanidad pública” de los gobiernos Canario y central, y descató la importancia de estos nuevos equipamientos y servicios de hospitalización que se han puesto en marcha en el HUC.

Torres recorded that el Ejecutivo autonómico ha contratado 7,000 sanitarios más en esta legislatureque es “la mayor contratación” de profesionales en la sanidad pública lograda en las islas.

In addition, he valued the increase of more than 300 hospital beds in this 2022, a figure that alone in a year is equivalent to the sum of the previous 10 years.

LOS NUEVOS ACELERADORES LINEALES

Los dos aceleradores rulerswhich will replace those that are currently in operation with several years of use, will provide advantages in the treatment of patients in the treatment of advanced technology equipment.

Uno de ellos, el que permite realizar radiotherapy adapteda, será el primer acelerador de este tipo en Canarias.

Its singularity is that it admits changes during the treatment, according to the results and the evolution of the patient.

El segundo equipo está orientado a la radiocirugía y la radioterapiea estereotáxica extracraneal (SBRT)una técnica de irradiación de alta precisión que posibilita irradiar con dosis ablativas, informa el Gobierno en una note.

In the current year, the service of Oncología Radioterápica has realized a total of 12,584 treatment sessions for oncological patients with linear accelerators.

Además, se visited el servicó de Cardiología Hemodinámica, que contará con una nueva sala via través de la financiación del Plan Inveat.

En estas salas se diagnosen y tratan las enfermedades de las arterias coronaryarias, otras partes del corazón, como las válvulas, y los defectos congenitos. La Unidad de Hemodinámica del Servicio de Cardiología del HUC realized more than 1,900 procedures in the first nine months of the year.

Likewise, through Plan Inveat, they acquire other diagnostic and treatment equipment for diseases of great impact on health, such as neurological, cardiac and rare diseases.

In this line, there will be two new gamma cameras, devices for capturing images for the study of diseases in Nuclear Medicine and two vascular angiographs and a neurologic angiograph for renewal to avoid obsolescence.

This endowment is expanded with an additional neurologic angiographer. A través de esta prueba diagnóstica por imagen, se realiza el studio de los vasos sanguinigo que no son visible via conventional radiology.

The implementation of the Inveat Plan in the Canary Islands means the investment of more than 38.5 million euros, which allows the renovation of 40 equipment until 2023 with the acquisition of high-tech goods that are destined to all areas of health in the archipelago.

88 NUEVA CAMAS

Ángel Víctor Torres, Carolina Darias and Blas Trujillo, together with Mercedes Cueto and Luis Yeray Gutiérrez, also visited by email nuevo edificio de hospitalizaciónel llamado ‘Cuerpo’ D del complejo hospitalario, cuya reforma terminó recentente y con ella se suman 88 nuevas camas de hospitalización, tras una investment de 3.1 million de euros parte del Servicio Canario de la Salud (SCS).

The three last plants were opened in the month of September last year, with 44 new beds located in plants 3 and 4.

Estas se suman a las otras 44 que concluyeron su reforma y fueron ocupadas en 2021, mientras que la planta cinco se destina a despachos, salas de reuniones y vestuarios. In total, the new building, annex to the principal and which has been in use for more than 15 years, consists of a total area of ​​1,900 square meters.

PROYECTO EN CURSO: AMPLIACIÓN DEL HOSPITAL WITH LA CONSTRUCCIÓN DE OTRO EDIFICIO

The Health Council has already proposed the expansion of the HUC through the construction of a building that will be located in a plot of 9,200 square meters inside the hospital perimeter.

El solar se encuentra annexA al edificio de Actividades Ambulatorias y al parcarcio, lo que permitità utilizar la network de galerías existentes (currently in disuse) to connect the new infrastructure with the rest of the buildings of the HUC.

Para lograr ese objetivo, ya se ha realizado un study de viabilidad y se ha redactado el plan funcional del nuevo edificio, que incorporaciones organizativas y funcionales basadas en tendencias de vanguardia y que perlativo ampliar la capacidad asistencia, docente e investigatora del HUC.

Esa nueva infrastructure albergará elevará la capacity y el tamaño de determinadas servicios de apoyo. The importance of this work is not only to create a new building to dispose of the most spacious facilities for the areas that are being moved (maternal and infantile and support services), but also to develop the project of reform and expansion of the HUC, freeing spaces to rearrange the servicios y ganar en calidad asistencial en todas las edificaciones.

The feasibility study has estimated a building of 31,000 square meters, with a budget of 45 million euros and the addition of 180 new hospital beds. The execution will be carried out in two phases.

AMPLIACIÓN DE LA CARTERA DE SERVICIOS

Apart from these plans for improvement in the HUC, the General Budget of the Canary Islands for 2023 is expected to contemplate the acquisition of a PET (tomography for positron emission) for the Nuclear Medicine Service of the HUC, and equipment of high technology from se dispone hasta ahora en el centro hospitalario, por lo que así se incrementan las prestaciones y la cartera de servicios.

This equipment will assume an investment of more than three million euros, with funds from the Government of Canarias, and its main applications are the diagnosis in Oncology and Neurology, sobre todo in the study of neurodegenerative and cardiological diseases.

Until now, HUC patients who require studies of PET technology are derived from Hospital Universitario Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria, whose Nuclear Medicine service is of reference.

FOUNDATION REACT-UE

The HUC will also count with four million React-UE funds for the purchase of new equipment that will be used for the services of Otorhinolaryngology, Pediatrics, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Cardiac Surgery and Rehabilitation, among others, as well as the surgical block and the acquisition de dos enfriadoras.

With these funds, 299,600 euros were also given to the center for the reform and expansion of the available space that allows the location and commissioning of the neurological angiographer.

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