After the first step taken the day before yesterday by the Lombard Regional Council – following the input of the minority councilors of the M5s – also in Cremasco, discussions are beginning to be held on the possibility of creating two separate Ats for the provinces of Cremona and Mantua.
From the debate a committee was born, meeting Tuesday evening in Casale Cremasco – Vidolasco with the presence of Grassi Antonio, mayor of Casale Cremasco Vidolasco, Aiolfi Paolo, mayor of Bagnolo Cremasco, Brognoli Daniela, councilor of the municipality of Ticengo, Cornetti Lara, city councilor of Dovera, Serena Andrea, municipal councilor of Pianengo, Ladina Andrea, municipal councilor of Torlino Vimercati and representative of Green Europe, Ripamonti Roberto, of the Union of Base Union, Bettenzoli Beppe, secretary of the Communist Refoundation, Macrì Antonio, of the Truth and Justice relatives of the RSA of Crema, Boschiroli Enemesio, municipal councilor of Casale Cremasco Vidolasco and Degli Angeli Marco, regional councilor of the 5 Stars.
The Committee, created to relate the health structure (ATS) to the territory, and to encourage constant comparison with the municipalities of our province and the needs of our communities, proposes the strengthening of basic medicine, with the establishment of polyclinics with specialist doctors and basic equipment that can provide support to colleagues in primary medicine; the realization of the family nurse, also in light of the experience lived in facing the Covid 19 emergency, in order to equip the health services in a work of prevention and information for citizens.
The Committee took note of the document presented by Dr. Carolina Maffezzoni, ATS Val Padana Health Director, on the Social and Health Territorial Presidia (PreSST), believing that the provision of district services must be programmed by the different territories, for this reason it was born the need for a provincial ATS for our province. The PreSST will therefore have to be integrated with the creation of the Outpatient Clinics, also to ease the current pressure on the Emergency Room and hospitals, providing a service close to the citizens also through the institution of the figure of the family nurse.
“The ATS of our territory will have to guarantee services for physical and mental rehabilitation, for the treatment of addictions and disabilities, for the treatment of people with chronic diseases and for control-prevention activities on the environment and the workplace. – the committee specifies – In this perspective, the full involvement of the municipalities becomes crucial, as they must actively exercise the role that national and regional legislation entrusts to them for the protection of the health of all citizens “.
At the moment the motion was presented in the Municipalities of Agnadello, Bagnolo Cremasco, Casaletto di Sopra, Campagnola, Crema, Cumignano, Chieve, Dovera, Fiesco, Pianengo, Pizzighettone, Ricengo, Salvirola, Soncino, Trescore, Ticengo, and already approved in the Municipality of Casale Cremasco Vidolasco, Romanengo, Torlino, Palazzo Pignano and Vailate.