The Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation proposed to redistribute part of the tasks from doctors to nurses. According to the department, this will increase the availability of medical care without loss of quality, writes on Wednesday, May 10, the Kommersant newspaper. Citizens may be required to let public utilities into their apartments. Those who refuse to pay a fine Citizens will be obliged to let housing and communal services workers into apartments to install and maintain smart meters… 03 April 14:05
The publication also cites the results of a survey, according to which the majority of doctors support this idea: almost half of them are ready to transfer even pre-medical appointments to mid-level staff. But among nurses, the initiative is approved by less than 10%.
How they plan to redistribute responsibilities
It is assumed that a number of important tasks can be taken away from the district therapist in order to delegate them to personnel with a secondary medical education.
In particular, they plan to transfer to nurses the administrative duties of preparing lists of citizens for medical examinations and preventive medical examinations, as well as conducting sanitary and hygienic education of the population.Ministry of Health: almost a third of doctors in Russia are over 55 years old Currently, almost a third (28%) of doctors in Russia are over 55 years old, the proportion of young specialists … 10 May 10:22
In addition, we are talking about directly medical functions, such as medical examinations, dispensary observation, evaluation of the effectiveness of treatment methods, visiting patients with limited mobility at home and organizing “health schools”.
“Redistribution will increase the availability of medical care without loss of quality within the available resources, including financial and labor resources,” according to the Research Institute of Organization and Informatization of the Ministry of Health, where they developed the relevant recommendations.
The Institute explained that the essence of the redistribution of functions is to revise the processes that have historically developed in a medical organization.
Such an approach can be implemented “taking into account the current personnel situation” in individual subjects of the Russian Federation and even in each specific medical organization, the authors of the idea note. Exclude gender reassignment “on paper only”. What amendments is the Ministry of Justice preparing The Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation will soon begin work on amending the law on acts of civil…
“Nurses believe that they are doing enough for patients anyway”
In turn, the nurses themselves indicated that they were not ready for an increase in functionality, since they were already overloaded – this was the answer of 63, 7% of participants in a survey conducted by the Action Medicine service.
Another 18.9% believe that the existing distribution of functionality between doctors and nurses is optimal. At the same time, 7.3% fear that patients will not trust the nurse as well as the doctor.
According to the Ministry of Health, almost a third (28%) of doctors in Russia are over 55 years old, while the proportion of young specialists is 31%. “A unified approach to debt collection or restructuring”. What recommendations will the Bank of Russia give The Bank of Russia has prepared recommendations for creditors to agree on uniform terms… 22 April 12:32
At the same time, the share of young specialists among the nursing staff is 27%, of older age – 21%, the department specified.
They added that in many regions, initiatives are being developed and implemented to attract health workers and secure them in the workplace. The best results in this direction were shown by Belgorod, Leningrad, Moscow, Samara, Sakhalin, Tambov, Tyumen and Tomsk regions, as well as the republics of Tatarstan, Chechnya and Yakutia.
Last year, the number of medical workers decreased by almost 50 thousand people, the level of provision with paramedical staff decreased in 79 subjects.Izvestia: State Duma deputy Spiridonov proposed to fine dog owners for their self-walking State Duma deputy from United Russia Alexander Spiridonov proposed to fine pet owners…
In August 2022, the government of the Russian Federation agreed to allow medical students who completed their fourth year to work in ambulance teams. And in January 2023, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed to introduce the position of a trainee doctor for second-year residency students, RBC reminds.
We would like to add that several important amendments to the sick leave regulations came into force this year:
“Now paid sick leave can be received by those who work under GPC agreements. The self-employed also have the right to temporary disability benefits. For sick leave, you no longer need a salary certificate from your last job, ”writes the SberSova portal.