Both highlighted what was done in the darkest period of the health emergency and acknowledged that the protocols developed – “real pandemic plans implemented independently that made it possible to deal with the emergency in a very effective way”, noted the vice president of the Federica Fratoni Commission (Pd) – were directives. In fact, Barretta recalled that “all covids have three levels of care: intensive, sub-intensive and ordinary. A patient can go through all these phases and it is precisely from here that one understands how indispensable the collegiality between professionals and departments is “.
“Director Barretta, as also explained some time ago by councilor Simone Bezzini, confirmed that it was more convenient, from an economic point of view, the choice of transferring the swab analysis for Covid diagnostics of Sienese citizens from the Microbiology Laboratory and Virology of the Hospital of the University of Siena to the laboratory of Grosseto. The cost of the diagnostic assessment process on nasopharyngeal swabs, therefore, justified their transfer to Grosseto “declared a margin the president of the Commission. Said di Fantozzi, was “Highlighted how, alongside vaccines, effective cures against Covid-19 are also needed, monoclonal tests are an important cure from this point of view and the director Briani reminded us how Pisa was the first center of experimentation on monoclonals, the first hospital to have enrolled patients in this worldwide trial has no impediment to slowing down or blocking the pro cedura noted the president again.
During the session, particular space was given to the adaptation of the various functions which in the case of Pisa, as explained by Briani, was “dynamic and progressive”, ie in relation to the progress of the pandemic. The crisis unit worked if it worked “continuously” in the most critical days and became a “company reference point”. The choice is that of a “strong government” a “unitary and patient management” to treat a load number, updated to 24 November last, over 2 thousand 200 with peaks – data from March 2020 – of “187 taken simultaneously”, has declared the general manager again.
The Sienese company also managed significant numbers with 10 accesses a day and a considerable increase in beds: from 88 to 180 to accommodate patients also in the Vast North West and Center Area ”said Barretta.
The vaccination campaign for Pisa has meant the administration of 128 thousand doses, the so-called booster booster today is attested to 4 thousand 500. Siena, which has created a dedicated structure, has administered 82 thousand doses while inside the company, to curb the contagion, the staff is swabbed every two weeks.
On the front of ordinary interventions and waiting lists, Briani has hospitalized, as recalled, the creation of a Covid in building 21, still active, allowed to control the impact of the pandemic. The numbers of Siena a decrease in accesses due to the “prudence of the same patients who preferred to go to hospital only for situations considered really serious” explained Barretta. However, the company chose an “accordion approach” as the general manager defined it: “whenever the covid patients decreased we rebalanced our activity”.