Nurses’ strike in Vitoria halts services such as vaccine administration

Photo: Gabriel Barros / Folha Vitória

People who sought care at important well being models in Vitoria this Wednesday (21) discovered services paralyzed. Nurses and medical technicians joined the nationwide class strike. Professionals are towards ending the minimal wage for nurses.

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Two ladies who took their youngsters for vaccination on the “Dr. Jose Moises, in the Santa Lucia neighborhood, couldn’t get care. However, they stated they supported the motion being run by Nursing.

“I agree 100%, 1000% with them. I got here to vaccinate my daughter, however I’ll return tomorrow with peace of thoughts,” stated Louise Voigt, one of many ladies who sought care on the ward.

On-site, besides in the vaccination workplaces, there are not any screening and blood strain services this Wednesday. In the capital, different fundamental well being models, such as Forte São João and the emergency division in São Pedro, have been additionally modified.

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Photo: Gabriel Barros / Folha Vitória

The name for a nationwide strike was made by the National Federation of Nurses and supported by professionals who’re a part of the Espírito Santo Nurses Union (Sindienfermeiros-ES).

Photo: Danilo Luca/ 1st residence of Rede Vitoria

Medical technician Irene Novaes, who works on the Santa Luzia unit, joined the strike. She emphasised, nonetheless, that if any affected person in extreme ache seeks the place, he won’t be denied assist.

“It’s numerous outrage and rise up. We really feel the category could be very underrated. Some folks assume that it’s sufficient for healthcare employees to provide thanks, to applaud, however we do not stay on that alone. We have a household. Most ought to have two jobs to have a greater way of life,” he stated.

Despite the demonstrations, professionals be certain that pressing and emergency care is carried out in Greater Vitoria.

In a observe from the capital’s well being care, it was introduced that the conversations that didn’t happen this Wednesday (21) shall be rescheduled with precedence. Health models will contact residents to tell them of the brand new evaluate date.

See how the service was in different cities in Greater Vitória


In a observe, the well being division of Villa Velja stated that well being services are working inside regular limits. People who arrive at well being amenities or emergency rooms are welcome and can obtain care.


The well being division of Kariachitsa additionally said that the services in the models of the municipality are maintained with out affecting the inhabitants.


Serra’s well being division stated up to now care has been regular at well being wards, emergency departments, the municipal specialist outpatient clinic (Ames) and the municipal mom and little one hospital.


Asked by Folha Vitória, Viana’s secretariat didn’t inform concerning the service in its well being models till the publication of this report. The textual content shall be up to date after we obtain the requested info.


The state Department of Health (Sesa) stated in a memo that it has contingency plans in place in any respect state hospitals to mitigate any lack of care.

Also, in accordance with Sesa, there was no have to undertake the measures this Wednesday (21) as working hours in state-run hospitals are full and hospital services are working usually.

Find out the controversies surrounding the nursing ground

According to the legislation handed by the National Congress and sanctioned by President Jair Bolsonaro, the nationwide threshold for nurses shall be:

4750 BRL for nurses;
3325 BRL for nurse technicians;
2375 BRL for assistants and midwives.

However, the legislation has been questioned by the National Confederation of Health, Hospitals and Facilities and Services. According to the group, the institution of those values ​​may trigger an impression of as much as R$ 10.5 billion, which may result in cuts in packages in the world and dismissal of workers in the sector.

On September 4 a order of the Minister Luis Roberto Barroso decided the suspension of the nationwide ground of nurses till the federal government and Congress make clear the impression of the measure on state and municipal accounts. The deadline for his or her look is 60 days.

During the digital session final Thursday (15), the The STF court docket shaped a majority to uphold the keep. Barroso, rapporteur on the case, was accompanied by six different ministers: Ricardo Lewandowski, Alexander de Moraes, Díaz Toffoli, Carmen Lucia, Gilmar Mendes and Luis Fuchs.

Ministers Kassio Nunes Marques, André Mendonça, Edson Fachin and Rosa Weber voted to maintain the ground in the class.

*Text by Danilo Luca, journalism pupil on the 1st residence of Rede Vitoria, supervised by Daniela Zanotti

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