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Heroes and heroines

21 junio, 2018 • By

This morning we celebrated the eighth anniversary of Hospital Universitario del Vinalopó (Elche, Alicante) with an awards ceremony for “The Health Advocate Awards 2018”, an honor that is bestowed every year by the health centre to professionals, institutions and entities in recognition of what they have done with regards to health. READ MORE


The ´A Tu Salud´ supplement turns 15

7 junio, 2018 • By

The weekly supplement, A Tu Salud, edited by the La Razón newspaper, is now 15 years old. It is one of the most award-winning specialised publications in the Spanish press, both in print and digital. Through this blog I´d like to congratulate their director, Sergio Alonso, and all of his team for the excellent work that they do week in week out; a team to whom I am grateful that they wanted my endorsement for such a special anniversary.READ MORE

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From professional to political management

28 mayo, 2018 • By

On 14th, January, 2017, the then commisioner of the Ribera Salud Department, José Sanfeliu, recently named the Deputy Director of staff costs and financial control of the Ministry of Finance, had already predicted: “A La Ribera job pool will be created, which will include our family and friends“. It has been barely a month and a half since the reversion and I have been left astounded after reading an article in the press about the development of healthcare in Alzira: “Healthcare breaches working conditions and strings are pulled for relatives in La Ribera“.READ MORE

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The story of Alzira in two speeches

3 mayo, 2018 • By

It´s been a month since the Valencian government took over the management of La Ribera Health Department. After almost 20 years of private management, on 1st April, La Ribera began a new stage of direct public management. There are many conclusions to be made about the whole situation, which I will discuss in future blog entries.READ MORE