Unfilled MIR vacancies: expanded quota for non-EU citizens

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It The Ministry of Health will increase the quota for non-EU citizens to cover all MIR offers who had been abandoned in the last call, as he had learned Medical Writingafter unanimously approved it’s monday National Health System Human Resources Commission (SNS), where all autonomous communities have voted in favor. With this size, will be announced in the State Gazette (BOE) between this Tuesday and Wednesdaythis is meant to ensure coverage of the 217 unsolicited spots in the final award.

Currently, according to regulations, 4 percent of places are reserved for non-community doctors. This means that of the 8,141 places offered in the last call, only 328 can be occupied by non-EU doctors. With the measure approved by the Human Resources Commission of the SNS, the goal is to increase the percentage of these reserves, modifying the current order governing this process, which dates back to 1989.

Doctors offer the Ministry to create a working group

Prior to knowing the final decision, the Ministry had raised this possibility to the autonomous community, which this morning had unanimously approved it. In this regard, the president of the General Council of Authorized Colleges of Physicians (Cgcom), cob tomato, He was reassured when the proposal was discovered that it was “absolute patch”.

We must identify problems, propose solutions and create synergies. Not only is Specialized Health Training in jeopardy, but so is our universal, public and free health model,” Cobo warned in Medical Writing.

In this regard, according to Cgcom data, the number of Medical graduates was 6,574, 2,882 more than in 2010, which is a 69.9 percent increase in the last decade. However, MIR vacancies only increased by 20.5 percent in the same periodTherefore, according to Cobo, migration is seen as an option for a large number of professionals seeking employment opportunities in other countries, particularly in France, Germany and the UK, given that “both distance and language are already a problem”.

Lack of professionals, “structural problems”

For this part, Joseph Polopresident of the Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians (Semergen), recently regretted that “It’s so sad that 200 unassigned places remain” in Family Medicine. His proposal in this situation was to “summon those who have been left under dismemberment.” “In the end, MIR is not about getting five. A Gauss curve is created with the maximum and minimum scores and the number of places to cover. Maybe by lowering the cut they can call people who are excluded and willing to choose those places,” he pointed out to the newspaper.

When, Antonio Fernandez-Pro Ledesma, president of the Spanish Society of General and Family Physicians (SEMG), warned that this situation “is a structural problem that we will have for several years because of the retirement plans of doctors.” “It’s not fixed with 200 doctors, the solution is to prepare a structure and roadmap where Primary should be strengthened“, show.

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