For 10 years, 1585 in Lviv, terminally ill have received hospice care. That's about 100-120 people per year, which took place in-patient treatment. On this April 22 during a press conference in Lviv head of department of health Lviv city council, Vladimir tooth. "Lions in 1997 opened the first hospice in Ukraine – communal establishment in which began to provide medical and psychological assistance to people with incurable diseases. How to me, it works successfully. Hospice workers have the opportunity to undergo training abroad ", – said Vladimir Tooth news site. According to him, according to government regulations, to 10 thousand people to 10 beds at the hospice. Now the minimum required number of Lions – 75 beds.
Some of them – in the municipal hospice, and some – at two outpatient departments of the city. "However, patients need more attention, more and younger secondary staff. Now, based on the orders of the Ministry, it is impossible to increase the number of medical personnel. Although we have totally inadequate staffing, one nurse, one nurse for 30 patients ", – stressed Vladimir tooth. The chief doctor of the Lviv hospice, Honored Doctor of Ukraine, Candidate of Medical Sciences Eugene Moskvyak emphasized that hospice only Lviv in Ukraine, with a differentiated reception patients, that is, we take not only the cancer patients, as it was to create a hospice, but patients with a variety of other incurable pathologies. We also began to develop legal documentation for our activities at the same time, we provide outreach consultation ", – he said. As added Mr Tooth, in the outpatient department number 5 in the Railway area of the city and department number 2 and has special Frankivsk teams that provide care for patients who refused or hospice can stay home. Recall on April 22-24 in Lviv is IV All-Ukrainian scientific-practical conference on Medical Law (III International Scientific and Practical Conference on Medical Law): "The medical law of Ukraine: problems of palliative care and medical and social services."