The health Ministry said, as it turns out routine medical care during epidemics

“the Ministry of healthcare, the decision on the temporary modification of existing orders of organization of medical care”, – said the Ministry.

Photo: Sergey Bobylev/TASS the Ministry of health has established requirements for hospitals that work with coronavirus

So, in accordance with the order of Ministry of health of Russia from March 19, 2020 No. 198н, the leadership of the medical organizations had the opportunity to change the date scheduled of hospitalizations and operations.

At the same time medical care to patients with oncological diseases, diseases of the cardiovascular and endocrine systems, as well as being on renal replacement therapy is given in full, the Ministry said.

“Hospital patients to specialized medical care in routine is produced exclusively by referral issued by your attending physician to which the patient is permanently attached, or Executive authority of the RF subject in the sphere of health protection, Federal body of Executive power”, – is spoken in the Ministry message.

the Ministry appealed to citizens: if there is no threat to life and health, for security purposes, and patients and health workers, now it is better to postpone seeking medical care in polyclinics and in hospitals. With the same purpose, the Ministry has suspended the carrying out of medical examination and screening tests.