The team at the Santo António Health Center in Funchal was strengthened by the entry of two new specialists in general and family medicine, Inês Ferreira and António Pedro Silva.
Inês Ferreira, a native of Setúbal, graduated from the Faculty of Lisbon, entered the common year in Setúbal, in the Hospital of São Bernardo and later in the health center, where he later became a boarding school in the Family Health Unit USF Luísa Todi Setúbal. In the last year of specialty, he had the opportunity to hold a internship at the Health Center of Good Jesus already with the aim of knowing the reality in the Autonomous Region of Madeira to later apply for the region.
Inês Ferreira is a native of the Portuguese continent, but it is in Madeira that wants to live and work, aims to be fixed on the island of Madeira and to bet on its professional growth in the region.
The new specialist, who has been at service since 12 August, in addition to the good interpersonal relationship existing, highlighted the good physical conditions of the Center for Health of Santo António. “This center has great working conditions, very different from the mainland health units, where I was working,” he said.
In Madeira, Inês Ferreira has a list of users assigned and along with the general and family medical consultations, ensures consultations of family planning and pregnant women. It has a diverse population, from young to older people.
The new doctor is satisfied with the whole process of integration “I am being very well received by people, colleagues and users”, he said.
With professional experience in the area of the Pediatric Emergency at the Hospital de Setúbal, Inês Ferreira, I would like to continue to do emergency in a health center and do not rule out the possibility of in the future becoming a pediatric emergency at the Hospital Dr. Nélio Mendonça.
The regional secretary of health and civil protection, Pedro Ramos, and some leaders moved to the Health Center of São Roque on September 23 to welcome the new specialists who recently started their roles in the Health Service of the Autonomous Region of Madeira.