Civil police charged the woman. Racial discrimination And Physical injury When he attacked a nurse and racially abused a health center employee in downtown Porto Alegre. These crimes were committed last Monday (9).
The G1 tried to defend the patient, but received no response until the last update of this report.
The assailant was captured by the Military Brigade (BM) during the operation, but was later released. Along with the indictment, the case was sent to the judiciary for analysis by the Ministry of Public Works (MP).
Delegate Paolo Cesar Jardim says he was arrested under the Act and charged with bodily harm and racial slurs.
According to a police report filed with the Civil Police, The woman may have called the Santa Marta Health Unit employee “Creole.”. after the, He attacked a nurse with punches to the face and a bite on one arm..
In a video recorded at the health center, it is possible that the woman was heard mocking the crime and disliking the possibility of being arrested.
“Are you white, girl? You’re black, I’m just telling the truth. What do you want me to call Snow White?”, Says the woman.
According to the incident report which had access to G1 and according to the reports of a person present at the scene, the woman may have got angry while waiting for the appointment and entered the room of one of the nurses. Who was taking care of a six. – One year old child. Months The nurse was allegedly pushed twice after being told the patient would be called.
The nurse was then allegedly punched and slapped in the face and hand while trying to control the patient. Subsequently, the incident report states that another health center employee was called “Creole” by the patient.
In a note, the Municipal Health Department (SMS) said it had filed a police report, along with reports of work-related accidents and violence. The employee was referred for follow-up to the Municipal Server Health Management (GSSM), which looks after the health of City Hall employees. SMS still denies the act, claiming that it is physically assisting the attacking professional, who was removed from his duties.
The Regional Nursing Council of RS (Coren-RS) also denied the incident in a note, saying it would require SMS to “take precautionary measures so that nursing professionals can work fully”.
According to the report, a nurse was amputated on her right arm – Photo: Personal Archive
Porto Alegre Municipal Health Department (SMS) note
Last Monday, the 9th, two nurses at the Santa Marta Health Center were physically assaulted by a service user. The professional suffered injuries to his arm and face. Immediately, service coordination activated the military brigade. The user was arrested in Flagrant Delecto and handed over to the municipality’s mental health care network.
In view of the matter, the Municipal Health Department also registered a report of accident and violence at work and a police report. The employee was referred for follow-up to the Municipal Server Health Management (GSSM), which looks after the health of City Hall employees.
The municipal health department denies any wrongdoing, and is providing all necessary assistance to the attacking professional. He was temporarily removed from activities. Psychological care was also offered.
It is noteworthy that since 2016, the Municipal Health Department has followed the steps proposed by the Safe Access Program, which aims to develop procedures and protocols for action to reduce violence against workers and equipment. ۔ Employees receive training from time to time.
Note from the Regional Nursing Council of RS (Coren-RS)
This May 12, Nurses’ Day, instead of just celebrating, the Rio Grande do Sul (Korean-RS) Regional Nursing Council went public for a full denial of the aggression against two nurses in the Basic Health Unit (UBS). Have to go Santa Marta, I Porto AlegreBy a user on May 9th. According to a complaint made by one of the nurses to the municipal ombudsman, the user threw “slaps, punches, kicks, kicks, bites and scratches” against her and committed racism against her partner. The user, who was arrested and released under the Act, will not be satisfied with the waiting time for care.
Coren-RS will request immediate action from the capital’s municipal health department (SMS), calling for safety measures to be taken so that nursing professionals can fully operate in the primary health care (PHC) network. Porto Alegre.
It is unacceptable that such incidents against nursing still occur! Coren-RS represents more than 140,000 professionals and will continue to fight for them!
* Julia Barros assisted in overseeing Gustavo Foster.