The government allocates 26.3% of the budget to health, including 3.24 billion for primary health care.
The government allocates funds 26.3% of the budget for health policies, a total of 11.91 billion euros. Among these, 3.240 will be used for the primary care as a whole, and 7.98 billion euros for specialized care.
However, the department’s budget exceeds 12.2 billion, with a budget of one million euros. increase of 1,284 million compared to the 2022 accounts. Without taking into account the Next Generation Fund, the increase is 11%. This increase will be used to improve the working conditions and remuneration of professionals, integrating 4,370 people into the system, providing more resources for primary care (with an additional 279 million) and mental health care, and reduce the waiting lists.
The budget provides for a Increase of 30 million euros 30 million in the mental health resources, with a particular focus on young people and children, as well as an additional 30 million to increase the supply of mental health services. public health policies, with measures such as the increase of up to 485 professionals in the Agència de Salut Pública de Catalunya between 2023 and 2027. In addition, the following will be dedicated 50 million euros to reduce the waiting lists for surgery, diagnosis and ambulatory care.
In addition, account priorities also include integrating new professional profiles into primary care teams; the development of Pla de Prevention del Suïcidi 2021-2025, and promote home care.
For its part, it is planned to allocate 4.9% of the budget for system infrastructure and equipment. Specifically, the budget plans to promote investments in the hospitals of Vall d’Hebron, Trueta, Clínic, Parc Salut Mar, Tortosa, Vendrell, Calella, Blanes and La Seu d’Urgell.
hi take it 32.9% of the increase in the overall budget of the Generalitat and 35.1% of additional staff (4,300 professionals).