Resuming the ‘Nursing Act’ before the National Inspection… Claims that “The Nursing Act is an evil law”

Lee Pil-soo, president of the Korean Medical Association, held a one-man protest ahead of the National Assembly on the 4th

Lee Pil-su, president of the Korean Medical Association, holds a protest against the enactment of the Nursing Act in front of the National Assembly on the morning of the 4th. [사진=대한의사협회]
Lee Pil-su, president of the Korean Medical Association, held a one-man protest against the enactment of the Nursing Act in front of the National Assembly on the morning of the 4th. He argued that the Nursing Act was only for nurses, and that other medical personnel and the public were turned away.

13 organizations, including the Korean Medical Association, launched the ’13 organizations to block the Nursing Act’ on August 23, and are solidifying solidarity and solidarity.

On the 4th, one day before the state audit, Lee Pil-soo, president of the Medical Association, held a one-man protest, saying, “The claims of nurses’ groups that the Nursing Act is a livelihood reform bill are absurd.” “He said.

He added, “In order to take care of patients’ lives 24 hours a day, not only the nurses but also the entire medical team must work as a team to protect the medical field, such as the treatment room and emergency room.

Chairman Lee also emphasized that the Medical Solidarity is declaring that the nursing law is an ‘evil law’ with one voice. He does not oppose improvement in the treatment of nurses, but it is an explanation that rather than enacting a law for specific occupations, the health and medical personnel support law should be amended so that all health and medical professions should receive reasonable compensation.

Starting with Chairman Lee today, the Medical Solidarity will hold a one-man relay demonstration, and will closely monitor the trends in the enactment of the Nursing Act pending in the Legislative and Judiciary Committee of the National Assembly.

On the other hand, medical associations (Korea Nursing Assistants Association, Korean Radiologist Association, Korean Hospital Association, Korea Health and Medical Information Managers Association, Korea Emergency Medical Technician Association, Korean Clinical Pathologist Association, Korean Medical Association, Korean Dental Association, Korea Elderly Welfare Association, Korea Association of Long-Term Care for the Elderly, Korea National Association of Nursing Homes, Korea Association for Home-Aged Welfare, Korea Association of Long-Term Care Institutions) ▲The treatment of various professions such as doctors, dentists, paramedics, and nurses can be improved through the revision of the Medical Act ▲ The enactment of the Nursing Act is opposed on the grounds that expanding the scope of nurses’ work through the Nursing Act may invade other medical personnel’s areas.

On the other hand, nurse groups such as the Korean Nurses Association explain that ▲ enactment of a law for each job title should enhance the professionalism of nurses and ▲ improve the working environment of nurses to improve the quality of nursing services and increase patient safety.


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