More than four months after the disappearance of more than 19,000 doses of fentanyl from the Arnulfo Arias Madrid hospital complex, the Social Security Fund (CSS) has finally initiated administrative proceedings.
On Tuesday, March 21, it launched administrative proceedings against health district officials for alleged owners of briefcases containing fentanyl and other supplies and medicines found in inappropriate locations.
According to the agency’s National Legal Counsel Office, administrative proceedings are conducted with due process and respect for the rights of employees.
In November 2022, the CSS Directorate ordered the Office of the Attorney General to file a complaint for theft of 10,000 doses of fentanyl. Fentanyl, known to the public as a “zombie” drug, is a controlled substance also known as her DEA in the United States.
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At the same time, the CSS ordered a medical audit to be carried out, the results of which were provided to the Ministry of Public Affairs, which decided to initiate a second criminal proceeding.
The Social Security Fund also implemented personnel rotations in the pharmacy area and operating room as part of the administrative process it is implementing in this case.
These actions followed a statement from the Office of the Attorney General, indicating that the first complaints about the process began with complaints from the Chief of Security at the Social Security Fund (CSS) Complex.
Among them, on November 9, 2022, at the entrance of a specialized diagnostic hospital, especially at the health insurance post,
left by the anesthesiologist
A black plastic case with a transparent lid with a blister of medicine.
The investigation was related to allegations of crimes against the administration against the CSS.
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