Putin instructed to allow relatives of patients to visit them in intensive care

Relatives of patients in intensive care receive a free the opportunity to visit the sick. The order gave the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, informs a press-service of the Kremlin.

Now such an order only applies to children. According to the law, one of the relatives of a sick child can be free to be with him in a healthcare organization.

In addition, Putin instructed to provide care at home for seriously ill citizens, including to provide them with the necessary medicines and medical equipment.

The order must be made before 1 July this year. Responsible for executing assigned to the Minister of health Veronika Skvortsova.

The question of visits of relatives of patients in intensive care, was asked of the President by actor Konstantin Khabensky in the “Straight line” on April 14. Then Putin promised to discuss this issue with healthcare. Later in the evening, the health Ministry said that the Ministry will prepare methodological recommendations for visiting patients in intensive care units.