In bruckenau’s old district 25 years in service to god and people

In bruckenau's old district 25 years in service to god and people

The catholics in the wurzburg diocese have learned to appreciate them in the meantime: the church service commissioners who celebrate a liturgy with the faithful in the village churches on most sundays. The reason for this is the constantly growing shortage of priests. Where there is no priest to celebrate the eucharist, men and women volunteers have been proclaiming the word of god to the faithful for 25 years.

Volunteers are becoming increasingly important

in his festive sermon, domkapitular helmut gabel looked back on the history of the service commissioners. As early as the mid-1960s, the II. The bishops at the second vatican council have been thinking about such new forms of worship, says gabel. Bishop josef stangl then cleared the way for sunday church services in the wurzburg diocese in 1978. "25 years ago, 21 people from the old district of bad bruckenau were trained for this new task of the church service commissioner", told by domkapitular gabel. "These women and men had recognized the signs of the times. They took their mission as christians to proclaim the good news seriously and understood their task as service to god and service to people", gabel praised the honorary commitment of the first worship commissioners. With a view to the future, the domkapitular emphasized that in view of the rough pastoral space, the volunteers in the parishes are becoming increasingly important.

Teletechnology helps doctors heal

Teletechnology helps doctors heal

2.5 million euros – roughly estimated – will be needed to set up and operate a center for telemedicine (ZTM) for four years. The "makers agree that this money is very well spent.
Bavaria’s secretary of state for health, melanie huml (CSU), said at the presentation of the demand notice for 2012 that telemedicine could not and should not replace a visit to the doctor, but that it could transfer specialized knowledge to the region. Supporting and enhancing diagnosis and treatment. Talking medicine will not be touched. But it makes more sense to transport data than sick people, says doctor.
The ZTM will also improve the care of heart attack and stroke patients. The stroke angel and cardio angel systems are already in use here: data on patients are transmitted from the ambulance to the hospital, which can prepare itself optimally for the patient. This is how vital time is gained.

For better quality of life

Gave impetus to habfurt and hofheim

Gave impetus to habfurt and hofheim

Bavaria’s minister of the interior joachim herrmann (CSU) has awarded two municipal politicians from the habberge district the bronze municipal medal of merit. Former district councilor and habfurt city councilor werner holzinger and the second mayor of hofheim, bernd blatt, were honored. The president of the government of lower franconia, paul beinhofer, presented the medals in wurzburg on friday and honored the two prizewinners.

From 1983 city councillor
werner holzinger was active in local politics until recently, a total of 30 years. Since 1983 he has been a member of the habfurt city council. From 2001 to 2008, he served as chairman of the SPD parliamentary group, and between 2000 and 2002 as a member of the supervisory board of schnell-im-netz gmbh.

Cross of merit for winfried strauch

Cross of Merit for winfried strauch

Bavaria’s minister of health and care, melanie huml (CSU), presented the cross of merit on ribbon of the order of merit of the federal republic of germany to seven committed citizens from swabia, upper franconia and the upper palatinate on behalf of the federal president. Huml stressed on the occasion of the ceremonial award in castle seehof: "the federal order of merit is the highest recognition of the federal republic of germany. The award is given to people who have made a special contribution to others. They are role models for us to follow and exemplify the social face of our country. They are heroes of our time."

One of the excellent is dr. Winfried strauch from bamberg, who was honored for his voluntary work for the malteser hilfsdienst (malteser relief service). The former head of the bamberg health department was involved in numerous missions (including world youth day, catholic day as an emergency doctor) in germany, but also abroad as a medical supervisor of the altar boys’ pilgrimages or at rough missions in albania and russia. He is the main initiator of the "help for st. Petersburg" campaign. Petersburg", at the until 2010 homeless, impoverished pensioners and people with disabilities in st. The members of the board were provided with clothes and a soup cake.

More money also for self-help in the habfurt district

Bavaria’s statutory health insurance funds are providing a record amount of funding for health-related self-help this year. According to information from the fordergemeinschaft der krankenkassenverbande, a total of over 9.3 million euros (2017: around 7.9 million euros) will benefit the self-help groups, the state organizations of self-help and the self-help contact points in bavaria this year. This represents an increase of almost 18 percent on the previous year. According to an announcement by the habfurt district office, the self-help demand in the habberge district also benefits from this increase.
In self-help groups, patients and their families come together to help each other cope with the consequences of chronic illnesses. For the health insurance companies in bavaria, this commitment is an indispensable part of the medical care system, as it is known.
The bulk of the funding, 4.6 million euros (2017: 3.9 million euros), goes directly to the 2316 self-help groups in bavaria. With 13 regional roundtables throughout bavaria, the health insurance funds ensure easy access to the demand funds.
The regional round table of the health insurance funds in lower franconia in wurzburg is responsible for the groups from the habberge district. A total of 26 self-help groups that submitted an application received a claim from this pot for their work.
In 2018, the health insurance funds will provide over 1.4 million euros for the diverse tasks of the 54 regional self-help organizations. These organize training courses, seminars, conferences and meetings for their members. They also produce information material and, as representatives of the self-help community, take a stand on important health and sociopolitical issues.
In addition to the self-help groups and the state organizations of self-help, the 34 self-help contact points in bavaria will receive 2.5 million euros this year (2017: 2.1 million euros) for their work. They support the self-help groups in the regions in setting up and running them, are the point of contact for all those interested in self-help, put people in touch with those affected and offer training courses.
The contact and information center for self-help (KOS) at the habberge district office received a claim of 46,000 euros for its work this year. This self-help contact point is supported by the habberge district office.