Through this study, the authors make a capital a critical analysis about the national conjuncture within the field of health, and settle a relationship with the problems experienced by the municipality of Londrina. They analyse the responsibility of Federal Government and their various sectors, regarding the insufficiency of financial resources to be used in the area, and by the bad management of these resources. The structure health services in Londrina is described in detail, emphasizing the importance of this town as the regional center for the whole of northern Paraná. Emphasis is given to the excess os patients, at the moment, mainly in relation to general hospitals, because of lack of availability of beds. At the end of the study, considerations about the legislation of SUS (Sistema único de Saúde) are made and several suggestions are presented, aiming at regularizing the situation in the Municipality of Londrina.