A crisis in pediatrics: The Minister of Health will receive representatives from the sector tomorrow, Wednesday – Irsheid

Facing the slingshot. The Minister of Health, François Browne, receives pediatric specialists on Wednesday to work on the future of this sector, in a crisis, Because of unsatisfactory working conditions and staff shortages.

“I see all pediatric specialists tomorrow to work with them on this reform not only for the hospital as a whole, but also for this child health sector,” the minister said on Tuesday during a meeting. To the Necker-Enfants Malades Hospital in Paris. He added that a “big plan” about the sector’s future will be proposed in the spring.

Pediatric emergency services are currently facing a crisis linked to unsatisfactory working conditions and staff shortages. In this context, they face an early epidemic of bronchiolitis, a respiratory disease that affects children and sometimes leads them to hospital. This situation led to the saturation of resuscitation services for children in Ile-de-France hospitals, which organize patient transfers.

The “action plan” did not convince the executive

“We are today 31 children were taken out of the Ile-de-France region “At the height of the bronchiolitis epidemic,” François Browne noted. He explained that the families of these transferred children will be “taken care of” as was the case during the transfer of Covid patients at the height of the health crisis.

On October 22, a group of 7,000 child caregivers Send an open letter to Emmanuel Macron To denounce inadequate working and care conditions, as a result of “irresponsible political inaction”.

The government responded by announcing an “immediate action plan” and releasing 150 million euros for “hospital services under pressure”. It has not yet been determined how much of the envelope will go to pediatric services. “Insufficient” and “cynical” measures according to the pediatric group, which wants to go to the Elysee on Wednesday to deliver a letter to the head of state.

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