emergencies and maternity on strike –
While the midwives of the Paule de Viguier maternity unit are warning about their working conditions, the Purpan and Rangueil emergencies are disrupted by a strike.
The situation repeats itself. For the fourth consecutive Monday, the emergencies of the Toulouse University Hospital are due to a strike by paramedical staff (nurses, caregivers, etc.) on June 27. Sunday evening, the emergencies of Purpan and Rangueil are reserved for the only cases regulated by the 15. That is to say for vital emergencies. The population must call on the attending physicians and on-call physicians for other situations. The return to normal is scheduled for Wednesday. The direction proposes the creation of stations of seizure, but the strikers claim forty of them.
“Linking acts while neglecting the accompaniment”
This is an additional symptom of the crisis that is going through the world of health in France. Because the midwives of the Paule de Viguier maternity hospital in Toulouse went on strike on Friday June 24 to denounce their working conditions and improve patient care.
“Midwives, childcare assistants, nursing assistants and doctors (anaesthesiologists, obstetricians and paediatricians) are overworked day and night. They have no choice but to chain acts while neglecting the support of patients and their families, “says a press release from the union. South Social Health 31. “More serious, the overactivity induces a delay in care, pain with the fitting of an epidural caused by lack of space and anesthesiologist available (…). »
The latter notes that “the management has accepted the opening of an additional midwife position 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from September 1, 2022, therefore not this summer and without increasing the means of replacement for this team” .
At the Toulouse University Hospital on strike, the conclusions of the “flash mission” are eagerly awaited
Everyone is waiting to see what the “flash mission” will give, on emergencies and unscheduled care, commissioned by the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron and appointed to Doctor François Braun. This mission must give rise to decisions to hold the summer. The conclusions are expected for June 28.