Despite the billions of “Ségur”, the hospital comes out of the pandemic very weakened

If money has been reinjected into the public hospital to get through the health crisis, it is faltering under the weight of structural difficulties and the accumulation of heavy care delayed by the Covid.

Recognized, applauded every evening, rewarded with some 12 billion euros from the “Ségur de la Santé” which made it possible to increase the salaries of caregivers and to invest in establishments, one would have thought that the public hospital was leaving. heightened from the pandemic. On the contrary, it appears to be more fragile than ever.

From the organization of the white plans to the logistics of the vaccination campaign, the public hospital has shown that it is an essential and structuring actor. It played the role of health shield by taking care of more than 80% of Covid patients. He comes out grown and recognized», Declares Zaynab Riet, general delegate of the FHF.

But he also comes back very tested. After millions of deprogramming of non-Covid pathologies, the hospital is facing delays in treatment that have not yet been caught up. For example, “30% of kidney transplants were postponed during the first lockdown, a major public health problem», Says Zaynab Riet.

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