Most emergency caregivers at the Pontoise hospital (Val-d'Oise) filed sick leave on Monday to alert to the deterioration of their working conditions, a "
" according to them in Ile-de-France, have announced on Monday the participants in this action.
90% of the nursing staff of the Adult Emergencies of the Pontoise Hospital have been on sick leave since this morning, a great first in IDF!!
The agents meet at 9 a.m. at the Directorate
, ”tweeted the UrgencesEnArrêtMaladie account which brings together carers from this service.
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Contacted by AFP, the management of the hospital could not be reached immediately.
The administrator on duty
" was warned of this action early this morning, assured AFP a caregiver participating in the movement.
These staff are asking for additional staff day and night and the immediate activation of the "
" to free up beds, while a triple winter epidemic of Covid-19, influenza and bronchiolitis is raging.
Regularly there are patients who are in the emergency room waiting to be hospitalized, since there is no room in the hospital.
So they're on stretchers in the emergency room, in the hallway
," testified to the
AFP a carer who refuses to give his identity for fear of reprisals from his employer.
there are more than twenty hours of waiting in the emergency room to already see a doctor and that the nurses install the patients in a consultation room
”, added this experienced professional.
We are at the end of it, the colleagues are fed up
They are all in a deplorable psychological state
" because they have to "
come to work with the risk of losing a patient because we don't have four arms and the management remains deaf
", lamented Eric Boucharel, UNSA Health departmental secretary. public and private social services in Val-d'Oise.
This is the first time that the emergency crisis has taken on such a scale in the Paris region, according to this trade unionist.
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In the East of France, the emergencies of Sarreguemines and Thionville in Moselle have also been experiencing tensions and numerous sick leaves since the end of December.
On Friday, the local prefecture and ARS launched the white plan in all health establishments in the department.