The 750-million-euro plan announced by Agnès Buzyn on Monday to end the emergency crisis does not seem to have convinced the strikers. Worse, the lack of response to their main demands, namely an increase in wages, creation of beds and posts, even pushed the CGT launched a call to demonstrate Wednesday, September 11.
Unlike the president of Samu-Urgences de France François Braun, who was satisfied Monday evening on Europe 1 measures announced, the spokesman of the Association of Urgent Physicians of France Christophe Prudhomme believes instead that "750 million it could be interesting , but that's not enough. In the sight of this member of the CGT and his union, the will of the Minister of Health that there are more patients over 65 in emergencies within five years.
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"Just so that the elderly stay in their EHPAD and do not come to emergency by default because it lacks staff, it is necessary to create 40,000 jobs in these institutions, which represents 1.2 billion euros. is also what the directors of EHPAD require, and we see that we are very far.
"Extend the movement"
"If you do not put the means to be able to impel a reorganization, it can not work", slices the trade unionist. To believe the CGT, the plan that was to emerge the emergency of the crisis and end the strike of some 250 services could well give it a new lease on life, since this "first move" showed "what can be done evolve things ". Unhappy, the union advocates "to increase the balance of power and extend the movement beyond emergencies," says Christophe Prudhomme. "The motto for Wednesday is that we continue."