French hospitals now encouraged to buy their protective masks and gloves in France or in Europe

In a mask manufacturing factory in Saint-Barthélemy-d’Anjou, near Angers, March 31, 2020. POOL / REUTERS French manufacturers have been asking for this measure for over a year. A circular now establishes rules for calls for tenders which will encourage the 3,000 hospitals and clinics in the territory to buy their masks and gloves from French … Read more

several regions are reactivating the white plan in their hospitals

The white plan makes it possible in particular to deprogram operations and to reassign personnel to critical care services. PATRICK HERTZOG / AFP Under the pressure of the fifth wave of Covid-19, the regional health agencies (ARS) of Ile-de-France, Occitanie, Pays de la Loire and Bourgogne-Franche-Comté announced, Wednesday, December 8 , the triggering of the … Read more

Covid-19. Germany to limit public life for unvaccinated

Faced with a fourth wave of the covid-19 pandemic, Germany will not sit idly by. Coming soon, only people vaccinated or known to have recovered from the disease will be able to enter restaurants and attend events public, cultural and sports. According to documents that the Reuters agency had access to, the measure should apply … Read more

nearly 20% of beds closed in hospitals for lack of staff

A flash survey conducted at the initiative of the Scientific Council at the beginning of October delivers a worrying picture of the situation at the French hospital, as revealed by Liberation. Nearly 20% of beds are closed in CHUs and CHRs due to a staff shortage. The result of the flash survey conducted at the … Read more

With the return of bronchiolitis, hospitals are under pressure again

A woman and her baby in front of the Tenon hospital, in Paris, on September 23, 2021. THOMAS COEX / AFP The pediatricians dreaded her, and she arrived a few weeks early. The bronchiolitis epidemic is spreading in all regions with an already critical situation in Ile-de-France and in the Grand-Est, where the intensive care … Read more

In Guadeloupe, hospitals victims of sabotage

The Pointe-à-Pitre University Hospital, September 3, 2021. CARLA BERNHARDT / AFP Waste oil in offices, sticks in locks and “Malicious acts” : the health authorities of the department of Guadeloupe denounced, Wednesday, October 6, “Acts of sabotage” within health establishments, in the midst of virulent debates on the vaccination obligation. People “Carry out acts of … Read more

François Crémieux, a former blue helmet at the bedside of Marseille hospitals

The director general of Public Assistance-Hospitals of Marseille, François Crémieux, on July 7, in Marseille. GILLES BADER / LA PROVENCE / PHOTOPQR / MAXPPP Appointed, on June 3, at the head of the Public Assistance-Hospitals of Marseille (AP-HM), François Crémieux had never set foot in the Marseille city until then. “Just a passage when I … Read more

Idlib hospitals overwhelmed by surge in Covid-19 cases

Medics transport a patient with Covid-19 to the Syrian-American Medical Society hospital in Idlib, northwestern Syria, on September 20, 2021. GHAITH ALSAYED / AP In the anti-Covid unit at Kafr Takharim field hospital in northwestern Syria’s Idlib province, healthcare workers are on the verge of exhaustion. “Sometimes, I am desperate in the face of the … Read more

Hospitalization rate: the fatal distortions in the new measure for the corona policy

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