Health 

Mandatory extra time: nurses are prisoners at the hospital

Hundreds of nurses denounce the mandatory overtime that keeps them “hostage” in the hospital and pushing many young professionals to want to leave the profession. “We are afraid of being sequestrated every time we step into the hospital. It’s not supposed to be a prison! “ This testimony is taken from the “black book”, a notebook in which 500 nurses from Lanaudière denounce the mandatory extra time (TSO) and of which Le Journal obtained an exclusive copy. First observation: nurses live the daily stress of OST, and many consider themselves “prisoners” of the hospital…

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Health 

Hospitals: CHU deficit explodes in 2017

The deficit of CHU was in 2017 to 268 million euros, against 52 million in 2016, alarmed the Conference of Directors General of these institutions. The financial situation of the University Hospital Centers (CHU) is alarming. And for good reason, the deficit of these public institutions has increased five-fold in just one year to 268 million euros, according to figures published by the Conference of Directors General of these institutions. The deficit of 32 CHUs in France amounted to 268 million euros in 2017, against 52 million in 2016, for a budget of 31.483 billion euros,…

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