RTL GUEST – Departure of the Minister of Health: “We need a pilot on the plane”, claims a doctor

Are we witnessing a new wave of Covid-19? While they had faded for several weeks, coronavirus contaminations were multiplying in France, with more than 50,000 positive cases per day, up nearly 50% over one week. Djillali Annane, head of the intensive care unit at Garches hospital, warns of the hospital’s ability to withstand a new severe wave and affirms it: “We need a pilot in the plane”. He thus refers to the departure of the Minister of Health Brigitte Bourguignon, who lost in the second round of the legislative elections.

“It is a concern because the current situation of the hospital and the health system in general is not probably not very good“, indicated the doctor. “Whether at the gates of the hospital, that is to say in the emergency room, or in the medical and intensive care units, we are all faced with a lack of staffwith caregivers who also want to take days off (during the summer)”, he underlined, also regretting “a kind of pernicious circle in which it is difficult to maintain patient reception capacity with a high level of quality of care”.

“The question or questions of health are extremely important and can no longer suffer from any delay“, revealed Djillali Annane, when discussing the imminent resignation of the Minister of Health Brigitte Bourguignon, beaten in the legislative elections. the strong presence of a Minister of Healthin order to pilot the health care of France”, concluded the doctor.

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