Once we discuss concerning the well being system, we frequently have a reflex to return to the archives to remind ourselves that nothing has modified.
We inform ourselves our well being system has been on water for 40 years, with full data of the info. Yesterday’s issues are at this time’s issues. The extra you modify…
As of late, the Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont is the embodiment of our inhuman and cold system. An embodiment additionally of our collective incapability to enhance our community even a bit of, whatever the political coloration in energy.
However is the center system in our system distinctive to Quebec?
No, as a result of all over the place is cracking now. All well being methods in western international locations are bankrupt.
in one other place
Let’s begin with France.
Quote your newspaper opening launchon 30 December.
“Hospitals are overflowing, cracking up caregivers and roasting sufferers […] The system is cracking all over the place. President Macron speaks of “getting out of this present day of countless disaster”.
“This present day of countless disaster” is precisely what nurses are saying throughout Quebec.
In Ontario, we needed to name within the Crimson Cross final December to make up for a workers scarcity. We’re there!
Within the UK, the British well being system can be in a state of decay. There may be discuss of a “humanitarian disaster” there. We dwell the identical horror tales: countless waits and breathless nursing workers.
In Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, all over the place, it’s the identical phenomenon. All facial methods are unable to ship on their earlier guarantees.
I don’t say that to excuse us. However to search out that one of many pillars of the welfare state – a common well being care system – is collapsing.
We face a demographic stability that not exists.
Such as you, I admire Christian Dube very a lot. Merely put, I get the impression that we’ll be left with a fireplace minister armed with water cannons in entrance of a fireplace that has grown uncontrolled.