The Regional Health Project is a comprehensive guidance document updated this year by the Regional Health Agency. It is the subject of consultation with various partners, including the local authorities of Burgundy-Franche-Comté. Meeting on Thursday, September 14 in committee, the elected representatives of the Pays Val de Loire Nivernais unanimously issued an unfavorable opinion.
Éric Guyot, president of the country, considers that beyond a “precise diagnosis of 882 pages”, this roadmap lacks concrete measures to fight against medical desertification: “We are missing a nursing training operating room in Nièvre. In speech therapy , there is only one school in the region, in Besançon”… And to continue:
Given the medical demographics, we want mobility assistance so our fellow citizens can consult professionals.
Regarding the installation of doctors, if the “seduction” policy is bearing some fruit, particularly thanks to the action of the Country, “the first lever is for trainee doctors to come to do internships here.” However, there are currently only 15 scholarship recipients at Nièvre, despite having 60 supports (internship supervisors). “We ask for territorial equity,” explains Éric Guyot, asking for financial help so that Dijon students can occasionally find accommodation outside Dijon without additional costs.
Are the trainee doctors who participated in the Nièvre discovery weekend planning to settle here?
“Our deliberation is intended to be constructive,” insists the President of the Country, who hopes that the ARS will take it into account. The revised ERP will be adopted after examining the various opinions…