Gabriel Attal guarantees “32 billion euros” of extra funding “in the next five years” | EUROtoday

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Gabriel Attal responds to a journalist, accompanied by the new Minister of Labor, Health and Solidarity, Catherine Vautrin, on his right, during a visit to the Dijon-Bourgogne University Hospital, January 13, 2024.

During his fourth journey since his appointment Tuesday to Matignon, the Prime Minister, Gabriel Attal, promised “32 billion additional euros” for the well being system “within the next five years”Saturday January 13, in entrance of the cameras.

“Among all the problems to be solved, the hospital, obviously, is at the top of the pile”declared the pinnacle of presidency, who visited the Dijon college hospital heart, accompanied by the brand new Minister of Labor, Health and Solidarity, Catherine Vautrin, appointed Thursday.

Mr. Attal promised that the federal government ” continue[ait] to invest massively in the hospital, and more broadly for our health system », seeing in the public hospital and the caregivers a “national treasure”.

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I tell you, the next budget that my government will have to present will be a historic budget for the public hospital”he again assured.

“Several years for it to be felt”

“We are making up for decades of underinvestment, and obviously it takes several years for this to be felt by the caregiver, the doctor who is here, in the hospital”, said the Prime Minister. The latter also claimed to want “ continue to transform the financing of [l’]hospital [public français] » for it to be “funded smarter”. He also mentioned “the challenge of coordination with the [médecine de] city, obviously, to also reduce the pressure weighing on the hospital”.

Catherine Vautrin declared for her part that she “wanted to pay tribute to those who are mobilized to ensure this reception of emergencies at all ages of life”. “What is interesting is a multi-departmental and multi-regional welcome. It is important to highlight these elements of complementarity between urbanity and rurality”she added.

The World with AFP