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LDid the hospital companies fail? As famous by our colleagues from France 3 Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Frédéric Valletoux, the Minister of Health, requested the opening of an administrative investigation, after the demise of an octogenarian discovered useless in a rubbish dumpster on February 25. Guest on franceinfo, Sunday March 3, the minister established an goal: “Understand if there have been any issues within the group of the service at the moment. »

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The 85-year-old affected person obtained misplaced after escaping the supervision of caregivers. Frédéric Valletoux didn’t rule out a “lack of supervision […] at a time of work overload, particularly following the arrival of two or three patients in the deshock room.” “In this gap, it seems that she left and found a way to this very remote location,” reported the minister. The physique took a number of days to be discovered.

The post-mortem of the physique confirmed no traces of beatings. The demise is attributed to pneumonia, in accordance with the general public prosecutor of Aix-en-Provence, Jean-Luc Blachon. “Pathological examinations were ordered by the prosecution to refine these initial conclusions,” he stated. An investigation was opened to find out the causes of demise. The sufferer's daughter accuses the hospital of getting “not moved”, explaining that she discovered her mom with the assistance of a firefighter cousin and his colleagues.

An improved Samu?

This demise, which the minister attributes to “an overload of work”, led him to say the entry to care service (SAS), an improved Samu which redirects “lighter” circumstances to group medication, which which permits “to relieve emergencies a little”, with “10 to 30% fewer passages”.