HOSPITAL CRISIS, A SYSTEM ON THE VERGE OF COLLAPSE
A dearth of means and solutions
The French hospital system has long enjoyed a reputation for excellence while providing free and quality care for all.
But today, the entire system is sick with a shortage of doctors, bed closures, and overcrowded emergency rooms. The scale of the crisis is unprecedented. The doctors and nursing staff are facing burnout.
To keep the services open, some hospitals hire temporary staff at a premium while others recruit unqualified staff.