Although there has already been an infection in the body of health workers for several months, for now, the network continues to stand. According to the most recent census, of the approximately 299,000 employees in the network, 4,223 were absent and 12,000 were absent at the height of the crisis.
At a press conference, Health and Social Services Minister Christian Dube said, “We have already seen bad things.” He noted that “all sorts of scenes” are being explored if the non-arrival further complicates the situation. Nothing specific has been decided yet.
4223 did not come Press At the end of the day by the Ministry, there are both staff in Kovit-19 and those who are without preventive action, marginalized in the screening process or denied screening.
Roughly speaking, Robert Maranda, of the ministry’s public affairs department, notes that the network “can count on the same number of employees it had last winter”, up from 291,000 in 2020 to 299,000 in 2021, all job titles combined. .
Immunosuppressive disorders (1851) and non-screening (1019) are heavier on the balance sheet than the confirmed Covit-19 cases (892).
Of the 461 people who were not due for screening, it was mostly those who were suspended. Already, on November 14th, Press Nearly 200 health workers have been suspended without pay for refusing to undergo mandatory screening. (Under the Ministry order, employees who have not received the two-dose Covit-19 vaccine should be tested outside of their working hours.)
Health centers (149 non-staff) in the Laval area are relatively vacant, while Montreal has 1,426 non-staff.
The category of employee category is as follows. In the Nursing Care section (which mainly includes paramedics and respiratory therapists), the Ministry lists 1148 absentees; Of the ancillary services (especially assistants), 1,598 were absent; There are 912 professionals (occupational therapists, speech therapists, biochemists, etc.). Those who don’t are in “management” or other categories.
The ability of troops to stay healthy is critical to maintaining as many surgeries as possible. According to the ministry, 97% of employees have been vaccinated against COVID-19, and they have given priority to the administration of a third dose, which is ongoing.
There are no employees in the health network
Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine: 34
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean: 224
Morrissey and Center-to-Quebec: 378
North Bank: 49
Northern Quebec: 2
Source: Department of Health and Social Services
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