Why was it not accepted when we were able to discuss it in the National Assembly last week? In an interview with Radio-Canada, Dominic Angled is surprised.
The new order allows the government acquisition center to award contracts by mutual agreement, regardless of the amount, for the full list of medical and office supplies.
There is a clear open position for slippage, which is passed five days after the end of the parliamentary session.
Products that can be obtained without a call for tenders include anesthesia and respiratory treatment components, angio-radioactive products and orthopedic products.
The government fears that service will be disrupted if these equipments are exhausted. The delay in resumption by health managers during epidemics justifies the need for a Quebec mandate.
If there are distribution issues, we would like to know where they are, Says Dominic Angled, a
Lack of transparency When 145,000 Quebecs are waiting for surgery.
What is the risk outside of stock and distribution? Where are the service interruptions?
In an email to Radio-Canada, the government acquisition center explains that it is trying to avoid it
Significant risks in providing patient care services As well as
Turmoil for companies.
Dominic Angled is surprised that the recognition should be extended for another nine months.
This is way too long, She says.
The order states that contracts should not be completed or renewed for more than 18 months.
On 18-month contracts, you can complete the shares for five years, Says the Liberal leader.
The Ministry of Health also over-purchased some personal protective equipment (PPE) during epidemics Some may expire unused.
Between March and December 2020, Quebec spent more than $ 3 billion on medical supplies through contracts without a call for tenders. In a hurry, The masks were paid seven times more than the normal price.
Quebec refuses to release details COVID-19 and Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Division (UPAC ) Is interested in contracts signed on the brink of epidemic.
The list of items that can be purchased over the counter until March 2022 includes food items, tableware, bedding, uniforms and printers, ink cartridges and paper.
Party Cubacois is also surprised
Rule without restrictions, The parliamentary speaker wrote on Twitter Because , Pascal Parube.
For his part, the party’s health spokesman Joel Arseno is surprised
Extension of power associated with health emergency.
Are we going to release all the details of all the contracts? He was surprised on Twitter. He also asks if there will be a Quebec purchasing unit.
In 2020, the health network was purchased Companies 350 million medical equipment to foreign companies.