Dr Patrick Charlebois, president of the Quebec Surgery Association.
Meet in December, the president of the Quebec Surgery Association, Dr. Patrick Charlebois, said he believed that the strike days would have an upward impact on waiting lists.
Reducing our activities by 30% is easy, but starting a 130% catch-up is impossible, he said. We will therefore try to work at 103%, but the catch-up curve will be extremely long.
It's impossible, completely illusory, said for her part, Dr. Marie Gdalevitch, who divides her time between the Center for Aesthetic and Orthopedic Reconstruction and the Verdun Hospital, in south-central Montreal.
At Québec solidaire, health spokesperson Vincent Marissal believes that the key remains the recruitment of personnel.
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The solidarity deputy for Rosemont, Vincent Marissal.
Me, I ask him to instead devote himself to providing good working conditions, good workplaces, so that we are able, for example, to run our operating rooms […], which do not run not at their full performance.
These new data are made public at a time when Quebec is preparing to recruit the CEO and administrators of Santé Québec, the new agency which must manage the health network later in 2024.