Mayenne: An endless queue to register with a doctor makes people react – 20 Minutes

The short sequence, filmed on Friday, has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times and generated many reactions. Thursday and Friday in Evron (Mayenne), hundreds of people waited, sometimes several hours, to register with the new general practitioner who had just settled in this department, where access to care is particularly difficult. More than 120 people are queuing this afternoon in front of the Évron Health Center to register with the new doctor who is settling in the town #DesertsMedicaux #Mayenne @lescoevrons @VilledEvron— France Bleu Mayenne (@bleumayenne) September 2, 2022 Access to this content has been blocked in order to respect your choice of consent By clicking on “I ACCEPT”, you accept the deposit of cookies by external services and will thus have access to the content of our partners I ACCEPT And to better reward 20 Minutes, do not hesitate to accept all cookies, even for one day only, via our “I accept for today” button in the banner below. More information on the Cookie Management Policy page.

According to France Bleu Mayenne, which broadcast the famous video, the first patients, sometimes elderly, arrived at 9:30 a.m., while registration only started in the afternoon. It must be said that three doctors in the town retired last June, leaving many inhabitants without a doctor. “France, a third world country” “Thanks to Macron, France, a third world country, reacted Jean-Luc Mélenchon on Twitter. Shortage, disorder, lack of everything. “” How better to say in images the reality of medical deserts, for his part wrote the PS deputy of Mayenne Guillaume Garot. Finally find effective solutions for a better distribution of our doctors throughout France. In total, the new practitioner must take care of 500 patients. A third doctor is expected in the coming months in this same health center.