Hospital: why do nurse anesthetists call for a “dead block” week?


To support their claims and underline their fatigue, nurse anesthetists have called for a “dead block” week, implying a drop in scheduled operations.

As of Monday, November 8, groups of state anesthetist nurses are calling for a week of “dead block”, as AFP points out. They call themselves “IADE United” and set up this strike to support their demands already made to the State, after almost two years of hard work in the face of Covid-19.

What claims from nurse anesthetists?

The nurse anesthetists testify to their fatigue and their desire to see “the arduousness of their exercise” taken into account. They also ask that their “exclusive” skills are more widely recognized, that their salaries be revalued and that they be granted more legislative and regulatory recognition.

In an interview with France Bleu, a nurse explains: “We are doing two additional years of studies, we are working independently, under supervision with an anesthetist. But it is we who are there with the patient from the start to the end of the operation, who sedate him, monitor him his awakening. ”

The collectives stressed that this fight had already been going on for a year and that the nurses had “nothing more to lose”. This claim will be characterized by a significant slowdown in their activity in operating theaters on scheduled operations. This should not affect emergencies, said the union statement.

Sources: France Bleu, AFP.

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