Emergency rooms are saturated: in Le Havre you must call 15 before arriving at the hospital

Emergency rooms are saturated: in Le Havre you must call 15 before arriving at the hospital

In Le Havre, emergency hospitals are saturated. The establishments remind you to call 15 before arriving. (©VM/76actu/Archives)

Not only in Rouen, extraordinary events are saturated. The hospital in Le Havre are also struggling high voltage in emergency services. The Le Havre Hospital Group launched the first level of the white planand prompts users to come only when needed.

The hospital is live: call 15

“Due to particularly persistent activity in the adult and pediatric emergency departments, Le Havre Hospital Group (GHH) activated its system “hospital under voltage” (level 1 of the white plan) with the aim of facilitating the reorganizations necessary to ensure that all patients can be cared for in the best possible conditions”, they write GHH, Ormeaux Clinic and Estuaire Private Hospital in a press release.

All three health facilities are organizing together to deal with the tense situation, especially due to the early outbreak of bronchiolitis.

Hospitals are also appealing to users, asking them “not to go to the emergency room but call 15 for prior medical advice.

If you do not call the emergency department before your arrival, you will be asked to call 15 on arrival to possibly be directed to the most appropriate structure.

Press release from Le Havre hospitals

Limit the systematic use of emergencies

This call is also part of the mechanism Access to care servicewhich is intended to reduce the systematic (and sometimes unnecessary) use of hospital emergency services.

“Whatever your problem, call and we’ll find a solution. The right care at the right place at the right time,” it summed up Dr. Francis Le Sire last august “For 30% of calls, a simple tip can be the solution. »

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