Should the emergency departments for children in the north be expanded?

Even children with minor injuries are often sent from the north to the capital's paediatric clinic. DP MPs Corinne Cahen and Carole Hartmann wanted to know from the Minister of Health why the CHdN's emergency departments cannot be guaranteed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and how many children from the north are sent to the Kannerklinik.

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« Sur le site du Centre hospitalier du Nord on peut lire que les urgences pédiatriques sont ouvertes 7 jours sur 7, de 8h à 20h.

Il nous revient néanmoins que des enfants de moins de 16 ans doivent être emmenés à la Kannerklinik par l’ambulance du CGDIS, même avec des blessures mineures comme des plaies qui nécessites quelques points de suture. 

Par conséquent nous aimerions savoir de Madame la Ministre de la Santé et de la Sécurité sociale :

  • Comment se fait-il que le Centre hospitalier du Nord ne puisse pas garantir des urgences pédiatriques 7jours sur 7, 24 heures du 24 ?
  • Pourquoi est-ce que les urgentistes ne pourraient pas s’occuper d’enfants, surtout s’il s’agit « uniquement » de refermer des plaies ?
  • Combien d’enfants de moins de 16 ans du Nord du pays sont emmenés par les ambulances à la Kannerklinik ?
  • Est-il envisagé d’élargir les urgences pédiatriques dans le Nord du pays ? »

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