The physicians are organized to ensure the continuity of care this summer

As every summer, the physicians must arrange for their patients during the holidays. A topic all the more sensitive this year that the heat wave has started ver

The physicians are organized to ensure the continuity of care this summer

As every summer, the physicians must arrange for their patients during the holidays. A topic all the more sensitive this year that the heat wave has started very early and that emergencies, under pressure, can't absorb an additional influx. But finding a replacement is not always simple for the physicians of the city, even if the platforms of the relationship have blossomed in recent years. The supply remains lower than demand with 13.747 replacements for 198.081 doctors in regular activity, according to the Council of the order.

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The topic is even more delicate than the criteria to obtain the license replacement have been hardened, in some regions, for internal general medicine. "Then it was sufficient to have validated three semesters and a level 1 course to get his license, in some areas, it must now have been five or six semesters and an internship of ...

Updated Date: 03 July 2019, 00:00

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