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The president of the Federation interprofessional of the health, Régine Laurent
The FIQ, now high of 75, 000 members wants to use the capital of sympathy which it enjoys with the public to change things for the better in the field of health.
“We became big “, was launched on Monday the president of the Federation interprofessional of the health, Régine Laurent, in his opening speech to the congress of the trade union organization, which held throughout the week in Lévis.
Three years ago, the FIQ were 62 000 members ; it now counts 75 000, nurses, nursing assistants, respiratory therapists, perfusionists clinical.
The FIQ has become ” the indispensable path in the health “, launched Ms. Laurent, is the organization that represents ” the very vast majority of those working in the public health network “.
Ms. Lawrence reiterated that the health system has experienced several turmoil with the many reforms of the minister of Health and social Services, Gaétan Barrette, in recent years.
And this is without considering the budget cuts of the past in health, the unfilled positions, overtime is imposed, the lack of full-time positions, listed Ms. Laurent. And it’s the patients, too, were hit, she said.
It is therefore intended that the FIQ is benefiting from the sympathy which it enjoys with the public to create “a great movement, carrying all the world, our members, patients, families, and all the world “to curb” the weakening of the network “health,” dismantling “.