Health, sport and citizenship in the region

The regional council meeting this Thursday will reconsider its ” Regional Health Pact » with the creation of a Faculty of Medicine and a University Hospital in Orléans, but also with the reinforcement of resources in Tours. At the social level, in addition to developing sports practices and strengthening the associative fabric, the Region also wants to experiment’ Area without long-term unemployment

By Jean-Jacques Talpin

François Bonneau, President of the Centre-Val de Loire Regional Council. Photo by Jean-Jacques Talpin

The tranquility of the regional hemisphere should hardly be disturbed this Thursday in Orleans. Indeed, the elected officials do not have a very extensive agenda with, however, returning to the decisions of Jean Castex. the ” health pact In addition, unanimously approved by the Ceser at the beginning of the week, there is hardly any discussion, even if by the voice of Karine Fischer, La France Insoumise will remember that “ it is up to the state to invest in its universities, not in the region “. And it is true that the creation of a faculty of medicine on the La Source campus will entail costs: 13 million euros divided equally between the state and the region and 6 million for new physiotherapy spaces.

More nurses too!

Indeed, the future doctors (105 in the 1st year from September) will be trained in the buildings of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Management, whose buildings will be restructured to accommodate medicine, but also the future teachers of the schools registered at the INSP. Don’t forget that Droit Économie Gestion will move to the Madeleine campus in 2025. François Bonneau is all the more pleased with these announcements that they are not made to the detriment of the Faculty of Medicine of Tours, which will also receive new resources. Another Satisfaction: The Rise of Nursing Education: ” We went from 800 to 1,400 registered people this fall and probably 1,600 next September. In the Loiret, the number of trained nurses will increase from 240 to 400We are super responsive !”, François Bonneau, echoing the words of the right-wing opposition and the Center, welcomes the duo Forissier-Montillot, who believe that the region is a “ heavy responsibility in hospital bed closures and the emergency crisis due to the lack of trained nurses

“These are chat rooms, we want action! †

If he refuses to attack or criticize the cooperation between Orléans and Zagreb, François Bonneau wants to mark his territory: ” I remain focused on my goal, which is the health campus of La Source, I do not spread myself and refuse to consider competition between the two establishments. “But there is no question that the region joins the association created by the city of Orléans with several departmental councils in the region, to provide tutoring and support to medical students.

Other things should hardly upset the session. One report on associational life, another on sport, should receive general agreement with a few caveats. Charles Fournier (EELV) wants to push for sport and disability, sport and equality between men and women. All also agree to consolidate community life, with meetings, forums and consultations. † This is all small talk, jokes Nicolas Forissier (LR), we are not moving forward, it is absolute immobility. We want action “There is another societal issue that will lead to consensus: experimentation.” Area without long-term unemployment where the unemployed are recruited with a permanent contract by a project company » partly financed by social assistance converted into salary.

Unemployment an afterthought?

This could be about ten regional territories, three of which are currently receiving a national label. The region is making 500,000 euros available for initiating projects with 80,000 euros per experiment. The key is an economic and human goal: to help people who find it difficult to find work back into work and to further reduce regional unemployment, which today barely exceeds 6%. That also explains why unemployment has become a minor problem in presidential and parliamentary elections…