Unprecedented July 14 ceremony this Tuesday, at the end of the morning in Angoulême. Due to the health crisis, no military parade in the streets but a static rally on New York Square, with, on the basket overlooking the square, a delegation of Charente caregivers invited by the prefecture.
“We take this invitation as a mark of recognition for the profession and all the caregivers mobilized during this crisis”, testify Christine, Véronique and Audrey, nurses at the Angoulême hospital center, after an informal interview with the prefect Marie Lajus. “The Covid had an impact on the workforce, both physical and psychological. We were redeployed to other services, we had to constantly adapt. But overall, it did not happen. too badly spent “. This Tuesday, the nurses simply deplored that the management and senior executives of the Angoulême hospital center did not come to the ceremony. “It’s even quite regrettable”.
Another regret: among the public, the masks were counted on the fingers of two hands then all the nursing staff present were masked: “The virus circulates little in Charente, people have lowered their guard. Many no longer wear the mask, we sees who are kissing. Life resumes its course for everyone, we can understand it. But this relaxation should not have consequences. We, we remain vigilant “. A delegation from Charente also took part in the July 14 ceremony on Tuesday at Place de la Concorde in Paris.