Agnès Buzin announces training for SAMU operators

Naomi Musenga's parents and brother, at a press conference on 22 June 2018 in Illkirch-Graffenstaden, near Strasbourg.
Naomi Musenga's parents and brother, at a press conference on 22 June 2018 in Illkirch-Graffenstaden, near Strasbourg. FREDERICK FLORIN / AFP

The EMS refused to take control of Naomi Musenga immediately. A year after the young woman's death, Health Minister, Agnès Buzin, recalled Friday 18 January on Franceinfo, the actions implemented.

You need to create a diploma for medical regulatory assistants (SAMU practitioners), who "The 1st will be operationalst September 2019 " said the minister. This diploma will be awarded at the end of a "One year training with over 1,400 hours of theoretical and practical courses", she said.

The minister also asked all the UAS in France "Harmonizes their call handling procedures". Finally, Agnès Buzyn confirmed " to work " on "A simplified telephone number", while several emergency numbers coexist: 112 (European), 15 (SAMU), 17 (police), 18 (firefighters), 114 (deaf and hard of hearing) … But the question of a "Single number" it is, for the moment, not decided.

A "Naomi Musenga law"

The minister explained that the case of Naomi Musenga showed that when there is a call between two listeners, there may be a change in the information: "It is imperative, if we go to a single number, that there is no risk of loss of information or distortion of information in calls between the police, firefighters, the UAS, and all this requires a lot of harmonization work "she said.

Naomi Musenga, 22, died on December 29, 2017 for the consequences of a "The paracetamol intoxication absorbed by self-medication for several days", according to the medical elements of the research.

The General Inspectorate of Social Affairs (IGAS) remained behind "Almost 2:20 am" to his charge, after a first call that had not been taken seriously by an operator of the SAMU Bas-Rhin. "The fire department controller had sent the call to the EMS regulator saying "Mmyself Musenga has the influence" : may have distorted the perception of gravity " of the situation, according to Mmyself Buzyn.

On Friday, the parents of Naomi Musenga spoke in the pages of the Parisian. Regretting that after a year Nothing progresses, they ask for a "Law of Naomi Musenga", on which it would be based "A humanist medicine, with a reorganization of relief, training, the establishment of the unique number to avoid the loss of a huge amount of time [ils ont] they were victims ".

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