The General Directorate of Health raised the issue of general practitioners, deprived of vaccines this week, for the benefit of pharmacists.
The news had the effect of a bomb, when doctors discovered Sunday evening in their mailbox the last “urgent DGS”, these messages sent to health professionals by the Directorate General of Health. And for good reason: “For the week of March 8, the order will only be opened for the specific needs of pharmacies, it will not be possible to take orders for doctors given the number of doses delivered by AstraZeneca (approximately 28,000 vials available to order ) “, indicates the ministry in its message. Doctors will therefore not be able to order vaccines this week, these being reserved for pharmacists. This circular immediately provoked the bronca of the liberal doctors, who saw in it the expression of a contempt coupled with a great inconsistency …
Because after weeks of waiting, family doctors had finally obtained the green light to vaccinate in the office, had organized themselves to summon patients and had scheduled appointments.
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