The Assembly completes the review of the draft act health, voting was a solemn Tuesday

L'Assemblée achève l'examen du projet de loi santé, vote solennel mardi

The national Assembly has completed in the night of Friday to Saturday, the examination of the draft act health, after having adopted the measures, which are intended to regulate foreign doctors, or to fight against the influence of the lobbies for students in health.

The members of parliament had begun on Monday the first reading of the draft law put forward by Agnès Buzyn. They have finished their work around 3 o’clock in the morning, at the end of a “marathon”, in the words of reporter Thomas Mesnier (LREM).

The text will be the subject of a vote solemn on Tuesday, before continuing his journey parliamentarian in the Senate.

In the last line of the review text, meps adopted an article which should allow to regulate foreign physicians, essential to the functioning of many public hospitals, and improve the long term integration.

The text should resolve, by the end of the year 2021, the situation of some of these practitioners at diploma outside the european Union (Padhue), physicians, pharmacists, dentists or midwives, working without authorisation of the full financial year, after review of their application. The bill also provides various improvements in the device permanent authorization.

The deputies have also adopted, at the initiative of the government, an amendment that “intended to prohibit the offering of any advantage to students in health”. It is a matter of “putting an end to practices of influence that continue to exist in places of training”, according to the government.

The spokesman LREM Aurore Bergé welcomed on Twitter to put an end “to the practical influence of the lobbies in the places of training of health professionals”.

Just before completing the examination of the text, members have also provided for the delivery of a report within a period of six months by the government “on effective access to the voluntary interruption of pregnancy and on the difficulties of access encountered in the territories, including those related to the refusal to perform” an ABORTION by some practitioners.