“Public hospitals do not have the means to function normally. We lack beds. We lack staff. Wages have not been sufficiently readjusted. Staffers are exhausted and leave. And so we are here because we cannot treat people adequately.” “If we manage to have 500,000 signatures we can challenge the government, as this action is taking place everywhere (in France), we could tell the government: ‘See, the French people are attached to their hospitals, so we must preserve them’, because it seems that the hospitals have made way for all other plans.”