More resources in the community and better training for emergency services are needed Canadians routinely complain about the long wait times at hospital emergency rooms across the country — and health policy experts have long flagged the high costs associated with emergency services and the impact it has on the finances of our publicly funded […]
Il faut accroître les services de proximité et améliorer la formation des intervenants Une version de ce commentaire est parue dans Le Huffington Post Quebéc La population canadienne se plaint régulièrement des longues périodes d’attente à l’urgence. Et il y a longtemps que les experts des politiques de santé attirent notre attention sur le coût élevé […]
The public response to the appeal on behalf of Eugene Melnyk, owner of the Ottawa Senators hockey team, for a liver donor has been a heart-warming demonstration of the generosity of our community. Fortunately, a donor was found and the transplant was performed in time to save his life.
Canadians might have been inclined to take a sedative for an anxiety attack after reading about the Wait Time Alliance’s (WTA) 2014 report card on waits for medical care in Canada. The WTA gives Canada a failing grade on the structural changes it says are needed to have the timely access to care seen in other countries.