Alberta Health Inquiry

Inquiry Finds Queue-Jumping Occurred

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - An inquiry has found that queue-jumping has occurred in Alberta's health-care system and an environment exists in which it could happen aga...

Accusations Fly At Inquiry

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The lawyer for a Calgary doctor at the centre of queue-jumping allegations is crying foul over the treatment of his client at Alberta's hea...

Why Queue-Jumping Happens: Expert

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - An expert in bioethics says queue-jumping in the health system is never a black-and-white issue.Dr. Lynette Reid of Dalhousie University say...

More Proof Alberta's Elite Get Preferential Health Treatment

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A high-ranking Calgary doctor at the centre of queue-jumping allegations conceded Monday he booked his patients outside the normal routine, ...

What Role Did U of C Play In Queue Jumping?

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Taking stage Monday at a public inquiry is what role, if any, the University of Calgary played in a queue-jumping scandal that occurred on ...

Private Clinic Denies Queue-Jumping, But Did End-Run System

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Two operators of a private Calgary health centre concede they tried to end-run the booking procedures at a publicly funded cancer-screening ...

Timeline Of Queue-Jumping Allegations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A Timeline of alleged queue jumping at Calgary's Forzani and MacPhail Colon Cancer Screening Centre, based on testimony to date at Health S...

Doc At Heart Of Queue-Jump Allegation To Take Stand

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Calgary Dr. Ron Bridges, cited by his peers as possibly being behind a queue-jumping scheme at a colon cancer-screening clinic, will get a ...

Key Players In Alleged Queue Jumping To Go Before Inquiry

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Two prominent University of Calgary doctors at the centre of an alleged queue-jumping scheme to reward deep-pocketed university donors are t...

Can AHS Win Back The Public's Trust?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.03.2013 | Canada Alberta

Alberta Health Services knows that to regain the public's trust after last month's queue-jumping inquiry, there will have to be some work done, AHS pr...

Nurse Opened Flu Shot Clinic For Friends, Family During Vaccination Shortage

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY -- An Edmonton nurse says she opened a closed clinic to give pandemic flu shots to staff, friends and relatives because she didn't want the va...

Doc Describes Early Chaos At Colon Clinic

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The head of a public colon cancer centre in Calgary says there was administrative chaos when the clinic opened in 2008 and patient lists got...

Health Minister Offended By Inquiry Testimony

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's health minister says he is very concerned over testimony about a deal that allowed patients from a private clinic in Calgary to j...

VIPs Jumped The Queue For Colon Tests, Says Clerk

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - While ordinary Albertans waited three years for a colon cancer test, patients at a private clinic were treated in just weeks under an inform...

Told To Lie About Flu Shots

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY -- Alberta's health-care inquiry heard testimony Monday that paperwork was fudged and that Calgary Flames players and their families were dire...

\Ex-Health Boss Denies Knowledge Of Queue-Jumping

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY -- The former head of Calgary's health region says he's puzzled why one of his vice-presidents was directing unit supervisors to check on VIP ...

Flames Jumped Queue For Fear Of Lineups, Inquiry Told

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A concern that the Calgary Flames would be hounded by fans in long flu-shot lineups was the genesis of players and their families being allo...

Did Alberta Health Let Cronies Jump The Queue? We'll Soon Know..

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A health law expert has told an Alberta inquiry that federal and provincial health-care legislation contains gaps that can allow people to ...

Wildrose To Cure Ailing Health Care System?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2012 | Canada Politics

CALGARY - Alberta's Wildrose party says it will expand the scope of a judicial health inquiry to include allegations of doctor intimidation and queue ...