Alberta Health Queue Jumping Inquiry

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...

Enough With The Poor Investigations, AHS

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Health Services needs to shape up on its in-house investigations given evidence that supervisors brushed off warnings of queue-jump...

Queue-Jumping Inquiry May Get Extension Afterall

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford is suggesting the province's queue-jumping inquiry may get its requested deadline extension after all.Redfor...

Cancer Clinic Admits To Queue-Jumping For Tests

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The head of the publicly funded Colon Cancer Screening Centre conceded Wednesday that patients from one private clinic were allowed to jump ...

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...

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...

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...

Queue Jumping? Happens All The Time: Doc

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A knee surgeon says queue-jumping occurs all the time because Alberta's health care is so broken that people with connections will naturally...

Inquiry Sandbagging Witnesses: Critics

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.09.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The former head of Edmonton's health region admitted she gave a heads-up to staff on incoming VIP patients — but didn't expect those patie...

Queue Jumping Inquiry Points Finger At Accuser

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - In a day of emotional testimony at an inquiry into health-care queue-jumping, Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman said he has written prescr...

Sister Denies Pulling Strings

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The sister of Alberta Premier Alison Redford says she has never pulled strings to help someone get faster or better health-care treatment."...

Queue Jumping Allegations 'Absolutely False' Says Liberal Leader

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman says he was the go-to guy to get answers on health-care problems when he was part of the government, but...

Did He Seek Access To Preferential Health Care?

CP | Tim Cook, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The former chief executive of Alberta's health superboard says he took flak from provincial politicians for not having "fix-it" people in p...

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 ...

Alberta Hearing Into Health Queue Jumping Won't Be Witch Hunt Says Inquiry Head

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A retired judge promised Monday that his inquiry into health-care queue jumping in Alberta will be wide-ranging, but it won't be a witch hu...