Alberta Queue Jumping

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Doctors At Alberta Hospital Couldn't Push Politicians Ahead If They'd Wanted To

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A manager of urgent care at a southern Alberta clinic says there were times when doctors would push to have family and favourites moved 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...

Did You Witness Queue-Jumping? Website Wants To Hear From You

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.27.2012 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - An inquiry into allegations that some Albertans have been getting preferential treatment in the health-care system has launched a website.Jo...

Queue Jumping Allegations Rock Alberta Tories

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2011 | Canada Politics

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- EDMONTON — Alberta's health minister dismissed allegations Monday that his caucus colleagues have let friends and cronies jump...