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New hospital rules have separated some parents from their newborns in the NICU, but they're finding ways to stay connected.
Therapists, accountants and drivers are pitching in to thank coronavirus helpers.
Cleaners are sanitizing health-care facilities to keep everyone safe.
The communities that lose out in these situations are invariably the smaller ones.
Some women say they've experienced disrespectful or abusive treatment in hospitals.
Unionized nurses across Canada have long argued that fiscally driven short staffing ignores the larger picture, putting patients' safety at risk.
In Sweden, the government has a very limited degree of bureaucratic control over the health-care sector. This is a far cry from the health department determining the one menu to be served in every hospital, clinic and long-term care facility.
A breakthrough in negotiations has Premier Kathleen Wynne sounding optimistic about an eventual deal with doctors. Yet doctors in Ontario remain thoughtful and wary after a hard-fought battle for Binding Arbitration. Look around. The health-care system is broken.
A recent conference in Toronto addressed whether Australia has anything to teach Canada about how Canadian medicare might evolve. There are a number of areas where Australia's experience might prove helpful. The first is the public funding of pharmaceuticals.
Services like surgery and obstetrics are being packed up and moved wholesale to urban centres, forcing rural patients to travel long distances to access care. You might think that urban hospitals are the winners in this equation. Unfortunately, this is not the case.