Archive for: October, 2015

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

In the News
Ontario Medical Association suing province over cuts to doctors’ fees [The Globe and Mail]
OMA suing province over cuts to doctors’ fees [CP24]
Ontario doctors launch charter challenge over fee cuts [Toronto Star]
Ontario Medical Association Sues Government Over Cuts To Doctors’ Fees [Huffington Post]
Article also appeared in: Mississauga.com, Mykawartha.com, durhamregion.com, yorkregion.com, The Chronicle-Herald, Windsor Star, Ottawa Citizen

Physician Blogs
My feeble attempt at reconciliation between the OMA and the government by Dr. Mario Elia [Blog]

Letter to the Editor
Treat physicians with respect and fairness by Dr. Charles Shaver [Ottawa Citizen]

To help protect patient-focused care, Ontario’s doctors file Charter challenge against Ontario government

Today, the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) officially launched its challenge under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms against the Government of Ontario.

A Notice of Application was issued in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice this morning, and will be served on the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Attorney General of Ontario and Attorney General of Canada.

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

In the News
Province’s doctors want right to binding arbitration [Kenora Daily Miner]

Physician Blogs
Why the New Graduate Entry Program is a non-offer by Dr. Mario Elia [Blog]

Letter to the Editor
Doctors mistreated [The Ottawa Sun]

Government threatens patients’ access to care by imposing restrictions on new family doctors

Ontario’s doctors have significant concerns with the New Graduate Entry Program (NGEP), which has been unilaterally imposed by the Ontario government. Combined with the government’s ongoing and unilateral cuts to funding for physician services, this new program is short-sighted and threatens access to the quality, patient-focused care Ontarians need and depend on.

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

In the News
Doctors furious after Hoskins spotted at Jays game during health care debate [CP24]
Ontario Needs More Doctors And Nurses, Not Bureaucrats [Huffington Post]

Physician Blogs
New Grad Entry Program: Design Failure for Both Patients and Doctors by Dr. Gail Beck [blog]
Government must engage with physicians to ensure the future of Ontario Healthcare by Dr. Rajiv Singal [blog]

Ontario Doctors in the News

In the News
CMA backs OMA plans for constitutional challenge [cma.ca]

Letter to the Editor
Funding cuts jeopardize health services [Guelph Mercury]

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

In the News
Matt Galloway interview with Dr. Ved Tandan [Metro Morning]
Ontario MDs plan charter challenge against provincial government [Toronto Star]
Ontario doctors to launch Charter suit against province over fee cuts [The Globe and Mail]
OMA launching constitutional challenge against doc fee cuts [Toronto Sun]
Ontario MDs plan charter challenge against provincial government [Metro News]
Ontario doctors to launch Charter suit against province over fee cuts [24 News]

Physician Blogs
Will Ontario Liberals set cap on total MPP compensation budget by Dr. Mario Elia [blog]

To help protect patient-focused care, Ontario’s doctors take action, including launching Charter challenge against Ontario government

TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2015 – Today, the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) announced that it is taking concrete steps on two fronts. These actions follow the Ontario government’s rejection of the OMA’s request for a mediation-arbitration process, and are driven by the need to find both immediate and long-term solutions to protect patient-focused care.

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

In the News
Ontario doctors say Liberals’ goal of balancing budget threatens health care [Toronto Star]
Cuts to doctor fees hurt patients: Docs [Toronto Sun]
Government cuts to Health Care hurting Patients – Jeff Yurek [YouTube]
Patrick Brown and Jeff Yurek Speak to Health Care Cuts [YouTube]
Patrick Brown asks Premier Wynne about cuts to Health Care spending [YouTube]

 

Ontario’s Doctors in the News

In the News
Ontario’s Family Doctors-in-Training Are Leaving the Province [Huffington Post]

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