​Hello I am contacting you on behalf of my wife.  Over the past 9 months she has been in and out of Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington for what he have now found out is a Peri Anal abscess. We were advised today by one of the first Surgeons we saw to file a complaint. […]

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I would like to file a complaint against William Osler Health Centre in Brampton. I have already filed a complaint with the hospital as well as with the College of Physicians of Ontario. Please see the information below. My husband passed away on May 20, 2012 of meningitis carcinamatosis. My main complaint is firstly of […]

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Some Canadians are waiting longer for medical treatments that federal and provincial governments agreed to provide more quickly, according to a new report. The Wait Times Alliance, which includes doctors from specialties such as emergency medicine, radiology and cardiology, released its annual report card on wait times Tuesday. In a reversal from previous report cards, […]

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A central Newfoundland family whose wife and mother died after she was released from hospital say an external review backs up their belief that a physician missed critical details about her condition. Musgrave Harbour resident June Abbott, 69, went to the emergency room in Gander in May 2010 with a complaint of pain in her […]

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The health of hospitalized Canadians and their visitors is being seriously put at risk by hospitals that have cut corners in cleaning budgets to save money, a Marketplace investigation has revealed. The program took hidden cameras inside 11 hospitals in Ontario and British Columbia. What they found in many of them were surprisingly inadequate cleaning […]

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TORONTO – Health Canada is warning hospitals and health-care providers across the country to immediately stop using a painkiller made by Sandoz Canada after a box of the injectable morphine was found to contain another powerful drug that had been mislabelled. Sandoz informed Health Canada on Wednesday that an unidentified Toronto hospital had reported that […]

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A Manitoba man who went for surgery on his Achilles tendon woke up in hospital to find doctors cut into the wrong leg. Rick Campbell went into Seven Oaks hospital in Winnipeg for a two-hour surgery on his left leg after he’d torn his tendon. After a five-hour operation, he was told they’d accidentally opened […]

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The family of a man who died of a heart attack while waiting for an ambulance during Toronto’s 2009 civic strike is suing the city for more than $10 million. James Hearst died of cardiac arrest on June 25, 2009, while waiting more than 35 minutes for paramedics to arrive after he had experienced a […]

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Emergency-medicine experts are sounding an alarm that people who visit hospital ERs often go home without understanding the medical instructions doctors give them. In an article in the January issue of the Annals of Emergency Medicine, which reviewed more than 50 previous studies, researchers recommended that doctors provide instructions verbally, in writing and include visual […]

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Ontario residents are getting a first look at the contracts of hospital CEOs, revealing a wide range of benefits and retirement packages that include offers of luxury car leases, golf club memberships and even free plastic surgery. Hospital websites posted the contracts for some of the top earners in charge of the province’s 150 hospitals […]

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TORONTO – The doctor shortage of a few years ago is being resolved and Canada could be heading towards a glut of physicians, data in a new report on the supply of doctors suggest. The number of practising doctors in Canada is at an all-time high, with nearly 70,000 active physicians working in the country […]

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Surgery wait times for elective medical treatments in Canada are on the rise according to a new report released Monday by the Fraser Institute. This year’s version of the right wing think-tank’s annual report, titled Waiting Your Turn: Wait Times for Health Care in Canada, notes the median surgical wait time jumped to 19.0 weeks […]

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OTTAWA – A new report says Canadians believe the country’s health-care system needs to be fixed. The Canadian Medical Association report says people want to see the system transformed to deliver “timely, compassionate and efficient care.” The paper is based on the CMA’s National Dialogue on Health Care Transformation with Canadians, which was conducted from […]

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It’s taking longer for patients with an urgent condition to see a doctor, a new survey suggests.   The Canadian Medical Association, the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada released their findings on the opinions of doctors, medical residents and medical students on Monday.   […]

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The Ontario Nurses Association has filed another complaint against Sault Area Hospital, charging that RNs in the emergency department are overworked. The professional responsibility complaint recently lodged includes concerns that emergency nurses were to start drawing blood as of Wednesday, a task that up to now had been done by lab technicians called phlebotomists, and […]

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freda cull on 5/28/2011 is that Arlo Guthrie being tortured on the sunshine coast bc why would this be occurring ; fail to be a tourist to the region and beware that lots of authoritarian and control freak types lie the cia hang here despite infrastructure bombing ongoing and “testing” euphemisms….well i dk what they […]

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Brenda on 5/15/2011 The Thames Valley School Board in London, ON requires a doctors note proving a child has Fifth’s Disease. We believe our 5 year old son has it and the walk in clinic was closed when we recieved word from our Vice Principal on Sunday afternoon we needed the confirmation. I called South […]

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Helen Birsahn on 5/12/2011 My 8 yr old daughter went in for a follow up appointment for a broken shoulder. She had to start with an xray prior to the Doctor seeing her. When she came out of the xray, she said that the lady asked her if she was pregnant. At first she said […]

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Corey on 5/6/2011 The last time I refilled a prescription I was told that I had one more refill. When I returned to pick up a refill I was asked if I had a prescription, because they no longer make refills. I was out of medication and my next doctors appointment was 3 days away. […]

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David Thornton on 4/24/2011 I have just discovered this website. It is what I believed intuitively. I have been incorrectly diagnosed at the Oakville Trafalgar Hospital and it is causing unnecessary harm and suffering. EXCERPT FROM THE SITE: -Receive safe and proper care. -Have health problems and treatments explained clearly. -Participate in health care decisions. […]

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