Doctors at Surrey Memorial Hospital say they believe patient death rates will rise because emergency room doctors are forced to operate in a “chronic crisis” of overcrowding.
“Hallway medicine” in Canada may be nothing new but tell that to the patients experiencing the makeshift emergency care.
Five times a day, senior managers at Toronto’s North York General get alerts on the ever-rising tide of patients arriving at the hospital’s emergency department.
We asked: Thousands of Kamloops residents are without a family doctor. What will you do to improve access to primary health care?
Economy and jobs, issues that handily topped the charts in the elections of 2009 and 2013, dropped to third place in the middle of the 2017 campaign
Across the Interior, access to health care was an election issue long before the campaigns began and it’s no longer just about finding family doctors; for many people it has become a struggle finding walk-in clinics that in part replaced the family doctors.
A 37 year old man died at home approximately 10 hours after discharge from a rural emergency department following a 90 minute stay for the treatment
The UBC Department of Emergency Medicine’s Mass Gathering Medicine Interest Group would like to invite physicians
11-12 AHLS Provider Brochure BC 788.20 kB AHLS Poster 1.26 MB I’m very excited to announce that AHLS is coming to BC (Advanced Hazmat Life Support – www.ahls.org). AHLS is a two-day provider course, and the most comprehensive training program to provide the critical skills needed to treat victims exposed to toxic substances. Working with DPIC (the Poison Control Center), BC […]