Monthly Archives: March 2018

NS Health tries to reinvent the wheel

For several weeks the CBC have been reporting about the successful doctor recruitment program exercised by Nanaimo, B.C. and Goderich, Ontario. Both communities have sold doctors on the idea of living and working in each place. Both communities made their … Continue reading

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Problems off-loading ambulances continue…

Poor public memory contributes to poor health care. The news this evening was of long delays in off-loading patients at Halifax hospitals. On Monday there were 17 ambulances backed up at the Halifax Infirmary emergency department. One waited up to … Continue reading

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Stinky health care spending

The stink surrounding questionable executive expenditures at the IWK is growing. The details are laid out here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/iwk-tracy-kitch-auditor-general-stephen-darcy-1.4555146 The details seem to be adding up to a type of abuse that most of us have felt was unbelievable in a … Continue reading

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