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B.C. government must fundamentally reform health care to shorten wait times

In 2021/22, 41 per cent of all hospital care in Australia took place in private facilities.


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Ottawa’s health-care deal cements failed status quo in Canada

Last year Canadians endured the longest median wait time (27.7 weeks) ever recorded for non-emergency surgery.


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Canadians losing faith in our health-care system

Other countries include the private sector as a partner in the universal health-care framework.


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Lack of medical resources cost Canadians dearly

Last year, the median wait between a specialist referral and treatment was 14.8 weeks in Canada.


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Nova Scotia health-care system needs reform, not a blank cheque

Nova Scotians waited 58.2 weeks (on average) between referral from a GP to receipt of treatment.


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Understanding universal health care, Part 3: Cost-Sharing for Patients in France

The French health-care system features several safety nets to protect vulnerable patients.


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Despite high spending, Alberta’s health-care system is failing

Patients in the province faced a median wait of 33.3 weeks between seeing a general practitioner and receiving treatment.


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More private clinics will help Ontario—but province needs fundamental health-care reform

Patients in the province faced a median wait of 20.3 weeks between seeing a general practitioner and receiving treatment in 2022.


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Canada’s health-care wait times hit record high of 27.4 weeks

This year’s median wait is almost three times longer than the wait recorded in the first national survey in 1993.


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Despite high spending, Canada’s health-care system is failing badly

Canada ranked last among universal health-care countries for specialist appointment waits and receipt of elective surgery.