waiting for health care

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New Brunswickers will endure long health-care waits until government enacts real reform

Last year the province's median wait between referral from a family doctor and receipt of surgery was 52.6 weeks.


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Policymakers in Ottawa and Edmonton maintain broken health-care system

Canada ranked dead last on wait times for specialist care and non-emergency surgeries.


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Saskatchewan proved that reform can shorten wait times

The province went from having some of the longest waits for surgery to some of the shortest.


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Canadian patients face long waits for diagnostic imaging

The median wait in 2023 for an MRI was 12.9 weeks—two weeks longer than last year.


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Albertans endure some of the longest health-care waits in Canada

The province's median wait between referral and receipt of treatment was 33.5 weeks.


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Canadians face longest health-care wait times on record

The median wait time between referral from a family doctor to treatment now stands at 27.7 weeks.


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Provinces should learn from Quebec and expand use of private health-care clinics

Participating hospitals have reduced wait times to well below the provincial average.


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B.C.’s health-care wait times only getting longer

Wait times in the province more than doubled from 10.4 weeks in 1993 to 25.8 weeks in 2022.