canadian wait times for medical treatment

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The estimated wait this year between referral from a GP to receipt of treatment was 20 weeks—the longest ever in the history of our survey.

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In 2014, Canadian physicians reported that patients faced an 18.2 week wait from referral by a general practitioner to receipt of treatment.

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Our health-care system is expensive, delivers poor-to-modest results, and fails to achieve many of its laudable aspirations.

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Dr. Brian Day, former head of the Canadian Medical Association, is currently fighting to allow private treatment for patients.

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Province contracted-out select day surgeries to private clinics, expanding total surgical capacity in a short period of time.