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Lack of Ontario long COVID strategy risks care: ministry documents

TORONTO — Ontario’s lack of a long COVID strategy has led the health sector to cobble together “fragmented” clinics that are at risk of closure and may lead to little to no support for patients, internal Ministry of Health documents warn. Long COVID is not yet well understood, but the …

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S&P/TSX composite up in mid morning trading on health care, energy stocks

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 10, 2023 11:41 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Canada’s main stock index rose in late-morning trading, as health care and energy stocks trended upward. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 46.15 points at 20,242.84. In New York, the Dow …

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Q&A: Health care most pressing issue for trans Manitobans, advocate says – Winnipeg

Finding timely access to trans health care is the most pressing issue facing Manitoba’s trans community, according to a Winnipeg-based advocate. Kai Solomon joined Global News Winnipeg Morning host Gabrielle Marchand on Friday to talk about their experiences and what folks outside the community can do to be good allies …

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Sask. Polytech in Regina provides free dental care for Ukrainian immigrants – Regina

Descrease article font size Increase article font size New Ukrainian immigrants were offered free dental care and wellness strategies at the Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus in Regina on Saturday with the help of over 160 students and volunteers. Each year, the campus chooses a different group of people in need for …

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Ontario doctors blast province for ending health care for uninsured residents

Ontario doctors and the organization representing them blasted the provincial government on Saturday for its quietly unveiled plans to end a program that provides health-care services for people without health insurance. The Ontario Medical Association said it first learned of the pending suspension on Friday, issuing a statement saying it …

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World first for Brampton, Ont. hospital acute care unit for dementia patients

The transformation inside the Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) unit at Brampton Civic Hospital is striking. The walls are splashed with vibrant colours, while the doors to patients’ rooms are sheathed in decals that mimic the appearance of wooden doors and juliet balconies. Last month, the William Osler Health …

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Rising complaints on Ontario health care quality: patient ombudsman report

TORONTO — Ontario’s patient ombudsman says he has seen a rising number of complaints about poor quality of care in the health-care system and an increase in use of force by hospital security. The findings come in the patient ombudsman’s annual report released today. There were more than 3,300 complaints …

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Trudeau, Manitoba premier to make child care announcement in Winnipeg

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to make a child care announcement Friday in Winnipeg. The Prime Minister’s Office says Trudeau and Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson are to meet with parents to talk about the importance of affordable, high-quality child care before a news conference. He is then scheduled to visit …

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Ontario reviewing nursing agency practices in long-term care homes, minister says

Ontario is reviewing pricing practices of nursing agencies involved in long-term care homes, the minister responsible for the file said Wednesday. Long-Term Care Minister Paul Calandra said at the legislature that his deputy minister has formed a technical advisory committee to examine the issue in response to queries about price …

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