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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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Health system crisis: When travelling for care is the only option but fast care is needed

When it comes to an accident, speed is paramount in ensuring patients have the best chance of recovery, but with a healthcare system in crisis, speedy care is not always the case. Micheal Groulx, 32, a small business owner from Angus, Ont., was framing a house in Collingwood last Wednesday …

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Ford government polling collected opinion on private health care, asked if system in ‘crisis’

As Ontario battled a triple-threat of respiratory illnesses in the fall of 2022, placing overwhelming strain on hospitals province-wide, the Ford government commissioned a public opinion poll on whether or not the health care system was in a state of crisis. The polling, conducted for the Ontario government in late-October …

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