Posts Tagged ‘Canadian healthcare’

Should Canadian Hospitals Have 24-hour Visiting Policies?

Should Canadian Hospitals Have 24-hour Visiting Policies?

New study shows inconsistencies in acute care hospital visiting policies OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) today released a study revealing inconsistencies in visiting policies at hospitals – frequently limiting visiting by family members and loved ones [Read more]

Health Care Could Become Unsustainable Says MP Carol Hughes

Health Care Could Become Unsustainable Says MP Carol Hughes

The Parliamentary Budget Office released a report that explains the cost to eliminating the federal deficit in Canada, but it is not likely to please many Canadians, especially younger ones. According to the PBO the federal debt will be eliminated over the next 35 years, but the outlook isn’t so [Read more]

Canada Needs a National Healthcare Strategy

Canada Needs a National Healthcare Strategy

Canadians consistently put healthcare at the top of the list of issues that are most important to them. 83% of Canadians believe that the federal government needs to take a leadership role in health care, and 80% of Canadians want a stronger healthcare system. In spite of this, Canada has no [Read more]

HUGHES CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO RECOMMIT TO HEALTH CARE FUNDING

HUGHES CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO RECOMMIT TO HEALTH CARE FUNDING

OTTAWA, ON  – Stable funding for health care should be a priority for the federal government so we can properly serve Canada’s growing and aging population says Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing MP, Carol Hughes.  Despite that reality, the omnibus budget set out a formula that will lower the [Read more]

Hughes brings growing cry for liberation therapy to Parliament (+VIDEO)

Hughes brings growing cry for liberation therapy to Parliament (+VIDEO)

OTTAWA, ON – Many Canadians living with MS see hope in the Chronic Cerebro-Spinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI) surgery treatment and feel it should be made available in Canada, according to Carol Hughes. The MP for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing brought that message to parliament today as she [Read more]

Hughes Says Phthalate Ban Was Overdue

Hughes Says Phthalate Ban Was Overdue

Health Canada gets it right after a decade of shame In the good news file, children in this country will face one less threat in their toy-boxes as Canada finally banned products containing phthalates this week.  These chemical additives are used to soften plastic and vinyl, have often found their [Read more]

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