With privatized services, you’d be paying not only for the labour of those workers; you’d also be paying for the profits of the private companies providing the services.
In the second quarter of 2020, Lethbridge had the highest fentanyl death rate in the province and had doubled ER visits and EMS responses.
It’s easy to look at data from the beginning of the pandemic and think things aren’t as bad as they were then. However, the number of cases of COVID-19 isn’t decreasing.
The person who wanted to limit access to some aspects of palliative care in Alberta will be responsible for determining how funding is spent on palliative care, potentially including end-of-life care.
Last week, Innovative Research Group published the results of a recent study they conducted into how COVID-19 has affected marginalized populations in Canada.
Earlier this week, the provincial government announced that it’d be spending $4.5 million on mental health funding for first responders.
The UCP government recently published a statement regarding some new CIHI data regarding physicians in the country. The statement makes some claims that I wanted to clarify.
Government officials were in southwestern Alberta over the weekend to announce recovery centres, and detox and transition beds.
Last month, the Alberta government released their Opioid Response Surveillance Report for the first quarter of 2020. Here’s a summary of how Lethbridge fares regarding the ongoing drug crisis.
The Alberta lieutenant governor recently approved the appointment of the following individuals to the Health Disciplines Board, all of whom were recommended by Tyler Shandro, the health minister.