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.
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.
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.
In February 2018, the NDP announced a new pharmacy funding framework, which was supposed to expire March 2020. Rather than renegotiate it, however, Tyler Shandro decided to simply extend the previous framework until March 2022.
Yesterday, Jason Luan, the associate minister for mental health and addiction, wrote an opinion piece on the safe supply of drugs. It contained myth and half truths, so I thought I’d address them here.
Last week, someone reached out to me over email. They claim that they work in the supply management side of Alberta Health Services and wanted to share some of what’s happening behind the scene. The first thing this AHS employee wanted me to know was that their department is trying to do what they can […]
In March, the province published an announcement on their website, promoting Babylon, a health app produced by TELUS.
This week, the Alberta government announced pandemic funding for continuing care. It’s 36% less than what it should be.
According to the AMA, 400 clinics in Alberta are laying off support staff or considering closing. Here are some of them.
On 11 April 2020, the Government of Alberta announced that they’d be sending millions of masks to BC, Ontario & Québec. Now, healthcare workers say they’re left with poor quality masks.