Spotlight

September 19, 2018

Caring for Health the People’s Way

by Duncan Sinclair.

The simple, reliable, effective, and pleasant care that so many people need, especially the frail elderly, ‘needs work’, as the saying goes. The harried woman living on a side-road with her aged mother-in-law with insulin-dependent diabetes, crippling arthritis and infected teeth, who can’t be left alone because of her developing dementia, needs care she is not getting. And neither is that homeless guy with alcoholism and other mental illnesses on his corner downtown. Read more here.

Events

Thursday, September 27, 2018  - Toronto, ON Breakfast with the Chiefs

The Un-Closable Hospital

Dr. Brett Belchetz - CEO & Co-founder at Maple

Breakfast with the Chiefs image – Thank you to 2017–2018 speakers and sponsors

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News

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Sep 21, 2018 Health & Healthcare News
New Canadian Medical Association head calls for debate on decriminalizing opioids

The new president of the Canadian Medical Association is calling on politicians to have an "open and courageous" debate about decriminalizing opioids in the face of a nationwide overdose cri [...]

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Executive Lead, Communications & Government Relations (CGR)

Ontario Nurses Association, Toronto, ON 

Clinical Supervisor, Emergency

Niagara Health System, St. Catharines, ON

Chief Executive Officer
Rideau Community Health Services, Merrickville, ON 
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Health Sciences North, Sudbury, ON

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