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End of health accord threatens equal access to care

May 4, 2014
| The National Health Accord expired on March 31 and the federal government has said it won't negotiate a new agreement. Health-care activists are concerned about the impact on universal access to care.
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| May 1, 2014
April 16, 2014 |
Alex Himelfarb understands the 2004 10-year health accord better than most. At the time it was negotiated, he was the highest ranking civil servant in Ottawa.
Photo: Adrienne Silnicki
| April 3, 2014
April 2, 2014 |
The Ontario government is offering “a mockery of a legitimate complaints process for hospital patients and long-term care residents."
| April 1, 2014
March 26, 2014 |
a significant number of private clinics are both billing OHIP and charging patients fees on top ranging from $50 - $3,500 or more.
March 26, 2014 |
We are sounding the alarm to alert Canadians to the fact that the Harper government is not providing federal leadership in health care.
March 24, 2014 |
Urge Health Minister Deb Matthews and health critics France Gelinas and Christine Elliott to put aside partisan differences to ensure that confidence in our blood system remains intact.
March 21, 2014 |
"The quality of health care that Canadians receive should not depend on where you live or your ability to pay," said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
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