The argument for home care was that it was giving the people what they want. So why are patients now being asked to leave their homes to access care after being discharged from hospitals?
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Workers received notice of layoffs, or reduced hours of work, this week at the Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home in Nova Scotia. The layoffs are the result of $6.7 million in budget cuts to long-term care.
Hundreds of workers protesting nine years of cuts to Ontario's health-care budget gathered at Queen's Park yesterday.
The hospital cuts are resulting in accelerated privatization, hardship for patients and unsafe hospital overcrowding.
Harper's planned military splurge -- it comes at the expense of health care.
With Ottawa's deficit about to turn into a surplus, we'll soon be able to fulfill our pent-up dream of splurging on the military. Investing in public health care? Harper has already ruled that out.
We're part way through our campaign to protect, strengthen and expand public health care in Canada and we're thrilled with how the campaign is progressing.
If we're going to convince the provinces and territories to strengthen public health care, we have to stop the federal government from abandoning their responsibilities and underfunding health care.
A National Day of Action is planned for Monday June 17 to protest the Harper government's cuts to health care for refugees.
Senate committee reviewed the goals and progress of the 2004 Health Accord and the resulting document, released last month, is a comprehensive report with 46 recommendations.