How to divide up the health care budget between general practitioners and other specialties has been a fraught issue in Ontario.
Government-physician arbitration woes in Ontario, controlling tuberculosis in Manitoba, physician recruitment in Nova Scotia, and more in this week’s top Canadian health news.
Pejoratives such as bed-blockers shift blame to seniors in health systems struggling to serve aging populations.
Fewer family doctors want to provide comprehensive “cradle to grave” care, according to speakers at a recent family medicine conference.
Physicians are becoming more involved in preventing gun violence, being familiar with the trauma it produces.
Rethinking high-strength opioids, and rising reports of mental health problems among teens in this week’s top Canadian health news.
Medical trainees are particularly vulnerable to suicide, but their deaths are seldom counted or investigated.
Younger doctors raised on video games may have an edge in performing fine motor skills while looking at a screen.
Early and honest conversations about death allow doctors and patients to better explore choices around future care.
Strengthening oversight of medical devices, a split between doctors in Ontario, and more in this week’s top health care news.