New hospital inpatient length of stay data published by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) indicates  Ontario lengths of stay continue to decline, but the pace of decline has picked up, and  the gap between the Ontario and Canadian a...
Health care and hospital funding : Despite significant
new revenue, health care spending is almost exactly identical to the amounts
planned in last year’s Budget for 2015-2018. The total health budget for
2015/16 came in (on an “interim” basis) basically t...
Federal Health Cash Transfers to the Ontario government will rise 5.94% in 2016/17, or by $778 million. This, in itself should amount to a 1.5% increase in Ontario even without a single extra penny from Ontario tax revenues. This will follow a $736 millio...
The Ontario government is forecasting that it will beat the
deficit forecast for the sixth year in a row according to the province's Fall Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review . The deficit for
this year is forecast to be $1 billion less than forecast in the ...
For years CUPE has been concerned the Ontario government would transfer public hospital surgeries, procedures and diagnostic tests to private clinics. CUPE began campaigning in earnest against this possibility in the spring of 2007 with a tour of the provi...
Ontario government recently put out a release bragging that they will fund $50
million per year to renew existing hospital facilities. However,
in her September report the Auditor General reported that Ontario hospital funding is
less than the renewa...
There has been a general trend downwards in public sector employment in Ontario according to Statistics Canada. In the last two years, Ontario has lost 19,000 public sector workers, with most of the loss occurring in the last year. The downwards trend in On...
The litany of health care problems identified by the Auditor General is frightening. Here's thirty-seven of them. Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs): Problems, Problems, Problems LHINs have not met performance expectations. "Most LHINs performed bel...
Provincial government per capita expenditures on hospitals continue to decline. This is the third year of absolute decline according to Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) data. Of course hospital services are also affected by inflation,
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Private clinics fail to deliver in U.K., ex-British health secretary warns
“The ultimate discipline in a market is if you can’t make a go at it, you go bust, and it closes down,” former U.K. MP Frank Dobson says.
Occupy Cooper Union: free education to all | Occupy News NetworkMy Great...
Last Monday, December 3, a group of twelve students occupied the top floor of the Foundation Building of one of the oldest and most prestigi
Mayor Ford refuses to take questions about family business road repairs
Job cost city between $7,000 and $10,000, staff estimate
Ontario Council of Hospital Unions - defending healthcare in every commu...
the ontario council of hospital unions and canadian union of public employees public healthcare news and information
Is a Liberal-PC gang-up on collective bargaining coming?
In the Ontario Budget Bill, the Liberals tried to make some changes to interest arbitration for essential service workers like police office
Hospital planned new beds -- in for-profit retirement home
In May, Hotel Dieu Hospital in Windsor was seeking to establish 18 hospital beds in a private nursing home in Amherstburg. The beds are so-c
P3 bank crisis: Are we really transferring risk to the banks?
Canadian banks have usually preferred to limit their P3 (public private partnership) involvement to [a] financial advice, and [b] financing