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Hospital wait times drop 16 per cent in Ontario, report says Life,News

By: Kylie Vaillancourt The average waiting time of nine of ten patients that have waited in emergency has dropped 16 per cent, a new report says. Health Quality Ontario CEO and President Dr. Joshua Tepper says that the waiting times dropping shows good progress particularity in the context that the overall volumes in the emergency

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Woodstock nurse facing 8 first degree murder charges News

By: Chris Besik An Ontario registered nurse is being charged with first degree murder in connection with deaths at Woodstock and London nursing homes. “Last evening, 49 year old Elizabeth Tracy Mae Wettlaufer was arrested and charged with 8 counts of first degree murder,” said Woodstock police Chief William Renton during a press conference on Tuesday.

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Canadian MDs calling to cut ER waiting room times Uncategorized

By Julia Grabowska The Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) released a position paper on Wednesday stating that emergency room overcapacity is not caused by patients without doctors or incorrect use. CAEP says that the main reason for this is access block, which prevents patients from being transferred to a certain ward, which then leads

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