Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry Announces Public Hearings in Calgary
CALGARY, Jan. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The Lieutenant Governor in Council has ordered a Public Inquiry to be held pursuant to Section 17 of the Health Quality Council of Alberta Act concerning the possibility of improper preferential access being given to publicly funded health services in Alberta.
The Honourable John Z. Vertes, Commissioner of the Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry, will hold Public Hearings in Calgary in January, 2013 on the dates and at the location listed below. The purpose of these hearings is to receive evidence pertinent to the Order in Council's Terms of Reference.
Attached is the tentative schedule of witness appearances.
January 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 and January 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18, 2013
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Macleod Hall (Lower Level)
The Telus Conference Centre
120 - 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0P3
Additional information regarding the public hearings is available on the Commission's website: www.healthaccessinquiry.com.
HEALTH SERVICES PREFERENTIAL ACCESS INQUIRY
January 7-11, 2013
Application by Commission Counsel for disclosure
(former Liberal MLA)
Lori Jobsen (former triage nurse, UAH)
Sheila Weatherill (former CEO, Capital Health)
Wendy Kinsella (former Capital Health Director)
Nick Juric (former nurse, UAH)
Debbie Woodill (nurse, UAH)
Deb Gordon (former VP & COO, UAH) (recall witness)
Brigette McDonough (former Sr. Operating Officer, UAH) (recall witness)
Shawn Hillhouse (Manager, Stollery Childrens' Hospital)
Skyla Lungren (Manager of Operating/Bookings, FMC)
Janice Stewart (Executive Director, Surgery, Rockyview)
Jill Woodard (Executive Director, Emergency & Surgery, Alta Childrens' Hospital)
Dr. Nicholas Mohtadi (orthopaedic surgeon, Calgary)
Dr. Bill Anderson (AHS: JLW)
Neil Wilkinson (former Board Chair, Capital Health)
Min. Fred Horne (Minister of Health)
Donna Towers (former Liaison Officer, Capital Health)
Lori Anderson (former VP, Community and Rural Health)
Min. Ken Hughes (former AHS Board Chair)
SOURCE: Health Services Preferential Access InquiryFor further information:
Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry
Phone: (403) 270-2059