Media Advisory - Royal College to make recommendations to Standing Committee
on Finance at pre-budget hearings

OTTAWA, Oct. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada will make recommendations to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance during its pre-budget hearings on Monday, November 2, in Ottawa. The Royal College is calling for federal enhancements to health care to support Canada's recovery from recession.

    
    Who:    M. Andrew Padmos, MD, FRCPC, CEO of the Royal College
            Mrs. Danielle Fréchette, Director, Health Policy and Governance
             Support, Royal College

    When:   Monday, November 2, 2009
            3:30 - 5:00 p.m. (EST)

    Where:  Room 237-C, Centre Block, House of Commons, Ottawa

    The Royal College pre-budget brief is available at:
    http://rcpsc.medical.org/publicpolicy/brief_hoc_august09_e.pdf.
    

About the Royal College

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada is a national, not-for-profit organization of more than 42,000 members in 87 countries. The Royal College contributes to improving the health of Canadians by setting the highest standards for specialty medicine. Dedicated to lifelong learning, the organization is a trusted partner in advancing sound health and public policy.

To find out more, please visit: www.royalcollege.ca

SOURCE Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

For further information: For further information: or to arrange an interview, please contact: Karen McCarthy, Director, Communications and External Relations, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Telephone: (613) 260-4178, Cell (business and after business hours): (613) 668-6465, E-mail: kmccarthy@royalcollege.ca

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