Media Advisory - Coalition of Ontario Doctors to Provide Update on Campaign Against the Ontario Medical Association's Draft Physician Services Agreement

TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, August 9, 2015, the Coalition of Ontario Doctors will update the media on the progress of its campaign to stop the OMA's secret backroom deal with the provincial government, the negative impact it will have on patients across Ontario, and answer questions about an OMA process the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has called "sneaky". 

What: 

Coalition of Ontario Doctors Provides Update on Campaign Against the Ontario Medical Association's Draft Physician Services Agreement



Who:   

Dr. Keith Meloff, Pediatric Neurology


Dr. James Swan, Cardiology


Dr. David Jacobs, Radiology



When:

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.



Where:

Media Studio, Queen's Park (Ontario Legislative Building), Toronto




Journalists who are not members of the Queen's Park Press Gallery are asked to call or email Gerald Christopher at 416-325-7922 or gchristopher@ola.org to arrange for authorized entry.

 

About the Coalition of Ontario Doctors:
As a diverse coalition of over 20,000 physicians, we are deeply concerned about the inadequate funding and policy changes in the Physician Services Agreement hastily proposed by the OMA. We are united in our commitment to achieving the best possible Physician Services Agreement with the province.

Concerned Ontario Doctors (Family Physicians and Specialists)
DoctorsOntario (Family Physicians and Specialists)
OMA Section on Cardiology
OMA Section on Cardio-Vascular Surgery
OMA Section on Diagnostic Imaging
OMA Section on Emergency Medicine
OMA Section of Gastroenterology
OMA Section on Nephrology
OMA Section on Neuroradiology
OMA Section on Neurology
OMA Section of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

OMA Section on Chronic Pain
OMA Section on Urology
OMA Section on Thoracic Surgery
Dermatology Association of Ontario
Doctors for Justice
Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
Emergency Physicians of Ontario
Ontario Association of Cardiologists
Ontario Association of Radiologists
Ontario Association of Nephrologists
Ontario Association of Nuclear Medicine

Dermatology Association of Ontario

 

SOURCE Coalition of Ontario Doctors

Image with caption: "Coalition of Ontario Doctors (CNW Group/Coalition of Ontario Doctors)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160808_C7352_PHOTO_EN_748992.jpg

For further information: info@votenopsa.com or Gerald Christopher at 416-325-7922, gchristopher@ola.org


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