Media Alert - Canadian health leaders summit: Speech by the Honourable Minister Rona Ambrose, Health Minister - Release of HealthCareCAN 'Worry Report' & Palliative Care in Crisis

CHARLOTTETOWN, June 15, 2015 /CNW/ - More than 700 hospital and health policy experts will tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing Canadian healthcare organizations.

WHAT:       

HealthCareCAN and the Canadian College of Health Leaders are co-presenting The National Health Leadership Conference. Participants will discuss ways to halt Canada's drop in world healthcare rankings and get the right healthcare priorities back on the federal agenda.



WHERE:     

PEI Convention Centre, Delta Prince Edward, 18 Queen Street,


Charlottetown, PEI



EVENT:  

TODAY'S LINE UP:


  • The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health will be speaking on the federal government's health and healthcare priorities. Speech at 9:10 a.m. ADT
  • New 'Worry report' reveals Canadians' worried about falling through the cracks Just how worried are Canadians about the existing healthcare system? A national snapshot reveals the extent of the problem. Press release: http://www.healthcarecan.ca/report-on-canadian-expectations
  • Woeful palliative care system impacting Canadians' quality of life: New statistics highlight a fragmented approach to palliative care in Canada – robbing Canadians of the right to die with dignity and compassion. Press release: http://www.healthcarecan.ca/palliative-care





Also:


  • The Great Canadian Healthcare Debate: Healthcare leaders and hospital CEOs will debate and pass motions to serve as a call-to-action for Canadian healthcare policy-makers: 3:15 PM ADT

 

SOURCE HealthCareCAN

For further information: Elissa Freeman (Toronto), 416.565-5605; Jennifer Tiller (Ottawa), 613.290.2473; Robyn McIsaac (Atlantic), 902.440.1551

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