OTTAWA, Nov. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - The President of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Dr. Anne Doig and the President of The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) Dr. Cathy MacLean, will hold a technical briefing with members of the media on Wed, December 2nd to discuss new survey data on Canadian's views on primary care wait times. Recommendations and areas of action for timely access to primary care contained in the report The Wait Starts Here will also be unveiled.
Teleconference Technical Briefing with media:
Date: Dec. 2, 2009
Time: 10:00am (Eastern)
Speakers: Dr. Anne Doig, President CMA
Dr. Cathy MacLean, President CFPC
Dr. Tom Bailey and Dr. Lydia Hatcher, co-chairs of the
Primary Care Wait Time Partnership
Dial-in number: 613-233-1979 / 866-696-5910
Pass code: 8337540
Instant replay: 416-695-5800 / 800-408-3053
Pass code: 5580572
Drs Doig and MacLean will be available for interviews after the briefing.
Embargoed copies of the survey and The Wait Starts Here report can be obtained by e-mailing a request to: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
SOURCE Canadian Medical Association
For further information: For further information: Lucie Boileau, CMA, Tel.: (613) 731-8610 - (800) 663-7336 ext. 1266, Cell: (613) 447-0866; Jayne Johnston, CFPC, Tel.: (905) 629-0900 - 1-800-387-6197 ext. 303