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Jul 22, 2019, 10:33 ET Health minister urged to overrule "poorly thought out" decision to close forensic pathology in Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant and Dufferin

HAMILTON, ON, July 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Ontario's health minister is being urged by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) to overrule closing the forensic pathology unit at Hamilton Health...


Jul 11, 2019, 14:41 ET With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs "even worse than Harris" - Brockville shorted 27 hospital beds, 180 staff, new report finds

BROCKVILLE, ON, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative (PC) government is "even worse than Mike Harris" new data reports released in Brockville...


Jul 11, 2019, 11:08 ET With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs "even worse than Harris" - Ottawa shorted 317 hospital beds, 2,805 staff, new report finds

OTTAWA, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative (PC) government is "even worse than Mike Harris" new data reports released in Ottawa today by the ...


Jul 10, 2019, 14:21 ET With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs "even worse than Harris" - Kitchener/Waterloo shorted 84 hospital beds, 586 staff, new report finds

KITCHENER and WATERLOO, ON, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative (PC) government is "even worse than Mike Harris" new data reports released in ...


Jul 10, 2019, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - One year later; are Brockville hospital patients faring better under Ford PCs? New report released Thursday

BROCKVILLE, ON, July 10, 2019 /CNW/ - When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity...


Jul 09, 2019, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - One year later; are Kitchener hospital patients faring better under Ford PCs? New report released Wednesday

KITCHENER, ON, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and...


Jul 08, 2019, 13:30 ET With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs "worse than Harris" - North Bay shorted 50 hospital beds, 268 staff, new report finds

NORTH BAY, ON, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative (PC) government is "worse than Mike Harris" new data reports released in North Bay today by ...


Jul 08, 2019, 10:10 ET With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs "worse than Harris" Sudbury shorted 72 hospital beds, 574 staff, new report finds

SUDBURY, ON, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative (PC) government is "worse than Mike Harris" new data reports released in Sudbury today by the ...


Jul 08, 2019, 06:45 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - One year later; are North Bay hospital patients faring better under Ford PCs? New report released Monday/

NORTH BAY, ON, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and...


Jul 08, 2019, 06:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - One year later; are Sudbury hospital patients faring better under Ford PCs? New report released Monday/

SUDBURY, ON, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and no ...


Jul 05, 2019, 13:30 ET Media Advisory - One year later; are Sudbury hospital patients faring better under Ford PCs? New report released Monday

SUDBURY, ON, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and no ...


Jul 05, 2019, 13:30 ET Media Advisory - One year later; are North Bay hospital patients faring better under Ford PCs? New report released Monday

NORTH BAY, ON, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and...


Jul 05, 2019, 10:28 ET With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs "worse than Harris" Sault Ste. Marie shorted 29 hospital beds, 242 staff, new report finds

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, July 5, 2019 /CNW/ - When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative (PC) government is "worse than Mike Harris" new data reports released in Sault Ste....


Jul 03, 2019, 14:52 ET Media Advisory - One year later; are Sault Ste. Marie hospital patients faring better under Ford PCs? New report released Friday

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system...


Jun 11, 2019, 12:02 ET Update - Media Advisory - Hamilton hospital plumber/steamfitter wins province-wide skilled trades award; presentation Tuesday night

Please note the location of the event has changed HAMILTON, ON, June 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Jim Johnston a long-time plumber and steam fitter at the General Hospital campus of Hamilton Health Sciences is...


Jun 10, 2019, 11:19 ET Media Advisory - Hamilton hospital plumber/steamfitter wins province-wide skilled trades award; presentation Tuesday

HAMILTON, ON, June 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Jim Johnston a long-time plumber and steam fitter at the General Hospital campus of Hamilton Health Sciences is being feted on Tuesday night for helping to keep...


Jun 04, 2019, 11:22 ET Media Advisory - Montfort clerical wins province-wide recognition award; presentation at the hospital Wednesday

OTTAWA, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - They are the unsung heroes of the hospital system who are often patients' first point of contact before stressful surgeries, tests and diagnosis appointments. On...


May 02, 2019, 11:26 ET Dozens of St. Mike's hospital clerical staff laid off with 2 weeks' notice

CUPE asks Premier Ford for an explanation and a solution TORONTO, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Dozens of clerical staff at St. Mike's, St. Joseph's and Providence – Toronto's most recent hospitals to undergo...


Apr 18, 2019, 11:52 ET Still way short on beds, PC announce a 10% cut to real hospital capacity

TORONTO, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - With Ontario's population growing and aging, today's announcement by the PC government for 3000 more hospital beds over ten years, patients can unfortunately expect...


Apr 16, 2019, 12:59 ET 72% polled in Nipissing and Sault don't support PC health system overhaul

NORTH BAY, ON, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Although just ten months ago voters in North Bay and Sault Ste. Marie elected Progressive Conservative (PC) MPPs, recent polling shows that 72% of respondents...


Apr 10, 2019, 10:00 ET Bloodied, broken and burned out: 88% of long-term care staff experience violence

PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Two new reports are being released concurrently that expose the high level of violence, abuse and harassment against staff employed in Ontario's long-term...


Apr 09, 2019, 15:13 ET Media Advisory - Peterborough long-term care staff at "breaking point;" new study and poll on workplace violence released Wednesday

PETERBOROUGH, ON, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Two new reports that expose the high level of violence, abuse and harassment against staff working at Ontario long-term care homes, are being released at a...


Apr 09, 2019, 12:30 ET 87% of PSWs and RPNs at Toronto-run long-term care homes experience violence

TORONTO, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Staff – particularly racialized workers – at the City of Toronto ten, long-term care homes experience a high level of violence, abuse and harassment, a newly released...


Apr 08, 2019, 13:00 ET Bloodied, broken and burned out: 88% of long-term care staff experience violence

LONDON, ON, April 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Two new reports are being released concurrently that expose the high level of violence, abuse and harassment against staff employed in Ontario's long-term care homes....


Apr 08, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Ontario long-term care staff at "breaking point;" new study and poll on workplace violence released Monday in London/

LONDON, ON, April 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Two new reports that expose the high level of violence, abuse and harassment against staff working at Ontario long-term care homes, are being released at a media...