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Aug 21, 2017, 08:26 ET Ambitious citizen assessment of the quality of services at the Montréal West Island IUHSSC

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 21, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - As the annual meeting of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is presently taking place, the Regroupement provincial des comités des usagers (RPCU) discussed...


Jan 24, 2017, 10:00 ET Federal funding for health care: RPCU asks for Quebec's public support by taking part in the #trudeauourmoneyback campaign

MONTREAL, Jan. 24, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The RPCU calls on Quebecers to join together and demand that Prime Minister Trudeau fulfill his electoral commitments regarding health care funding in Quebec....


Jan 17, 2017, 11:50 ET Bill against abuse - Bill 115 does not respond to the promise made to fight abuse

MONTREAL, Jan. 17, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - 'It is quite a flawed Bill which should be completely revised as it does not reflect any general outlook on how to efficiently fight abuse against seniors and...


Dec 19, 2016, 21:53 ET Should the RPCU have paid $1500 for a receipt confirmation for its letter to Prime Minister Trudeau about health transfers?

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 19, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Regroupement provincial des comités des usagers (RPCU), which represents users of the Québec health and social services network, has still not received a...


Aug 30, 2016, 07:00 ET Users Rights Day: Montreal's new users' committees reach out

MONTREAL, Aug. 30, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - On the occasion of the Health and Social Services' Users Rights Week, which is to be held from September 22 to 30, 2016, the users' committees of the five new...


Jul 05, 2016, 14:07 ET End-of-life care at MUHC: users call for immediate action by management

MONTREAL, July 5, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The MUHC doctors' explanations about access to end-of-life care, given at yesterday's press conference, hold no water, declares the Regroupement provincial des...


Apr 14, 2016, 15:59 ET Doctor-assisted dying: Quebec consensus needs rebuilding

MONTREAL, April 14, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Regroupement provincial des comités des usagers (RPCU), the primary spokesperson for users of Quebec's health and social services network, believes that...


Apr 24, 2015, 15:52 ET New Glen site of the MUHC: the RPCU invites users to get informed

MONTREAL, April 24, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - In view of the imminent move, on Sunday, of patients from the Royal Victoria Hospital to the brand new Glen site of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), ...


Sep 25, 2014, 16:17 ET Health and social services - Bill 10: Initial reaction from users

MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Regroupement provincial des comités des usagers (Provincial Regroupment of Patient Committees) (RPCU), the main voice of the users of Quebec's health and...


Sep 06, 2013, 12:01 ET Charter of Quebec Values: RPCU fears for rights of health and social services network users

MONTREAL, Sept. 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The health and social services network user committees group, the Regroupement provincial des comités des usagers (RPCU), has a number of concerns about the...


Dec 19, 2012, 10:07 ET Deficit at the MUHC - Governance at issue, according to the RPCU

MONTREAL, Dec. 19, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - In an open letter to the Premier of Quebec, which has gone unanswered, the Regroupement provincial des comités des usagers (Provincial Regroupment of Patient...


Jul 30, 2012, 09:32 ET "What priority will be given to health in the upcoming election campaign?" wonders the RPCU

The RPCU announces its health issues for the upcoming election MONTREAL, July 27, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Regroupement provincial des comités des usagers (RPCU) is concerned that users of the health...


May 03, 2012, 16:43 ET RPCU Reacts to Government's New Policy on Ageing "Vieillir et vivre ensemble"

MONTREAL, May 3, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Regroupement provincial des Comités des usagers (RPCU) commends the government's new policy on ageing "Vieillir et vivre ensemble, chez soi, dans sa...


Mar 22, 2012, 18:19 ET Dying with dignity - Finally, some compassion, declares RPCU

MONTREAL, March 22, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Regroupement provincial des comités des usagers (RPCU) supports the recommendations in the report released by the Select Committee on Dying with Dignity,...


Mar 20, 2012, 16:53 ET Quebec Government 2012 Budget - RPCU applauds investment in home care

QUEBEC CITY, March 20, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Regroupement provincial des comités des usagers (RPCU) expressed its views on the budget announced by Raymond Bachand, Minister of Finance, in the...


Mar 05, 2012, 16:43 ET Crisis in nursing homes - A simple solution: Existing Users' and In-patients' Committees

MONTREAL, March 5, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Regroupement provincial des comités des usagers (RPCU) recommended, to Minister for Social Services Dominique Vien, that Users' and In-patients' Committees...


Feb 06, 2012, 07:00 ET RPCU congratulates the Government of Quebec for funding new hypertension treatment

Access to TWYNSTA™ can help the 1.1 million Quebeckers living with hypertensioni get it under control MONTREAL, Feb. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - As "Heart Month" kicks off, there is good news for Quebeckers...


Oct 21, 2010, 11:00 ET 88% of Quebecers believe that user/patient committees must represent the
needs of the users.

SAINT-HYACINTHE, QC, Oct. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - In a survey that Leger Marketing made public during the convention of the Regroupment of Provincial User Committees (RPCU) that is being held currently in...


May 03, 2010, 16:45 ET The Provincial Regroupment of Patient Committees Opposes the 'ticket
moderateur' (Patient's Contribution)

MONTREAL, May 3 /CNW Telbec/ - The Provincial Regroupment of Patient Committees (RPCU) has some serious concerns about the notion of a patient's contribution presented in the last budget. The RPCU...