September 21, 2021

Increased Private Healthcare for Canada: Is That the Right Solution?

The authors investigate international experiences to determine if associations exist between the degree of private spending and two of the core values of medicare – universality and accessibility – as well as the values of equity and quality. Read more here.


Thursday, October 14, 2021  - , Virtual Longwoods Breakfast Series: Briefings from and for Healthcare Leaders

Silver Linings: A Year of Lessons in Innovating through Inclusion & Collaboration

Geoff Martha, Chairman and CEO, Medtronic and Neil Fraser, President, Medtronic Canada & Regional Vice-President - Canada, Medtronic PLC

Longwoods Radio

Building Post Pandemic Resilience in Healthcare: Nurses‘ Perspectives. Episode 2 with Linda Silas

Conversations with health leaders and researchers hosted by Dr. Kathleen MacMillan. Episode 2 featuring Linda Silas, President, Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions. 

Listen to the Podcasts here.



Sep 24, 2021 Health & Healthcare News
Battling to save unvaccinated patients has left me exhausted and demoralized

2021-09-24 from Kevin McKechnie is a family doctor in Nelson, B.C. Nelson is the bucolic mountain town in the Southern Interior of B.C. where I’ve had the privilege of work [...]

Sep 24, 2021 Health & Healthcare News
Front-line workers shoulder burden of vaccine mandates

2021-09-24 from This story features an audience member, like you, who got in touch with us. Send us your questions. We are listening: Service industry workers in Canada say they [...]

Sep 23, 2021 Health & Healthcare News
‘Exhausted and overworked’: From Northern B.C. to Quebec, nurses warn that workloads are pushing them to the brink

2021-09-23 from Quebec is paying full-time nurses bonuses of at least $15,000 each, making it the latest province to turn to unusual measures to keep front-line professionals cari [...]

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The unequal social and economic burden of the COVID-19 pandemic is evident in racialized and low-income communities across Canada. Importantly, social inequities have not been adequately addressed and current public policies are not reflective of the needs of diverse populations. Public participation in decision-making is crucial and there is, therefore, a pressing need to increase diversity of representation in patient partnerships in order to prevent the further exclusion of socially marginali [...]



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