Health Care

Keep our hospitals public

Keep our hospitals non-profit public instead of for-profit private. We don't want the American system where people who are forced to sell their homes due to illness.

 

Don't allow consortiums to own, run or decide who to hire.

 

Don't change the system, improve the system.

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Parking at Hospitals

When someone goes to a hospital, it is not for entertainment. They are going for emergencies, surgery, treatments, check ups, etc. Parking should be free. We should not have to endured the stress of the high cost of parking at hospitals.

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Fair Parking Rates at Hospitals

Hospitals routinely overcharge patients and visitors for parking. For example, to park at Sick Kids hospital in Toronto is $20 a day. Therefore, I propose that parking rates for visitors must not be higher than the municipal rate in which the hospital is located and no more than the cost of maintaining the parking lot for long term patients and their immediate family.

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Too Many Health Care Charities

The exploding number of health related charities is making it confusing for donors. When each new disease gets its own foundation, you get too many competing fundraising campaigns and too much money spent on administration. The provincial government needs to encourage charities to reach a consensus about common infrastructure, particularly in the health care sector. Policy makers and the public also need clarity about ...more »

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Sincere accountability for persons with disabilities

The Ontario Human Rights Commission has identified a need for doctors to end their stigma against persons with mental health and addictions. The Ministry of Health needs to be held accountable for implementing a strong policy to end this. Doctors should not be allowed to violate human rights while the government looks the other way. Alcohol addiction is a disability. Persons with this disease currently must wait 6 months ...more »

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