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Province’s GAP program without funding contract

Province’s GAP program without funding contract

The 112,000 residents of the Outaoauis who don’t have a family doctor are now left with almost no chance of getting a medical appointment through the doctor-finding service known as GAP, thanks to a failure by the provincial government and the province’s...
Quebec’s healthcare a ‘go-away-and die system

Quebec’s healthcare a ‘go-away-and die system

Close to 10,000 residents of the MRC des Collines are without a family doctor – a crisis that could get worse if a doctor-finding program ends later this month.  According to the Centre intégré de santé et des services sociaux de l’Outaouais (CISSSO), more...
Wakefield to lose 3 MDs by summer’s end

Wakefield to lose 3 MDs by summer’s end

The number of Hills’ residents without a family doctor is expected to rise, and the shortage “won’t get better any time soon,” according to a long-time Wakefield physician. There are already over 6,000 residents in the region waiting for a family doctor – and 72,000...

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