Hallway medicine to end in a year, says Premier, but with $8 billion more in cuts coming, new report finds Durham Region shorted 40 hospital beds, 778 staff

OSHAWA, ON – When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative (PC) government is “worse than Mike Harris” new data reports released in Oshawa today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show. For Doug Ford’s government to keep its proposed budget plan for the next five years, “it is now apparent…

Hallway medicine to end in a year, says Premier, but with $8 billion more in cuts coming, new report finds Huron Perth shorted 21 hospital beds, 140 staff

STRATFORD, ON – When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative (PC) government is “worse than Mike Harris” new data reports released in Stratford today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show. For Doug Ford’s government to keep its proposed budget plan for the next five years, “it is now apparent…

With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs “worse than Harris” London shorted 222 hospital beds, 1,762 staff, new report finds

LONDON, ON – When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative (PC) government is “worse than Mike Harris” new data reports released in London today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show. For Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government to keep its proposed budget plan for the next five years, “it is…

Union calls on Conservatives to reverse both 2.3 per cent fee increase for seniors and real budget cut of more than 1 per cent to long-term care in 2019

TORONTO, ON – Ontario’s Conservatives are planning to raise the co-payment fees that long-term care residents pay by 2.3 per cent, one of the highest price hikes in the last decade. A middle-class senior in care will pay about $500 more a year. CUPE is calling on the provincial government to reverse those increases and…

One year later; are London hospital patients faring better under Ford PCs? New report released Thursday

LONDON, ON – When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and no public sector staff layoffs, while cutting government spending on services. Now, one year later, have the PCs delivered? How they are really doing to enhance patients’ access to…

With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs “worse than Harris” Peterborough shorted 53 hospital beds, 280 staff, new report finds

PETERBOROUGH, ON – When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative (PC) government is “worse than Mike Harris” new data reports released in Peterborough today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show. For Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government to keep its proposed budget plan for the next five years, “it is…

One year later; are Peterborough hospital patients faring better under Ford PCs? New report released Wednesday

PETERBOROUGH, ON – When the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives (PCs) took office last summer, they made vague promises about ending hallway medicine, increasing system capacity and no public sector staff layoffs, while cutting government spending on services. Now, one year later, have the PCs delivered? How they are really doing to enhance patients’ access to…

With $8 billion more in cuts coming, Ford PCs “worse than Harris” Cornwall shorted 18 hospital beds, 132 staff, new report finds

CORNWALL, ON – When it comes to hospital funding, Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative (PC) government is “worse than Mike Harris” new data reports released in Cornwall today by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OHCU) show. For Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government to keep its proposed budget plan for the next five years, “it is…