Ontario’s $4.8 billion hospital underfunding means 16 less nurses, 47 fewer hospital staff, $5 million a year funding gap for Pembroke

Pembroke, ON — When compared with the rest of Canada the Ontario government’s $4.8 billion underfunding for hospitals like Pembroke Regional Hospital, means skeleton hospital staffing and much less care for Pembroke patients, a report released today has found. The report (Fewer Hands, Less Hospital Care) compares funding, staffing, nursing, and readmissions in Ontario and…

Ontario’s $4.8 billion hospital underfunding means 48 less nurses, 143 fewer hospital staff, $16 million a year funding gap for Cornwall

Cornwall, ON — When compared with the rest of Canada the Ontario government’s $4.8 billion underfunding for hospitals like Cornwall Community, means skeleton hospital staffing and much less care for Cornwall patients, a report released today has found. The report (Fewer Hands, Less Hospital Care) compares funding, staffing, nursing, and readmissions in Ontario and other…

Ontario’s $4.8 billion hospital underfunding means 981 less nurses, 2915 fewer hospital staff, $312 million a year funding gap for Ottawa

Ottawa, ON — When compared with the rest of Canada the Ontario government’s $4.8 billion underfunding for hospitals, means skeleton hospital staffing and much less care for Ottawa patients, a report released today has found. The report (Fewer Hands, Less Hospital Care) compares funding, staffing, nursing, and readmissions in Ontario and other provinces. Based on…

Rally for Muskoka Shores Nursing Home residents tomorrow at the Gravenhurst Lion’s Pavilion

GRAVENHURST, ON – Staff at Muskoka Shores Nursing Home are set to hold a rally and pubic BBQ tomorrow at the Gravenhurst Lion’s Pavilion to increase pressure on the home to improve the quality of care that residents are receiving. “The people we care for are suffering,” says Cindy Seaton, President of CUPE local 2481…

Premier wrong to blame North Bay hospital for 5-year $20 million funding shortfall and P3 costs

Toronto, Ont. — In a recent interview with North Bay media, Premier Kathleen Wynne blames hospital administrators for the ongoing cuts to staff and services at North Bay and other hospitals across Ontario. “She is completely wrong. Blame goes to her government’s health policies and too low funding for hospitals. Throwing hospital administrators under the…

Ontario’s $4.8 billion hospital underfunding means 87 less nurses, 260 fewer hospital staff, $27 million a year funding gap for Peterborough

Peterborough, ON — When compared with the rest of Canada the Ontario government’s $4.8 billion underfunding for hospitals like Peterborough Regional Health Centre, means skeleton hospital staffing and much less care for Peterborough patients, a report released today has found. The report (Fewer Hands, Less Hospital Care) compares funding, staffing, nursing, and readmissions in Ontario…

Ontario’s $4.8 billion hospital underfunding means 55 less nurses, 163 fewer hospital staff, $17 million a year funding gap for Belleville

Belleville, ON — When compared with the rest of Canada the Ontario government’s $4.8 billion underfunding for hospitals like Quinte Health Care Belleville General Hospital, means skeleton hospital staffing and much less care for Belleville patients, a report released today has found. The report (Fewer Hands, Less Hospital Care) compares funding, staffing, nursing, and readmissions…