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- Overcrowding looms over Ontario hospitals as flu and winter fracture season arrives
Ontario’s hospitals are overflowing with patients. Across the province, a variety of factors – funding cuts, demographic changes, winter weather, long-term care backlogs – are stretching medical staff and facilities to their limits. With flu season and winter fracture season now upon us, patient saf … Read more »
- Ontario families plan mass tort against long-term care providers
Senior citizens are among the most vulnerable people in our society, and as our population ages seniors will face mounting challenges. The prevalence of debilitating illnesses such as dementia is expected to rise in coming years, and the systems in place to care for older Canadians, already under pr … Read more »
- News agencies report on risks associated with implanted medical devices
Medical malpractice lawyers are well aware of the dangers posed by implanted medical devices; now, reporting by the CBC and the Toronto Star is raising awareness among the wider population. The investigation, named “The Implant Files,” focuses on the potential for life changing injuries posed by pac … Read more »
- Join in the Fight to Get Hernia Mesh Justice
By the time Health Canada notified the public of the medical device recall for Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh (Physiomesh) in 2016, the damage had already been done. It emerged that people who had received surgical intervention for herniation and had Physiomesh inserted were requiring operations … Read more »
- Chemotherapy error affects patients in Ontario and New Brunswick
Hundreds of cancer patients in New Brunswick and Ontario were informed this summer that they may not have received the intended dose of chemotherapy drugs due to delivery system issues. No serious medical injuries have been linked to the event, but the case highlights the potential risks associated … Read more »
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