- Should hospital staff be allowed to use their phones for personal reasons?
Cellphones in the hospital: What are the rules? Can staff check personal email, send texts, scroll through social media? And how do patients feel?The Score: 0
- Why is there a gender wage gap in Canadian medicine?
Many say a gender wage gap should not exist in Canadian medicine, where the system is mostly fee-for-service. Others say the system is part of the problem.The Score: 0
- "I want to talk to someone": The importance of psychosocial oncology
Psychosocial oncology is considered a critical component of cancer care, but access varies across Ontario. What it is, and how we might fill in the gaps.The Score: 0
- More than a third of nurses have PTSD symptoms; a third of doctors are burned out. What are we doing about it?
Burnout in health care is common, as are depression and PTSD. Now people are looking for ways to help health care providers find "joy in work."The Score: 0
- Where should Ontario's 30,000 new long-term beds go?
Most people agree Ontario needs more long-term care beds. But what's the best way to add them? And how do we fix staffing and funding problems?The Score: 0
- The Opioid Chapters: 11 stories that show how complex the crisis is
The Opioid Chapters is a special multimedia project featuring the stories of 11 people whose lives have been profoundly affected by opioids.The Score: 0
- Why do people have to wait 12 years for an ethnic nursing home?
Ethnic nursing homes offer residents familiarity and comfort and have even been shown to offer better quality of care. So why aren't there more of them?The Score: 0
- Direct Funding means freedom for many people with disabilities. Is it accessible enough?
Direct Funding allows people to hire and manage their own staff, giving them control over their schedules and lives. But the wait list is as long as a year.The Score: 0
- Is it ethical for doctors to ask their own patients for research consent?
The traditional way of obtaining informed consent can be cumbersome and hinder enrollment. A new model is simpler—and some even say more ethical.The Score: 0
- Why can't you access your health record online?
The technology is available for patients to securely see their health records online. But despite the many benefits, most Canadians don't have access yet.The Score: 0
- Uninsured patients in Ontario: People get sicker, the system pays more
There are an estimated half-million people in Ontario who do not have access to OHIP, mostly for reasons tied to their immigration status. Why is the system set up this way? And what does it end up costing us?The Score: 0