Wait times

53 articles
by Anthony Fong

Emergency departments at a ‘tipping point’

Emergency departments are in the “last stage of system failure.” Experts are calling for Canada to rethink how we use the departments to fill growing gaps in non-emergency care.

by Anne Borden King

Secondary losses: The impact of the pandemic on Canadians with cancer

We're only beginning to understand the "secondary losses" of the pandemic. The immediate future of health care will likely be defined by the appearance of illnesses that flourished among the forgotten, patients who were inadvertently neglected.

by Danielle Cruise Julia Dobrowolski

‘Our hearts are breaking’: Disparities in access, funding put IVF treatments out of reach for many Canadians

Despite the praise Canada receives for its universal health-care system, the current patchwork of financial coverage and unequal distribution of IVF clinics is failing too many people.

by Neel Mistry Paul Rooprai Shubham Mistry Kim Rooprai

How long is too long? Assessing wait times in Canadian EDs

by Arshia Javidan Howard Ovens

The future of emergency care: Takeaways from COVID-19

by Wilson Kwong Francine Buchanan Christine Miskonoodinkwe Smith

Why do people have to wait 12 years for an ethnic nursing home?

by Seema Marwaha Dafna Izenberg

Why are kids waiting so long for mental health services?

by Vanessa Milne Joshua Tepper Jeremy Petch

Emergency room overcrowding: causes and cures

by Vanessa Milne Joshua Tepper Maureen Taylor

Long wait times defy quick fixes

by Vanessa Milne Joshua Tepper Sachin Pendharkar

Four ways Canada can shorten wait times for specialists

by Vanessa Milne Joshua Tepper Maureen Taylor

Anatomy of a referral: Why wait times for specialists are still too long

by Andreas Laupacis

Wait times to see specialists need our attention

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