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Dispute with clinic leads to postponement of hundreds of cataract surgeries in Winnipeg

A dispute between the provincial government and a privately owned clinic has led to the postponement of hundreds of cataract…

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After 2 children died, Hamilton hospital has postponed roughly 100 surgeries

McMaster Children’s Hospital has cancelled roughly 100 tonsil and adenoid surgeries since the death of two children. The hospital paused…

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2 children die after tonsil, adenoid surgeries at McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton

Two children have died after tonsil and/or adenoid surgery at McMaster Children’s Hospital, the Hamilton hospital said Wednesday, adding it’s pausing…

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Nova Scotia

Water-main break at QEII Halifax Infirmary site prompts cancellation of surgeries

Nova Scotia·New There is no running water for drinking or for flushing toilets, Nova Scotia Health said in a news…

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Doug Ford government paying for-profit clinic more than hospitals for OHIP-covered surgeries, documents show

Premier Doug Ford’s government gives a for-profit clinic more funding to perform certain OHIP-covered surgeries than it gives Ontario’s public…

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Canada

Quebec ophthalmologists question low prices offered by LASIK MD for outsourced cataract surgeries

As several health-care institutions in the Montreal area prepare to award millions in contracts to the private sector when they…

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Nova Scotia

New premium for doctors aims to encourage more surgeries on evenings, weekends

The Progressive Conservative government is taking another step to extend operating room hours in Nova Scotia, but it’s not clear…

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Health

Surgical sexism in Canada: study finds doctors paid less for reproductive surgeries on women

A recent study found a gender pay gap in Canada’s reproductive health-care system. Doctors in eight provinces who perform genitourinary (reproductive…

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