OPSEU Diablogue: Short takes: The “Savvy State”, accreditation of border nurses, and parking as health care

This winter we noted the constantly shifting terminology around cuts to clinical services at The Ottawa Hospital. At first the public was told by the Health Minister and Premier that cuts to thousands of endoscopies at The Ottawa Hospital were … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Ottawa and Hamilton: Significant hospital cuts ahead despite rhetoric from Premier-designate

Dr. Jack Kitts, CEO of the Ottawa Hospital, says he plans to transfer about 5,000 endoscopies to community hospitals and clinics as part of an overall plan to find $31 million in savings towards balancing the hospital’s budget. Kitts announced … Continue reading →