OPSEU Diablogue: Transformation or austerity? Hospitals lose further capacity in new round of cuts

In October a Whitby nursing home experienced a major fire displacing more than 250 residents. About 80 of those residents found temporary accommodation in area hospitals. Many are still there for lack of available alternative long term care spaces in … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Confused and inconsistent PC position on health generates a big “huh?”

The Ontario Tories may want to look further than Tim Hudak for reasons behind their by-election losses over the summer. True, the PC leader consistently ranks behind the other two major party leaders in leadership polls, but give the voters credit … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Perth and Smiths Falls communities meet tonight and tomorrow to tackle deep hospital cuts

Tonight is the first of two community meetings around cuts to the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital. Cuts at the two-site rural hospital corporation are particularly severe. The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital is seeking to find 6 … Continue reading →