OPSEU Diablogue: Province needs to look at evidence around hospital mergers

Murray Martin should change his name to Dr. Doom. Now in retirement, the former CEO of Hamilton Health Sciences is full of swagger about tough choices for health care, suggesting rising interest rates would pressure the government into making big … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: OHA silent about sudden departure of CEO and President

Pat, we hardly knew you. A year after being appointed OHA CEO and President, Pat Campbell has mysteriously disappeared from the OHA. In a remarkably short announcement June 12, the OHA notes that its Board of Directors has appointed former … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: OHA snippy about lack of health care planning

Last week’s provincial budget was accompanied by an uncharacteristic snippy release from the Ontario Hospital Association expressing disappointment. While OHA CEO Pat Campbell says there are a few positive initiatives for hospitals and the health care system, the chief complaint … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Hospitals: Who is earning more than the $418,000 proposed BPS salary cap?

The Ontario Hospital Association is disappointed again. This week Dwight Duncan announced the government’s intention to cap salaries for new employees in the broader public sector – including hospitals – to $418,000 a year, or double Dalton McGuinty’s salary. The … Continue reading →