Rather than focusing on who was at the 'national pharmacare forum' perhaps the focus should be on why others (e.g., patients, physicians etc.), were not present? #pharmacare #cdnpoli #healthcare https://t.co/fywRcMoN1C
— Patients 4 Change (@Pts4Chg) May 20, 2019
If you have not yet seen this video, you may wish to do so. Thanks to Peter for bringing this to our attention. The topic being discussed is important indeed.
Paul, a member of our Patients for Change community, was recently on CBC’s “The Homestretch.” The focus of the discussion was #EndPJParalysis initiative. To learn what this initiative entails and the exciting results it is garnering, give Paul’s conversation a listen.
Which cities in Canada have the best hospitals? This was a question explored in a recent edition of “University Magazine.” Click here to find out if your city made the list and what constitutes the “best hospitals.”
With the holiday season upon us, the thought of getting the flu, cold or the like is apt to be the furthest thing from your mind. Nevertheless, if you require healthcare during the holiday season, here is a website that you will want to check out. Among other things, it will tell you where the closest pharmacy is to get what you need, its location and the hours it is open.
What are Sarah Hoffman’s thoughts about healthcare in Alberta – wait times, medical aid in dying, funding, level of care, compassion? To find out, you may wish to listen to a recent Edmonton Journal: The Press Gallery interview: Sarah Hoffman.
If you said “Yes” to the above, click here for more details.
The importance of the patient is becoming more recognized in the healthcare sector. However, in many instances, including the pharmaceutical area, the patient is seen as simply something to talk to or to talk about.
According to a recent blog post by Mike Rea, this stance is limited and limiting in terms of who patients are and what they have to offer. As he asks in his post.
But, instead of talking to patients, what if we started listening? Not just to what they ‘need’, but what else they want? There are so many incredible groups out there now – potent patient groups (MMRF, MDA, Savvy Patients and more), who want to talk to us, who want to share. But, start to listen, and there will be a hundred hands that go up to stop you doing that.
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