Social Services

Des soins de qualité «B», vraiment?

Visiblement, le problème du système de santé québécois n’est pas seulement dû à la pandémie : nous manquons atrocement de capacité et de personnel, et l’accessibilité aux soins peut être compromise à tout moment.

6700 décès en trop dans les CHSLD?

Le véritable désastre des CHSLD sera à tout jamais un exemple criant des limitations du modèle québécois en matière de santé et de soins aux personnes âgées.

Quebec’s COVID-19 LTC Disaster: Up to 6,700 Lives Could Have Been Saved

Nearly one year ago, the Quebec government decreed a temporary end to the transfer of COVID-19 patients to CHSLDs, Quebec’s long-term care centres. To this day, Quebec’s extremely high death count among seniors in CHSLDs continues to raise eyebrows. This publication from the Montreal Economic Institute calls into question the inevitability of these deaths.

Where Are Patients Most Likely to Give Up and Go Home?

In which Quebec emergency rooms are patients most likely to return home without having seen a doctor? The “2020 Ranking of ER Overcrowding in Quebec” describes the situation over the past year and measures the evolution of the situation over five years using data obtained through a request for access to information, before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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