Reform Party rejects physician's reforms

Gray, Charlotte
January 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/25/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 2, p245
Academic Journal
Discusses the rejection of Canadian physician Keith Martin's proposals to reform health care, to the Reform Party. Reasons why the Reform Party did not accept Martin's proposals; The party's belief that public opinion should lead the debate of health care reform; Martin's proposal that private health clinics should be developed that would allow the wealthy to choose to spend disposable income on health care, thus freeing up public facilities for everyone else.


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