Dr. Martin pushes private medicine, but not even Reformers appear to be listening

Gray, Charlotte
May 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/30/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 11, p1610
Academic Journal
Reports on the campaign of Dr. Keith Martin who has decided to enter the race for the leadership of the Canadian Reform Party. How his health care reform policies would allow physicians to develop private practice as long as they commit 30 to 40 hours a week to the publicly funded system; Suggestion that his platform is out of touch with voters and his own party.


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