Ontario hospitals says service, staff or program cuts may be inevitable

February 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/23/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE157
Academic Journal
The article reports on the proposed reduction on hospital service, staff and health programs in healthcare in Ontario. It explores the move of regional health authorities to trim down programs, services, staffing and bed closures as a consequence to the province's multibillion-dollar deficit. It also delves into the views of hospitals on the proposed cuts, in consideration to the freezing of health care funding or increase of at most 2% for fiscal year 2010-2011.


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