Patient charters: the provincial experience. Series #1

Vogel, Lauren
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE639
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the attempts of several countries to recognize the patient's rights in health care system in provincial level. It states that the 2007 Long Term Care Homes Act of Ontario has a bill of rights for the long-term care homes of residents. It mentions that the legislatures of Ontario and Alberta have introduced the bills of private members to enact the patients' rights. Meanwhile, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is stimulating the creation of national patient charter.


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