Mediocrity has become the norm, Turnbull asserts in valedictory address

Collier, Roger
September 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE995
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the claims of Canadian Medical Association (CMA) president doctor Jeffrey Turnbull regarding the low quality of health care in Canada. Turnbull says that mediocrity has been the accepted norm in the country's health care system. Turnbull mentions that basic levels of prescription drug coverage must be given to citizens particularly the often neglected groups including the poor, the elderly, and Aboriginal populations.


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