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AMI Quebec: helpful info for the summer & beyond

AMI-Quebec Action on Mental Illness helps families manage the effects of mental illness through support, education, guidance, and advocacy. They help family caregivers cope with mental illness in a loved one. Family includes those in the circle of support of someone living with mental illness (parents, spouses, siblings, adult children, friends, etc.) Many of their programs are […]

Patient complaints at MUHC on the rise since superhospital opening

Complaints from patients rose by 3.5 per cent in the year since the new McGill University Health Centre superhospital opened, the MUHC reported Tuesday night. It was the biggest increase in patient complaints in three years. The MUHC reported a total of 1,360 complaints in 2015-2016. Ombudsman Lynn Casgrain has stated that “The more complaints […]

Health on Budget Day

The Liberals campaigned on an extensive and intricate platform, one that promised real money for home care. Trudeau pledged $3 billion over four years to cover in-home caregivers and financial supports for family care and palliative care. Within the Trudeau government’s first budget, tabled today, there can be found: money for infrastructure, middle class cuts, […]