Shortage of family doctors pushing more patients to overburdened ERs
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(Julia Wong/ CBC News) — Michael Tryon is on the hunt for a family doctor.

The Edmonton man learned in June that his family doctor is retiring at the end of November, and Tryon has been searching for a new one for himself, his wife and his son ever since.

“We have been watching for signs on the street … that say ‘New  …

Opinion: Equity needed in Quebec’s distribution of family doctors
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(Mark Roper/ The Montreal Gazette) — Every year the government releases its figures for family doctors. The latest figures date from Dec. 31, 2020, and show very uneven access to primary care.

Province-wide, 79 per cent of Quebecers were registered with a family doctor, far from the government’s target of 85 per cent. This  …

Family doctors will have to take appointments, declare their hours under new system
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(Cathy Senay/ CBC News) — The Quebec government has tabled a new bill that aims to improve front-line services by forcing family doctors to declare their hours and take appointments through a new online system.

Bill 11 would make family doctors put their working schedule in a central appointment booking system, which would  …