Nearly 5 million Canadians don’t have family doctor | Health care crisis

Dr. Marla Shapiro explains what you need to know about Canada's doctor shortage and the main reasons causing it.

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    1. Switzerland has also a doctors shortage like every other country in Europe and taxes are way higher in Switzerland then in Canada.

  1. Only offer clerkships and residencies outside of the metropolises to staff the regions (if they really want it, they’ll go), increase nurse practitioner admission. And an NP-to-GP program? It’s a lack of will.

  2. And those that have family doctors do not have access to the specialists their family doctors refer them to so still back at square one.

  3. The reason why is doctors are not the same as they where ten year as ago what I mean is when you go and get help from a doctor they help you by talking to you spending time to help you now when you going there you are treated like you are a number get in get out

  4. Just got back from the doctor with my special needs person was told by the doctor that ho you’re late your appointment was at 12:20 and it’s 12:40 and your appointment was from 12:20 til 22:40 so they give 10 minutes to see a patient really it’s soo bad here in Quebec and also as I see in Ontario they rush appointments you see different doctors different clinics and they don’t even bother looking at the patient history on there computer horrible.

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