Ontario opposition leaders urge Ford government to invest in health care amid doctor shortage

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Mar 7, 2024

Ontario opposition leaders urge Ford government to invest in health care amid doctor shortage

Opposition leaders in Ontario are pressing the Ford government to prioritize investments in healthcare amidst a critical shortage of doctors. With 2.3 million Ontarians lacking a family doctor and numbers expected to double in the next two years, attention is drawn to the administrative burden impeding patient-doctor access.

Family physicians spend up to 19 hours weekly on paperwork, prompting calls for a new plan to alleviate this burden and streamline processes, ultimately ensuring timely healthcare delivery.

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