Want more family doctors in Ontario? Pay them better, says physicians

CBC News

May 11, 2024

Want more family doctors in Ontario? Pay them better, says physicians

As Ontario's family doctor shortage worsens, physicians emphasize the need for better pay. With inflation outpacing average OHIP billings, doctors are opting out of family practice. Recent negotiations between the government and the Ontario Medical Association aim to address this issue. Physicians argue that fair compensation is essential to attract and retain family doctors, as financial pressures deter medical graduates from choosing this specialty.

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