OPSEU Diablogue: New CMA president-elect looks to Scotland as model of improvement

Kingston’s Dr. Chris Simpson has been acclaimed president-elect of the Canadian Medical Association. His term as President begins August 2014. Simpson is professor of medicine and chief of cardiology at Queen’s University as well as medical director of the Cardiac … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Are there more managers and fewer front line staff? At some hospitals, absolutely

Earlier this year we issued a freedom of information request to 20 sample hospitals where OPSEU represents health care workers to understand whether managers are in fact replacing front line health care workers. It’s a frequent complaint we hear. While the … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Hospital Food: Will evidence and accountability be the end of rethermalized food?

The food served in hospital may be directly linked to chances of survival for critically ill patients according to Dr. Daren Heyland, a staff physician at Kingston General Hospital. Heyland and his research team has just received a grant from … Continue reading →