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Month: December 2014

Nova Scotia’s Collaborative Emergency Centres: A Note of Caution

What follows is my letter to the Editor of the Chronicle Herald in response to their editorial in support of the CEC experiment. I confess to considerable confusion over the recent supportive review of the Collaborative Emergency Centre experiment in Nova Scotia. The review has indicated that they should be deemed a success because they… Read More ›

Brian Sinclair Died in Vain

The Brian Sinclair inquest findings were released on Friday December 2014 and from the perspective of hospital crowding and emergency access block the report can only be termed a disappointment. Despite repeated evidence by experts in Emergency Medicine and patient flow, the root cause of emergency crowding (an inability to flow admitted emergency patients to… Read More ›