30 August 2009

"A shameful waste of valuable manpower"


Quebec has the smallest proportion of foreign-trained doctors among its health-care practitioners, the Canadian Institute for Health Information has reported. With barely one in 10 of its doctors trained abroad, Quebec trails all other provinces ...

The provincial government has been assuring Quebecers for years that it is doing everything it can to make sure there are enough medical practitioners to look after them. And they believed the province.

Should they have? Saskatchewan managed to increase the number of doctors practising there. Half of them are foreign-trained. In Newfoundland and Labrador more than a third of doctors were trained outside Canada, along with one in four of Ontario's doctors ...

No comments: