The worst region in all of Quebec for access to a family doctor includes Côte-des-Neiges, Park Extension and downtown Montreal, where at least 47,000 residents have not registered with a general practitioner, the latest government statistics show.
One of the founding fathers of Quebec’s health care system says Gaétan Barrette’s reforms are a spectacular failure that damaged an already ailing health network.
Last month, Health Minister Gaétan Barrette spoke to medical students at Université de Montréal and McGill University. Medical students were grateful to be able to engage with the minister and ask questions. Unfortunately, his visit did little to assuage our concerns and has raised new issues.