Short articles on hot topics, its aim is to inform and stimulate dialogue and feedback with AMOM members

  • Pour mieux comprendre les enjeux de la Loi 20

    Pour la vaste majorité d’entre nous, le contre-productif et malheureux projet de loi 20 déposé le 28 novembre 2014 par Gaétan Barrette (devenu finalement une loi en bonne et due forme l’automne dernier) demeure un mauvais rêve qui n’en est malheureusement pas un. On parle après tout d’une législation inédite...

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  • SPECIAL MESSAGE

    UA directive from Gaétan Barrette, sent to the Executive Directors of the CISSS (Centres intégrés de santé et de services sociaux) on December 16 and reported in Le Devoir on December 30, resulted in turmoil and confusion among many physicians.

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  • Accessibility to a Family Physician, the New Pitfall!

    A few years ago, the FMOQ assumed the very apt mandate to enhance the wonderful profession of family physician. Everyone followed closely behind the government, which made this a priority for the network. We must admit that it was a success and were it not for a lack of political...

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  • Reflections during the Voting Period

    Today is July 12, 2011 I am writing these thoughts just at the time when the Quebec Federation of General Practitioners has mailed out a ballot along with the documents it had promised to all family physicians in Quebec, explaining the agreement in principle. In the coming weeks, we will...

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  • Quotas in the delivery rooms and Program 68

    For several weeks now, the technical negotiating committees have been laying the groundwork for the negotiations that are officially scheduled to begin in September 2010. It is clear in our minds that we will first have to debate the financial conditions before anything else. We cannot see how to launch...

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  • Be ready… your support is a must

    At the beginning of April, the Federation held its annual presidents' meeting, which involved two days of reflection on the theme of negotiation and mobilization of our "troops." You can well imagine that it was easy enough to obtain unanimity concerning our objectives and the desire to reach them. We...

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  • Negociations and Activities

    As you all know, our general agreement will expire on March 31, 2010. The Federation is ready. We formally submitted our list of demands and proposals at the negotiating table on March 3 and 4, 2010. One week later, we were addressing the general public at a press conference where...

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