Socialized Medicine in Canada: Yeah or Nay?

This might come as a shock to some of you, but Canada does not have the best medical plan/pharmacare in the world! Really?? Our current system has some good points and some not so good points. ““Inefficient management” is an elastic phrase. Who’s management? The provincial health ministry? Regional health authorities? Hospital and community care…

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Canadian Pharmacare: Varies Province by Province

This is worth reading on pharmacare here in Canada….those that are lower income often get prescription medications, approved by the government, for free or a very small fee. For those that are in the ‘middle class’ economic bracket or higher—we pay a lot more for our medications! Canadian pharmacare: an ongoing failure

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Overdose Prevention

This is worth reading concerning: prescription overdose prevention with medications….. The missing link in overdose prevention

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Canadian Healthcare

by Victoria Brewster, MSW One only has to follow the Canadian news, read the local paper or talk to health professionals who will say Socialized Medicine or Medicare needs an overhaul. While there are many benefits to socialized medicine, basics covered; check-ups, exams, tests or treatment are covered for all who are eligible for Medicare here in…

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Healthcare and Drug Clinical Trials

by Victoria Brewster, MSW Healthcare is a huge issue facing many individuals in the world and in reality those of us in the Westernized world should not be compaining even though there are many issues and problems with healthcare in the U.S. and Canada. I tell my kids regularly, ‘count your blessings that you were…

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