Earlier this month, hundreds of doctors from across Quebec signed an open letter asking the provincial authorities to decentralize certain aspects of health care administration. Known by the acronym RQMDSS, physicians in the collective come from a wide variety of backgrounds, regions and specialties.
When you get into the weeds of their specific demands, you get the feeling that they’re really not asking for too much. They seek to reinstate a local administrator at each hospital and health care facility, a local director of professional services at each hospital centre, a Council of Doctors, Dentists and Pharmacists for each hospital and a local directors table that would bring together all the department heads in a hospital.
This would bring things back a little closer to how they were prior to Bill 10, the former Liberal government’s . . .
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