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New coalition forms to advocate for healthcare needs

Concerned individuals and community groups from various backgrounds have formed a coalition with Outaouais healthcare professionals in an attempt to bring greater attention to the urgent needs of the region’s healthcare network.
The coalition, named SOS Outaouais, was organized by the Fondation Santé Gatineau and launched on June 6. It aims to advocate, with one voice, for immediate support from the provincial government in ending the healthcare staffing crisis that has plagued the Outaouais for several years.
Jean Pigeon, director of the Gatineau health foundation, will act as the coalition’s spokesperson.
“We believe that it is time for all of our population throughout the Outaouais region to mobilize . . .

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