Friday, July 19, 2024
Editorials

Bill 10 gets blasted

It’s a common complaint in these parts that the healthcare system in the Pontiac was much more efficient before the amalgamation of the region’s healthcare networks as a result of the provincial government’s Bill 10.
Many people have talked about the degradation of services, the increased bureaucracy and the need to travel to Gatineau more often than in the past.
On Dec. 13, the advocacy group Santé Outaouais 2020 released a report that put those complaints on paper.
The report interviewed 15 different people with intimate knowledge of the local healthcare network.
The main issues pointed out by the report revolve around the increased level of bureaucracy and a lack of responsiveness when it comes to managers in the system.

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