Ontario Asks Family Medical Clinics to Work Nights and Weekends to Help Overwhelmed Hospitals


Ontario has asked thousands of family healthcare workers to work evenings and weekends to help ease the burden on overwhelmed children's hospitals. In a memo sent by the director of the primary health care branch in the Ministry of Health, they said that due to the "difficult and complex" respiratory illness surge, they request organizations "to offer clinical services 7 days a week, including evening availability, until further notice, to meet the needs of patients."

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Laura Woodman
November 26, 2022

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