Ontario ERs Reaching a Breaking Point


Doctors and nurses across Canada have been calling for help for months, as the COVID-19 pandemic overwhelmed resources that they say were already stretched — leading to an unparalleled wave of staff shortages that they say is reaching a breaking point. In the meantime, the average emergency department wait time in Ontario is now at 20.7 hours for patients admitted to most hospitals, regardless of size. 

Abstract Written By:
Laura Woodman
October 5, 2022

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