And power to the people – the people who have to take their chances with the health care system in this province.
It’s time to stop talking the talk of patient-centered health care and walk the walk. It starts when patient advisors – not just staff – sit on hiring panels for hospital staff and physicians. Yes, even physicians.
Sound crazy? At least three hospitals across Canada are already doing it. Successfully. Including Kingston General Hospital.
Let’s hope the politicians stand with the people.