Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Halloween Advocate Costume

I have dressed up as a lot of things over the years for Halloween but nothing is as frightening as my face as an advocate/activist.  My Halloween costumes come off at the end of the day and are just reflective of my mood at that particular moment in time where as my activism isn’t a […]
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Body Filling Healthcare

For those of you who followed the last four posts know how I was going on about healthcare, or maybe I should say health “administration”.  Apparently Island Health was reading as well.  I did receive a pleasant note from Island Health suggesting I contact the Patient Care Quality Office which I have declined to do.  I […]
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The Decomposition of Healthcare – Part 4 Discharge

My experience in the NRGH just re-enforces my resolve to push the federal Minister of Health’s position that “transformational change” is needed.  Our current system is broken beyond repair.  One has to question, at what point do you stop using body filler to keep your battered and beaten automobile looking good?  Healthcare is no different. I […]
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The Decomposition of Healthcare – Part 3

“The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” – Ann Wigmore Shortly after having published Part 2 of this series I did receive a very apologetic note from Island Health suggesting I contact the Patient Care Quality Office.  I did respond highlighting […]
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The Decomposition of Healthcare…Ripped Apart

“When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost“… Billy Graham I started discussing our crumbling health care system in my last post and promised some follow up.  I am basing this on my own personal experience however I can present hundreds of […]
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The Decomposition of Healthcare…

Today is Canada’s Thanksgiving which is a little different from the American equivalent, still six weeks away.  It’s a time for families to get together, enjoy each others company for maybe that one time a year, stuff themselves with turkey and other good foods while giving thanks for various aspects of their lives.  One big […]
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