Friends of Medicare Palliser Chapter has created this handy brochure to help individuals address health care concerns for themselves or a loved one. This plain language guide can help you to navigate the complexities involved in lodging a complaint, and to find support in doing so.
To download a printable version of the guide, click here.Read more
Via our partners in the Canadian Health Coalition
The public should demand answers about the increasing costs of health care in Alberta. That was the main message delivered Saturday afternoon by Friends of Medicare provincial director Sandra Azocar at Palliser Friends of Medicare’s annual general meeting.
“Alberta Health Services have become radically more politicized and less accountable than the previous system ever was,” she said. “We have a government model that’s turning into a running joke.”Read more
On Monday, July 20, 2015, the Board members and the staff of Friends of Medicare met with Health Minister Sarah Hoffman. The meeting was productive and insightful, with mutual respect and shared values characterizing the exchanges.Read more
On April 2, Justice P. R. Jeffrey of Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench rejected the claim put forward by lawyer John Carpay on behalf of Darcy Allen that prohibition on private health insurance in Alberta infringes on Mr. Allen’s Charter Rights.