Take action for Medicine Hat!
The Palliser Chapter of Friends of Medicare has created letter templates for community members to address some of the destructive changes being imposed on Medicine Hat's public health care system. Take action and tell our representatives that we won't stand for cuts and privatization of our community's vital health services!
Use the links below to print or download the letters. Remember: personal stories are usually more persuasive than facts alone—edit our templates to include the ways that these changes will impact you and your loved ones!
Avril Torrence, Co-chair, Palliser FOMRead more
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
Friends of Medicare are calling on Alberta Health Services to consult with and respect the wishes of the people of Sundre and the long-term care residents in the Sundre hospital.
Immediate Mental Health Commitment Needed Despite Downturn
"The increased funding for mental health in Budget 2015 was a welcome first step towards improved mental health services, yesterdays report indicates greater investment is needed," said communications staff Trevor Zimmerman.Read more
From the December 8 Edmonton Journal:
Written by Executive Director Sandra Azocar and Public Interest Alberta's Seniors Task Force Chair Noel Somerville
Government should redirect public funding from for-profit continuing care facilities, say Noel Somerville and Sandra AzocarRead more