News Item – Canadian health care struggles to find a cure for hallway medicine

Jack Webb died in a Halifax hospital on Feb. 1, after sitting in a chilly emergency room hallway for six hours and being bumped from a room by another dying patient during his five-day stay.

“I believe Jack was terrified. … He wanted to go home,” his wife, Kim D’Arcy, said.

His story isn’t unique. Over the last few months, there have been a flurry of stories from patients across Canada, complaining that they were kept in hospital hallways because of overcrowding.

Full article at: Global News