News Item – Ontario optometrists are redirecting patients to ERs to protest underfunding

Dionne Aleman, an associate professor and CHE affiliate at the University of Toronto who specializes in pandemic planning, told the Star’s Jesse McLean that sending a patient with a minor problem to an emergency department is akin to using them as “cannon fodder” in their fight with the province.

Full article at: Toronto Star (August 10: The Record, Toronto.comWorldNews.net)

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