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Canada faces more strikes

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7136.955i (Published 28 March 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:955
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Quebec

    Funding shortages in Canada's much vaunted healthcare system are causing disruptions in hospital services and rebellions by doctors in several provinces. And the situation looks like getting worse before getting better.

    Doctors throughout British Columbia closed offices, clinics, and some inhospital services for two days this month—and will do so for a third day—in protest against a capped budget for their services that is now exhausted. …

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