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OMA set expectations, priorities for provincial budget

“The government has to commit to everybody having a family doctor, and it is crucial that this commitment is reflected in tomorrow’s budget,” Park said.

Published Mar 25, 2024 at 10:48pm

Barbara Patrocinio
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Barbara Patrocinio
OMA set expectations, priorities for provincial budget
OMA's president Dr. Andrew Park meeting with the Finance Ministry of Ontario on January this year. (Photo: reproduction @OntariosDoctors)

On the eve of the release of the provincial budget, Dr. Andrew Park, president of the Ontario Medical Association, outlined his budget priorities: fixing the crisis in primary care, reducing the burden of unnecessary administrative work for doctors and tackling hospital overcrowding.

“The government has to commit to everybody having a family doctor, and it is crucial that this commitment is reflected in tomorrow’s budget,” Park said.

“Committing to every single Ontarian has a family would be the major priority for us.”

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