Healthcare

Yukon senior says she’s waited months to hear if the government will cover prosthetic leg

‘There are things happening here that should not be happening’

 

All 150 Whistle Bend continuing care beds slated to open this fall

Specialized units to open in 2019 and 2020, but for now all the beds will be for continuing care: YG

 

Whitehorse psychiatrist battling government over patient privacy may have to close clinic

Armando Heredia estimates he’s owed more than $200,000 by insured health services

 

Liberals hint more beds are coming for the Thomson Centre

Government won’t confirm details until budget tabled in March

Longtime Whitehorse doctor Lis Densmore dead at 69

Family members and former patients remember her as compassionate and loving adventure

Whitehorse’s new emergency room slated to open in early January

40,000-square-foot building will be more efficient, officials say

Yukon needs a better plan for long-term care

The government can find solutions if it has the will. Does it have the will?

  • Dec 14, 2017

From hospital to home care: Yukon’s health department now offering more service hours

‘A lot of evidence does show that people do better in their home environment’

Moving patients is bad policy

Home care > hospitals

  • Nov 23, 2017

The Yukon’s health care crisis cannot continue

The government needs to stop reacting in crisis mode and plan for the future

  • Nov 23, 2017

Survey this: How does Yukon’s health care rate?

Since the government loves questionnaires so much, how about one on health care?

  • Nov 21, 2017

Yukon family forced hours apart due to hospital crowding

Haines Junction man moved to Watson Lake hospital because of overcrowding in Whitehorse

The Yukon government needs to nurse community health centres back to health

If current incentives aren’t getting it done, the government needs to offer more

  • Oct 31, 2017

No plans to increase medical travel stipends Yukon health minister says

Territory gets more money from Ottawa to help with costs but that won’t mean more cash for Yukoners

Canada’s health care system is pretty good

After watching the divisive debate over health care in the United States,…

  • Aug 10, 2017

Health care: Can’t live with it, can’t get ‘skinny repeal’ through the Senate

Neither Obamacare nor our health care system are perfect, but both are better than nothing

  • Aug 8, 2017

Alaska’s healthcare meltdown

The debate in Alaska over health-care reform is a vivid reminder how…

  • Jul 6, 2017

Yukon Employees Union raises alarm over rural nursing

Nursing stations in Destruction Bay and Beaver Creek still only have one nurse each