Canadians Express Disappointment With Canada's Primary Health Care

By: 600011 On: Mar 4, 2024, 3:34 PM


Canadians express frustration with Canada's primary health care system. The Toronto-based research group conducted a survey of around 10,000 citizens and prepared the report. Respondents to the survey say that the current state of the primary care sector in the country is deplorable and the patients are in dire straits. Survey participants noted deep dissatisfaction and frustration with primary care as a shortage of family doctors continues to pose a challenge in the country. Dr. The report was prepared by a team led by Tara Kiran.

The researchers found that while Canadian citizens are generally proud of a health system that delivers care based on priority and need, not economics, they believe the system has failed to deliver on its promise of universal, high-quality health care in a timely manner.

Primary care is declining. According to the report, primary care as the front door to the health care system is not available to a large number of people today. The report notes that 22 per cent (about 6.5 million) of Canadian senior citizens do not have a family doctor or nurse practitioner they can see regularly. People commented that the problem is increasing every year.