Do you have a Right to Know about Alberta Health Services?

The queue-jumping scandal in Alberta Health Services highlights the public’s right to know how decisions are made in Alberta’s health care system. For a review on the scandal, see an Alberta Prime Time interview of Mark Ammann of Alberta’s Health Law Institute.

RMCLA previously called for a public inquiry of Alberta Health Services for several reasons, including intimidation of health care workers who speak out or criticize Alberta Health Services.

The latest scandal about queue-jumping adds fuel to the fire.  Albertans’ have a right to know what is going on in Alberta Health Services.  The allegations of intimidation of health care workers and queue-jumping should be investigated at a full public inquiry with the right to call witnesses and compel testimony.

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