Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

October 15, 2010 15:25 ET

OCHU/CUPE Media Advisory: British Expert Warning About Ontario Hospital Funding Changes

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2010) - Ontario Council of Hospital Unions (OCHU) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have invited Frank Dobson, Former Health Minister of the Government and MP to share updates on the debate about the British experience with privatization and market based "Patient Focus Funding" and it's relevance to new forms of hospital funding in Ontario and other parts of Canada.

What: Press Conference concerning Ontario Hospital funding and update on the British experience
   
Who: Frank Dobson, British MP and former Health Minister
  Michael Hurley, President of OCHU
   
When: 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 18, 2010
   
Where: Delta Chelsea Hotel, James Room, 3rd Floor, North-East wing
  33 Gerrard Street West. Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1Z4

Contact Information

  • Michel Hurley
    President of OCHU
    416-884-0770
    or
    Christian Martel
    CUPE Communications
    416-292-3999
    cmartel@cupe.ca