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Commentary:

No Big Bang, But Wait Times Are Improving

by Tom McIntosh

In a recent commentary, Tom McIntosh, Director of CPRN's Health Network, reviews the Court's decision and the evidence of significant progress in addressing the issue of wait times. He is concerned that the effect of the Court's ruling will be to encourage those who see the creation of a parallel private system as a cure-all for the ills of the present system – what he calls a "Big Bang" solution.

Release Date: 9 Sep 2005
Number of pages: 3
Document number: 38773