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Provincial health ministers secure federal support to study universal pharmacare

Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins, who has been one of the chief political proponents of pharmacare, said getting Ottawa's collaboration for that research is vital...

Health ministers looking at electronic database to fight opioid crisis ...

Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins said the provinces are making progress on ways to fight the growing epidemic.Health ministers to talk cannabis, opioids during two-day...

Ontario forms opioid emergency task force to address ongoing crisis

Hoskins and Premier Kathleen Wynne visited the city's pop-up safe injection site at Moss Park Tuesday evening. They arrived around 8:30 p.m. and stayed for...

Release full data on drug company payments to doctors: Editorial

On Tuesday Health Minister Eric Hoskins rightly announced he would begin consultations this summer to see if pharmaceutical companies should be required to disclose all...

Ontario expanding access to genital transitional surgeries for 2018

Ontario Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins says the province will offer genital transition surgery for the first time next year. Darryl Dyck / File /...

More Front-Line Workers for Every Community in Ontario to Combat Opioid Crisis

Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, was joined by John Tory, Mayor of Toronto at The Works Needle Exchange Program in Toronto...

86 Ontario doctors investigated for large opioid prescriptions

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caMore than 80 doctors in Ontario are under investigation after a new Ministry of Health database revealed they've prescribed unusually large amounts of...

Ontario Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins orders hospital mergers in ...

Ontario's health minister has directed hospitals within Scarborough and Durham Region to merge, and will hear...and more »...

Provinces spend health transfer on health care, says Eric Hoskins

Toronto StarTORONTO — Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins said Tuesday he is “most disappointed” by Ottawa's suggestion that federal health dollars require greater transparency at...

Doctors rejected deal with Wynne government -

Toronto Sun- and Eric Hoskins portrayal of themToronto SunDoctors on the front lines of healthcare rebelled last week, quietly but politely giving Health Minister Eric...

Hoskins pledges to continue working with doctors, refuses to resign ...

Ontario's Health and Long-Term Care Minister Eric Hoskins called on the Ontario Medical Association to make the next move after the organization rejected a ...Hoskins Prepared...

Fire Health Minister Eric Hoskins

You have to congratulate Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins. It takes spectacular talent to alienate vast numbers of physicians in this province — especially when...

Personal support workers say reduced hours have erased pay raise

Based on what he heard, he has raised concerns with Health Minister Eric Hoskins as well as the Champlain CCAC. Hillier said he was astonished...

Hoskins' treatment of docs sick

Health Minister Eric Hoskins has one big, fat medical mess on his hands. The tentative agreement with the province's doctors is under fire from physicians...

Home care gets $100-million boost from province

“We know they deliver the lion's share of support to family members and loved ones,” Health Minister Eric Hoskins said Tuesday at a downtown apartment...

Group calls for resignations over doc deal

Advocacy group Concerned Ontario Doctors is calling for the resignation of Health Minister Eric Hoskins, among other officials. The call comes days after the Ontario...

Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins announces $3.6M in funding for Southlake radiation treatment unit

Health Minister Eric Hoskins announced $3.6 million in funding for the Southlake Regional Health Centre's Stronach Regional Cancer Centre, money that will help cover the...

Chris Sale, Johnny Cueto to start All-Star Game in San Diego

AL manager Ned Yost said Monday his batting order has Houston second baseman Jose Altuve leading off, followed by Angels center fielder Mike Trout, Baltimore...

Reevely: Ontario makes a deal with its doctors to argue more later

Negotiations broke down, an attempt at mediation by respected former chief justice Warren Winkler failed, the government imposed fee cuts of over six per cent,...

Queen's Park reaches deal with doctors

6, includes unspecified “annual increases to the physician services budget that are limited to the costs of population growth, an aging society and funding for...

Queen's Park reaches deal with doctors

Health Minister Eric Hoskins said Monday he was “pleased” to have concluded the accord, but stressed he could not discuss the financial details until it...

Money promised in April still hasn't reached program to help mental health patients

What does a health minister have to do to give away some money in this province? After waiting five months for money promised twice by...

Naloxone to be immediately distributed to released inmates in Ontario

Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins has overruled his own bureaucrats, ordering them to immediately begin distributing the opioid antidote naloxone to newly released inmates at...

Ontario expands HPV vaccine program to gay, bisexual men

Health Minister Eric Hoskins says men who have sex with men are at increased risk of HPV infection, which can lead to penile and anal...

Concerns raised about patient privacy

Minister of Health Eric Hoskins said the government consulted with the Information and Privacy Commissioner on the legislation. “It's also important to note that any...

Ontario hospitals allowed to opt out of assisted dying, raising conscientious accommodation concerns

According to information provided to the Post from the office of Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins, “no clinicians or institutions would be required to participate...

Health minister 'crossing ethical lines': Brown

PC Leader Patrick Brown says derogatory comments about a doctor made in an e-mail by a staffer to Health Minister Eric Hoskins are typical of...

Ontario creates doctors referral service for assisted dying

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News"We recommend that in the absence of any specific federal legislation that the family and health-care provider pursue and gain the assistance...

Hoskins: Ontario to create referral service, provide drugs at no cost for assisted dying - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsHoskins: Ontario to create referral service, provide drugs at no cost for assisted dyingCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsHealth Minister Eric Hoskins says Ontario...

Whistle blowing protection to be improved in light of Ottawa hospital allegations

Health Minister Eric Hoskins sent a letter to every hospital chief executive officer in the province earlier this year, pointing out that the ministry has...

Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley calls on Health Minister Eric Hoskins to intervene to help move forward detox centre project

Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley is calling on Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins to speed up the province's approval process for Sarnia-Lambton's first detox centre, but...

Reforms will make Ontario health care more seamless, says Eric Hoskins

Patients should get quicker access to family doctors and enjoy a smoother ride through the health-care system under long-promised reforms, says Health Minister Eric Hoskins.

SMH buoyed by Minister's positive comments on new building plans

Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins, in a May 16th reply to Simcoe Grey MPP Jim Wilson's petitions related to Stevenson Memorial Hospital's (SMH) proposed expansion...

Ontario, Ottawa expand free access to antidote for opioid overdoses

(subscription) (subscription)Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins announced that his province – the country's largest per capita consumer of prescription opioids – would join B.C.

Five questions about stem-cell transplants in Ontario

Health Minister Eric Hoskins has promised to fix Ontaro's broken system for delivering allogeneic (unrelated donor) stem-cell transplants, a cutting edge but time-consuming treatment that...

Five questions about stem-cell transplants in Ontario

Ontario's health minister, Dr. Eric Hoskins, recently pledged to fix fatal flaws in allogeneic stem-cell transplant programs that have resulted in critically ill patients with...

Ontario moves to bolster oversight of 1200 medical clinics

Health Minister Eric Hoskins said Thursday he plans to implement 12 recommendations to bolster accountability, regulation, quality and safety in the increasing number of non-hospital...

Top doctors, health critics blast Health Minister Eric Hoskins for stem cell transplant crisis

Health minister Eric Hoskins drew heat from fellow doctors and political peers on Wednesday over Ontario's stem cell transplant crisis, which has seen under-funded hospital...

Doctor pay should be fair for all: Eric Hoskins

... possible to patients, now and for generations to come. That is what both sides must agree on if we're to ensure a truly sustainable...

Doctor pay should be fair for all: Eric Hoskins

CBC.caOntario Health Minister Eric Hoskins argues that spending more and more on the highest-billing doctors means the province can't invest as much as needed in...

Doctor pay should be fair for all: Eric Hoskins

National PostHow can we improve health care so that it better serves patients? As Ontario's minister of health and long-term care, that's the question I...

Member of Provincial Parliament for St. Paul's and Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

Orillia Packet & TimesAs Ontario's Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, it is my responsibility to ensure that we have a health care system that...

Eric Hoskins' Latest Attack On Ontario Physicians Falls Flat

Toronto SunOn Friday April 22, 2016, Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins proved that for the Ontario Liberal party, playing politics is far more important than...

Time for Health Minister Eric Hoskins to resign

The day before Saturday's rally, Health Minister Eric Hoskins held a press conference where he vilified physicians. This is not a new tactic. Physicians are...

Eric Hoskins' quiet campaign for pharmacare: Hepburn

“We've seen multiple studies now that have demonstrated that a national pharmacare program makes sense – it makes sense financially, it makes sense in terms...

Eric Hoskins' quiet campaign for pharmacare: Hepburn

By almost any measure, Eric Hoskins has had a rough time over the past few months. A chorus of doctors is demanding he be fired...

Top doctors, health critics blast Health Minister Eric Hoskins for stem cell transplant crisis

Health minister Eric Hoskins drew heat from fellow doctors and political peers on Wednesday over Ontario's stem cell transplant crisis, which has seen under-funded hospital...

Attawapiskat's Suicides Need More Than Superficial Solutions

Macleans.caBennett's visit followed one by Ontario Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins. CP reported he described his visit as "just as devastating as the years he...

Eric Hoskins on Attawapiskat crisis: 'We can't be patient'

Hoskins visited Attawapiskat Wedenesday along with Children and Youth Services Minister Tracy MacCharles. The Ontario government has pledged up to $2 million for mental health...

Ontario health minister Eric Hoskins announces help for Attawapiskat

Eric Hoskins visited Attawapiskat, near James Bay in northern Ontario, and met with leaders to discuss the crisis. He announced that the province will provide...