Ontario Government
Ontario Medical Association

Ontario government makes changes to pay doctors, keep clinics operating

The Ford government has heard the plea of doctors in the province and late Friday approved changes to allow doctors to get paid sooner rather than later. At the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, doctors agreed to adopt new physical distancing measures and conduct phone and virtual consultations with patients, and in exchange the province […]

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Australia news
Australian politics
Christian Porter
Scott Morrison

The Coalition’s religious discrimination bill: what’s changed and can doctors refuse treatment? | Australia news

On 10 December, Scott Morrison and the attorney general, Christian Porter, released the second draft religious discrimination bill. The new bill is designed to respond to a revolt from conservative religious organisations that forced the Coalition to miss its self-imposed deadline to introduce the bill to parliament by year’s end. What is the original bill […]

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Doctors tell UK authorities Julian Assange ‘could die’ in jail | News

More than 60 doctors have written an open letter saying they feared Julian Assange’s health was so bad that the WikiLeaks founder could die inside a top-security British prison. The 48-year-old, who spent seven years holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London before he was dragged out in April, is wanted in the United States […]

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