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Children wait too" : National paediatric surgical wait times strategy : final report




Brian Postl, Special Adviser on Wait Times to the Prime Minister, approached the National Child and Youth Coalition (NCYHC) to lead the development of a national paediatric surgical wait times strategy. [...] The National Child and Youth Health Coalition is a coalition of the following five organizations who work collaboratively to advance the health and healthcare of children and youth across Canada: • The Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres • The Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program. [...] April 2006 • The Council of Canadian Child Health Research • The Paediatric Chairs of Canada • The Pediatric Surgical Chiefs of Canada Representing Canada’s paediatric academic health sciences centres (PAHSCs), paediatric research institutes, Paediatric Chiefs and Paediatric Surgical Chiefs, the Coalition provides an established network that draws from the practical experience and professional exp [...] The workshop brought together the paediatric surgical chiefs and administrators representing the 16 Canadian paediatric academic health sciences centres, paediatric surgical chiefs from across Canada as well as representatives from partnering organizations – Canadian Institute for Health Information, the Canadian Medical Association, the Canadian Paediatric Society, the Canadian Paediatric Anesthe [...] The National Paediatric Surgical Wait Times Strateg y (“The Children’s Strategy”) Drawing from a national pool of experts, the Children’s Strategy builds on the collective work of provincial groups across Canada and is fashioned after the model developed by the Ontario Children’s Health Network (OCHN).


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