Health Care in the Media Writing Assignment
The media follows the health care system in Canada on a regular basis, as it is an
important social issue for Canadians. There are often many concerns ranging from the
long wait-times, under serviced areas and the shortage of doctors.
Follow the media (newspapers, non- medical journals, internet news sites) and focus on a particular topic of interest that deals with health care issues.
Any issue that affe cts the health of the Canadian (Ontario) population.
Should NOT be based around any particular disease or therapy.
Does not have to centre around pharmacy practice
Describe the issue and how it affects Canadian patients
Discuss how pharmacists and pharmacies can help manage the problem
Talk about any obstacles that may affect pharmacists’ ability to address the issue
Analyze the issues that are currently being discussed in health care as well as to understand the pharmacists’ role in the health care system.
Please reference your sources.
“ Solving the painkiller crisis: It’s in the hands of doctors”
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/solving -the-painkiller – crisis- its – in – the-hands- of – doctors/article20927273/?page=all