On Tuesday, June 25, Dr. Serge Melanson, President of the NB Medical Society, re-iterated the call for an all-party approach to health care reform as had earlier been referenced by the Leader of the Green Party, David Coon. And in that call resides the wisdom that is required to effect meaningful change and modernization in the NB Health System.
This system is too important, too sacred, and too complicated for the instability caused by a succession of one term governments as we have had now for over 20 years.
Yet for decades, true progress has been hampered by the re-election attempts by a series of one term governments with public debate limited to superficial elements that really do not matter such as merging two health authorities. Read more here
Ken McGeorge, BS,DHA,CHE is a career health care executive based in Fredericton, NB, Canada.