After-hours care found to be lacking at Alberta doctors' offices
It appears many Alberta doctors' offices are not following the rules when it comes to providing adequate after-hours care to patients. The College of Physicians and Surgeons randomly called 117 offices and clinics across Alberta and found close to 70 percent were not compliant with rules pertaining to after hours care. College Registrar Dr. Trevor Theman says patients are supposed to have access to their doctor or be provided with contact information for an on-call physician after hours. Theman...