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Why is being a patient such a difficult pill to swallow?

Whatever concern or ailment brings you to seek medical care, being a patient disrupts our sense of intactness.

Source: Toronto Star article. Contributor: Harvey Max Chochinov

Dear patients,

I will be away from April 1st, 2023 to April 16, 2023. I won't have internet access while I am away, so I will not be able to respond to your e-mail until after April 16.

Thank you for your patience, I appreciate your understanding in advance and look forward to contacting you once I returned.

If you want to talk to a Canadian-licensed doctor online or healthcare specialist, consultations are available on demand within 72 hours or by appointment, depending on the specialty. Click on the link below for more information.

If you believe you are experiencing an emergency, call 911 immediately or proceed to your nearest emergency room.

Prescription renewals

For those of you who have most kindly chosen to pay the $50 per person per year block fee to get scripts without an appointment, please check your scripts now and if you need ANYTHING contact your pharmacy and have them fax me.

For those who have chosen not to pay, and you cannot get an appt before I leave, do not panic, simply contact your pharmacy and I will give a one time 30-day supply of your meds.

Thank you for your understanding.

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