Kathleen Finlay interviewed on Charles Adler Tonight

Kathleen Finlay was a guest on Charles Adler Tonight, the national broadcast of the Global Radio Network. She was interviewed on medical errors, surgery harms and the Canadian healthcare system.

Why Can’t More Be Done to Protect Our Most Vulnerable Patients?

The shocking murders of eight elderly nursing home residents, allegedly by a nurse, shows serious shortcomings in the system designed to safeguard patients, including professional oversight by Ontario’s College of Nurses.  October 27, 2016 There are many issues arising from the shocking news this week that saw Elizabeth Wettlaufer, a registered nurse, charged with first-degree murder […]

Hospital Pharmacy Placed Patients at Risk

An investigation by Canada’s largest regulator of pharmacists found that a hospital in south-central Ontario was allowing an unregulated pharmacy assistant to work in its pharmacy without required supervision by a licensed pharmacist.  The work included entering doctor’s prescriptions into the computer prior to being sent to the nursing floor. The investigation followed complaints that […]