Welcome to The Center for Patient Protection & Patient Protection.Healthcare Building on lived experiences and innovative thinking to create better outcomes and more more compassionate care in patient safety, mental health delivery and reduction of suicide risk. Recent Media Appearances
As a result of effective advocacy on the issue, which started with a CBC National News segment in early April where Kathleen Finlay was interviewed (and numerous interviews since), the province of New Brunswick decided to eliminate the 30-day limit on prescription medication, thereby saving patients and families a big increase in dispensing fees.
Kathleen Finlay writing in major newspapers on an innovation in suicide prevention needed now in Canada.
Kathleen Finlay was interviewed on CTV News in connection with hikes in drug dispensing fees.
Kathleen Finlay quoted in major newspapers on the risks of increasing drug dispensing fees during COVID-19 pandemic.
Calling on the federal government to create an action plan to address the mental health impacts of COVID-19.
Opinion column on CBC News calling for improved approach to mental health emergencies during COVID-19 pandemic.
Canada’s approach to suicide prevention is broken: The Hill Times
Interview on CBC News (print and television) on dangers of higher dispensing fees.