ICU physician: Ford government is ‘gaslighting’ health-care workers

An ICU physician is criticizing Ont. Premier Doug Ford’s throne speech, saying the government “has no plan” to help health-care workers and may not believe “there’s any type of crisis” in the province’s overburdened hospital system.

“The system is under way more stress than it ever has been,” Dr. Michael Warner, a physician at Toronto’s Michael Garron Hospital, told CTV News Channel Tuesday. “If we have any type of COVID bump in the fall, I think the system will be brought to its knees.” read more