How Ontario's 'hallway medicine' problem has become an everyday reality - 2020-01-22

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F182.png How Ontario's 'hallway medicine' problem has become an everyday reality January 22, 2020, Mike Crawley, CBC News

Overcrowding has become so common in Ontario hospitals that patient beds are now placed in hallways and conference rooms not only at times of peak demand, but routinely day after day, research by CBC News reveals.

New data obtained through a freedom of information request show the widespread extent of the province's "hallway medicine" problem, something that Premier Doug Ford has promised to end.

An exclusive analysis of the data by CBC News shows that hospital gridlock — a phenomenon that used to be restricted to surges in patients during flu season — is the new normal.

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{{cite news | first = Mike | last = Crawley | title = How Ontario's 'hallway medicine' problem has become an everyday reality | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-hospital-hallway-medicine-healthcare-beyond-capacity-1.5420434 | work = CBC News | date = January 22, 2020 | accessdate = January 22, 2020 }}