• Health care needs federal leadership

  • The CFPC has assessed the federal parties in three priority areas.

How do party platforms stack up on CFPC priority topics?

Health care remains a top priority for people living in Canada. Family physicians support and care for people in their communities every day. The CFPC calls on all parties to ensure that health care is at the forefront of this year’s election campaign to see equitable and excellent care outcomes for everyone in Canada.

MENTAL HEALTH

Family doctors are frequently the first point of access for patients seeking mental health support. The lack of referral resources must be addressed to reduce the burden that mental health issues impose on the well-being and prosperity of everyone in Canada.




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PATIENTS’ MEDICAL HOME

Improving access to interprofessional primary care by investing in the Patient’s Medical Home (PMH)—the CFPC’s vision for the future of family practice that centres on care that is collaborative, continuous, comprehensive, and compassionate. The PMH continues to influence primary care reforms across the country, and further support will expand its reach.

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UNIVERSAL PHARMACARE

Universal national pharmacare is a necessary step to ensure no one in Canada is barred from accessing necessary medication due to cost. Our members see the struggles experienced by some patients who are unable to fill prescriptions. Canada continues to be the only country with universal health care coverage that does not include prescription medication.

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SEND YOUR LOCAL CANDIDATES A MESSAGE

Let your local candidates know what matters to you about health care.

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