Sep 10, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Personal Support Workers Audio
White Coat Black Art Personal Support Workers Sep 10, 2011 | 27:30At retirement homes, a growing number of Canada's seniors receive nursing care from personal support workers who say they're increasingly being asked to perform duties they aren't qualified to do, putting their reputations and your safety at risk.
Sep 3, 2012 | 13:25White Coat Black Art The Drug Shortage: Dr. Jackie Duffin Audio
White Coat Black Art The Drug Shortage: Dr. Jackie Duffin Sep 3, 2012 | 13:25Dr. Jackie Duffin is a medical historian, hematologist and cancer specialist at Queen's University in Kinsgton. Her own personal brush with a shortage of blood pressure pills led Jackie to set up a website that lists which drugs are currently in short supply and looks at the reasons for the shortage. Here is our extended interview with her.
Oct 11, 2013 | 27:30White Coat Black Art The Drug Shortage (Update) Audio
White Coat Black Art The Drug Shortage (Update) Oct 11, 2013 | 27:30An encore of our 2012 season debut, The Drug Shortage, which recently won a media award from the Canadian Medical Association. That's good news. The bad news is the shortage continues. In this encore/update we revisit the issue and talk solutions.
Feb 18, 2013 | 27:24The Current 'Bad Pharma': Why Ben Goldacre says drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients Audio
The Current 'Bad Pharma': Why Ben Goldacre says drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients Feb 18, 2013 | 27:24So, it isn't necessarily what you know about a drug, that can hurt you. Ben Goldacre says it is what neither you, nor even your doctor, can find out about a drug that can complicate things. From drug trials that are tiny or end too soon, to the patients who drop out of them and are never factored in again, the doctor and epidemiologist says it is time for transparency and more public detail.
Oct 20, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Customer Service Audio
White Coat Black Art Customer Service Oct 20, 2012 | 27:30This week, customer service comes to the hospital. Dr. Brian Goldman visits one of the first Emergency Rooms in Canada to tell you how long you'll have to wait to see the doctor. And find out how patients in the ICU react when they are asked a common customer service question.