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Whose job is it? Caring for the dying in hospital  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39555
Presents findings from interviews of relatives and friends of women who died of breast cancer. Examines their perceptions of their interactions with doctors and nurses. Details how those interviewed found themselves giving regular care, acting as patient advocates and chasing doctors or nurses while trying not to be perceived as irritants. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Canada's health system failing women in rural and remote regions  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39507
Details rural women's health issues and priorities, including access to health care, social and economic determinants, and health policies. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Don't swallow everything you hear about private clinics and wait times  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/cwhn/privateClinics.html
Debates for-profit health care as a solution to health care waiting lists, and examines the implications for women. (See Details)
Published: 2006
How to survive our patchwork health care  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/pub/navigating.html
Book review of Michael Decter and Francesca Grosso's "Navigating Canada's Health Care: A User Guide to Getting the Health Care you need," discussing the regionalization of health care and how your health needs may not determine your access to care but rather your location. (See Details)
Published: 2007