The high cost of OB/GYN mistakes in Ontario

Toronto Star | November 28, 2015, Written by Robert Cribb, Theresa Boyle and Emma Jarratt Harriet Luke

At least 40 obstetricians and gynecologists in Ontario are licensed to practise despite records showing restrictions, current investigations or past negative findings before the courts or the province’s medical watchdog, a Toronto Star/Ryerson University investigation has found.

The conduct triggering those actions includes patient sexual abuse and medical negligence.

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“I personally direct more of my anger, blame and bitterness toward the system than I do the individual physician,” says Laura MacGregor, whose son Matthew suffered catastrophic brain injuries during birth.

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