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Drummond report mostly ignores mental health despite the high cost of doing nothing

The McGuinty government says they are committed to implementing about half of the recommendations from the Drummond Commission on the Reform of Public Services.

The other half will be subject to study (read: likely to drift away into the ether).

In health care most of that should be relatively easy given a significant number of Drummond’s 105 recommendations are already in the McGuinty government’s plan, from the implementation of a new funding formula for hospitals (Health-Based Allocation Model) to his endorsement of the government’s sketchy mental health strategy.

Given the recommendations are intended to be implemented over the next four years, it may take some time to ultimately figure out what is really in and out.

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