Posts by Andrew Longhurst, Marcy Cohen and Dr. Margaret McGregor

Andrew Longhurst, Marcy Cohen and Dr. Margaret McGregor

About Andrew Longhurst, Marcy Cohen and Dr. Margaret McGregor

Andrew Longhurst is a policy researcher based in Vancouver, BC. He researches health and social policy, poverty and inequality, labour market restructuring, and urban and regional policymaking.

Marcy Cohen is a research associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and an adjunct faculty member in Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. She has co-authored a number of research and policy studies looking at public solutions to the current challenges in our health care system, including the 2007 CCPA publication Why Wait? Public Solutions to Cure Surgical Waitlists.

Dr. Margaret McGregor is a family physician and clinical associate professor at the University of British Columbia, Department of Family Practice.

Comprehensive action on surgical waiting times is good news for BC

Mar 22, 2018
The case for bold, evidence-based action on surgical waiting times—especially for hip and knee replacements that are among the longest in the country—is clear. That is why the BC government’s move to take decisive action to reduce surgical waiting times throughout the province is very good news for all British Columbians. Data reported by the… View Article