A group of doctors have voiced their frustration over the new tentative agreement hammered out between the province and the Ontario Medical Association.
Word broke Tuesday the OMA and the Ministry of Health have crafted a contract that includes annual increases to the physician services budget.
The increases will be limited to the costs of population growth, and aging society, and funding for continued growth in doctors supply.
A group of doctors that go by the name Concerned Ontario Doctors reacted to the new contract saying it creates more loopholes to allow the province to get out of adequately funding healthcare.
The group says the deal is “a wolf in sheep’s clothing” as it contains a series of cuts disguised as investments.
The OMA, which represents 34,000 doctors and medical students, has been in talks with the province for two years.
A ratification vote on the deal is set for August.
Details will be made public once the agreement is ratified.
With files from Rana Aladdin