Bad Labs Study
Preliminary results show 8 of the 55 GTA official lab centres inspected in October, 2013 are providing substandard treatment to visiting patients, or 1 in 7.
- Waits at these centres are 1.5 to 2 hrs, 3 to 4 times the maximum justifiable 30 minute wait- plus-test time
- Overcrowding means lineups spill into hallways or even out of doors
- Consistent understaffing compounds wait and turnaround times
- 3 other centres had other extraordinary issues, such as no disability access