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VKS: Nearly half of pediatric spinal surgery patients facing unsafe wait times, new report shows

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A new report from the Conference Board of Canada and Children's Healthcare Canada shows that, since 2019, there's been a marked increase in young scoliosis patients featuring significantly longer wait times for surgery. 68% of patients in Nova Scotia receive treatment after the recommended six month window.

Chad Leader, Director of Health and Human Capital for the Conference Board of Canada, joins Vassy Kapelos to break down the report and the steps that can come next.

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