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lil  ·  1645 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Who do you trust? Your Doctor or Your Psychic? - Conversation with My Sister

Hi kb, sorry for the slow response. I appreciate your comparison between the medical vs. the psychic experience and there is likely some truth to it regarding my sister. I just want to mention that money is not part of the equation in Canada. The psychic is "a friend" and we never see a bill in Canada for doctor visits or hospital trips. She does pay for acupuncture and Chinese medicine and quite a bit.

I posted that conversation because: my sister. I will encourage her in the direction you suggest.





kleinbl00  ·  1645 days ago  ·  link  ·  

My understanding is that there are private doctors who are not covered by insurance. A former employer's parents spent a fair amount of money to stay out of the national health system for various reasons.

lil  ·  1645 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    a fair amount of money

You're right. For a while, they were completely illegal, but now have some function. But, it's complicated and the private clinics don't have the same hospital privileges as doctors under the national system. My ex belonged to a private clinic when he found out his regular GP was moonlighting there.