Thank-you Letter to Princeton and Area Newspapers

The following letter was sent to the Coalmont Courier, the Similkameen News Leader and the Similkameen Spotlight newspapers:

Over the past fifteen months, Support Our Health Care (SOHC) has been working collaboratively with several organizations and individuals to improve health care for Princeton and Area residents. The recent developments announced by IHA are proof that these efforts are beginning to pay off. Continue reading

Health Care Action Framework

A health coalition group consisting of leaders from the Town of Princeton, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, the Interior Health Authority, the local Division of Family Practice, and Princetonʼs physicians and nurse practicioner, have worked together for the last six months to develop a Health Care Action Famework for Princeton and Area. The process was facilitated by Valerie Tregillus who was hired as a consultant by the coalition. Some of the highlights of this Action Framework are:

• formation of the Princeton Health Care Steering Committee which will provide the mechanism for Interior Health, RDOS, the Town of Princeton, and Cascade Clinic to work together to support stable, sustainable and accessible health care in Princeton

• the purpose of the Steering Committee is to build a sense of security for the population related to their health care needs and to influence, monitor and report upon Princeton health care issues

• the Steering Committee recognizes that open and transparent communication with the community is essential

• the Steering Committee will address local health care issues brought to them by Princeton and Area residents Continue reading