Princeton Hospital Problems Addressed in the Legislature

May 18, 2012

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Princeton Hospital Problems Addressed in the Legislature
By: Anita Sthankiya
5/18/2012
Princeton Hospital Problems Addressed in the Legislature.

This week in the Legislature in Victoria the Princeton General Hospital was discussed by Fraser Nicola MLA Harry Lali and BC’s Health Minister Mike de Jong.

Harry Lali was quick to point out the issues at the Princeton Hospital have been ongoing for years. …more

Rally May 22nd

May 16, 2012

SAVE OUR HOSPITAL RALLY
WHEN: Tuesday, May 22
TIME: 11:30am
WHERE: princeton general hospital entrance

Download the poster, tell your friends lets rally to show IHA we want our Emergency Room restored.

Time to look at regulations

May 12, 2012

The governments both federally and provincially need to start looking at how we attract doctors. Why would a doctor who was trained at Oxford not be able to work in Canada?

Oxford-trained doctor shut out of B.C.
Paperwork delay means doctor can’t help relieve pediatrician shortage
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 20, 2010 | 8:59 AM PT By Kathy Tomlinson CBC News

Doctor shortage closes small-town ER on Labour Day | CTV British Columbia

May 9, 2012

A story CTV did in September of 2011.  Things have not gotten any better and Interior Health has still not come up with any answers.  
Doctor shortage closes small-town ER on Labour Day | CTV British Columbia
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CBC – Radio West Interview

May 8, 2012

Spencer Coyne was interview by CBC’s Radio West on Tuesday May 8.
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Support Nurses: National Nursing Week

May 5, 2012

Let’s celebrate National Nursing Week — May 7-13!

The theme of National Nursing Week 2012 is Nursing — The Health of Our Nation. It reflects the positive impacts nurses make to the lives and well-being of Canadians.

National Nursing Week is an opportunity for nurses to get out and share what they do with the community. In fact, we want to hear what you have planned for the week. Add your event to our National Nursing Week online listings and check in regularly to see what else is going on across the country.

 

Canadian Nurses Association
http://www.cna-aiic.ca

Office open for business

May 5, 2012

The Save Our Hospital movement now has a place to call home.  Thanks to the generosity of Councillor Kim Maynard and assistance from Save Our Similkameen (SOS),the Community Hospital Forum building is open for business.  The building located at 259 Vermilion Ave. is a gathering place for not only the Save Our Hospital Coalition, SOHC but any concerned citizen who would like to assist in the struggle to have 24/7 Emergency Room services restored to the Princeton General Hospital.

The office will be open Monday to Saturday 12 noon to 6pm.

SOHC is looking for volunteers to staff the office on an ongoing basis anyone who wishes to assist even for a few hours a week are asked to please come into the office and sign up.

BECOME A MEMBER

To become a member of SOHC, please
email the secretary.
Annual membership is $2.
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SOHC Discussion Paper

Developing an Improved and Sustainable Health Care Model for Princeton, B.C
Support Our Health Care has released a discussion paper in order to get feedback from the community, politicians and professionals about the state of local healthcare and what the long term solutions should be.
Download PDF Here