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Saying thanks to Prince Rupert hospital staff

Editor:

Cudo’s to the doctors and nursing staff at the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital (PRRH).

My story begins 50 miles off the West Coast of Haida Gwaii, (Q.C.I.) on a fishing vessel, known as a dragger on February 29/12. It was an accident that I found, 23 hours later that I had broken a bone in my ankle. When I arrived at PRRH, I was treated and released within 1 and 1/2 hours from being diagnosed with a fracture that needed to be looked at the next morning by Dr. Smith.

The care from Dr. Joubert, X ray Technician, and Nursing staff on Thursday March 1/12 was unbelievable. On Friday, March 2/12 when I went to see Dr. Smith, the staff of the new shift, continued too look after me at the same professional manner as I had the previous night.

A operation that took a six inch plate and nine screws later by Dr. Smith and his colleagues, turned out I am sure too be in my favour.

Thank you everyone at PRRH who helped in preserving a life time resident of 62 and a half years in Prince Rupert. Your professionalism at P.R.R.H has given me a reason to say THANK YOU, THANK YOU, too all of you.

Don Hansen,

Engineer, Savage Eagle.

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