Prince Rupert doctor shortage beyond stressful

Resident writes in about not having a doctor since Aug. 31, 2018

Dear Editor:

I have been without a family doctor since Aug. 31, 2018. I am a senior. I have health issues. I live in Prince Rupert.

I phoned Terrace to find a family doctor, got an answering machine. No one returned my call. That has never happened to me before. They always return calls at least.

I have lived in this province all my life. I am retired. Once you leave the work force be prepared to be neglected. I will seek a family GP in Prince George and it cannot be neglected any further. It is getting beyond stressful. I wonder how they can collect premiums and give no service.

Laura Kilner

Prince Rupert, B.C.


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