North Shore to get dozens more doctors and nurses

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August 6, 2020 – Brent Richter/North Shore News

North Vancouver-Lonsdale MLA Bowinn Ma said there are too many people on the North Shore who don’t have access to primary care.

“We know that more than 27,000 people on the North Shore … still do not have a regular primary care provider, my household included,” she said. “Not having a primary care provider means that it can be challenging for people to access the health care that they need when they need it the most.”

Ma said she expects it will take some time to be able to recruit the healthcare workers, who are in high demand all over the province. But she said, the operational funding for them will remain in place unless a future government decides to cut it back.

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