Is there a doctor in the house, or at least in town?

It perhaps is the most declarative statement yet, that the ongoing doctor’s shortage in Prince Rupert is starting to show the large cracks in health care in the city.

A page three advertisement in Friday’s Daily News, asking for consideration by any of the city’s remaining doctors to take on a healthy elderly couple as patients.

The unusual request in the pages of the paper, underline the growing sense of frustration for city residents, many who now must call the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital Emergency ward as their medical office of record, this after a number of departures on the local medical scene…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 8597  )-