Rupert to benefit from extra funding for doctors in the north

Changes to the funding process for the Rural General Practitioner Locum Program could see some relief for Rupert residents currently without a doctor, or relying on the emergency ward at Prince Rupert Regional Hospital for their health care requirements.

Prince Rupert is among 18 northern and isolated communities which will see an increase of 800,000 dollars to the annual budget of 2.6 million dollars for the program, which will see a floating scale of renumeration depending on the isolated status of each community…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 7865271680 )-