Rural Healthcare Broken by King Government

The closure of the Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) at Western Hospital until at least September 15, with no reassurance of its reopening is the latest failure of the King government to provide necessary health services to rural Islanders. In February this year, a West Prince man died while waiting for more than an hour for an ambulance. The King government…

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King Must Reveal Plan To Fix the Health Care Crisis: Neill

(Charlottetown) July 18, 2022: Michelle Neill, Leader of the Island New Democrats, would like to remind Premier Dennis King that, although there are new members added to his cabinet, the health care system is on the brink of collapse. “Day in and day out, Islanders are telling me their stories about the health care system.  People can’t get…

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Long-Term Care Panel Fine, but Action Is Needed Now: Neill

The announcement of a Panel to review performance of long-term care homes during COVID-19 pandemic | CBC News (June 10, 2022) is welcome, but long overdue. It may pave the way for desperately needed improvements for elder care on Prince Edward Island, but should not be used to kick the can down the road on…

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