This review of Patient Care Quality Office complaints underscores the critical importance of patient complaints as feedback and a key indicator of the need for improvements in the province's healthcare system: https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/9500-patient-complaints-lodged-with-b-c-health-authorities-over-treatment-quality Comox Valley resident and advocate Liza Schmalcel wrote this recent OpEd as a response to an OpEd by Duncan resident Bryan Senft, concerning … Continue reading Some recent Island healthcare news stories and opinions…
New Health Care Advocacy Group Asks Public for Help For Immediate Release: June 10, 2019 Tell Us Your Story! New Health Care Advocacy Group Asks Public for Help. If you have personal experience with health care, including home care, residential care, if you are waiting for residential care, or need respite care, Seniors Voices Comox … Continue reading Tell Us Your Story!
After 7 years, not enough progress Victoria Times Colonist, February 25, 2019
CTV W5 feature on a threatened class action lawsuit November 2, 2019. Also includes other sources on for-profit residential care
The latest chapter on the Island Health changes being implemented for Port Alice from the community's perspective: https://www.bclocalnews.com/news/services-at-the-port-alice-health-centre-get-clarification-from-island-health-sort-of/ A recent editorial on the Port Alice Health Centre This is a long read from the Port Alice News and Views, Facebook, January 27, 2018 DOn February 21, 2015, the Neucel Mill in Port Alice went into … Continue reading Port Alice Health Centre