TITLE

No doctor is an island, BC discovers

AUTHOR(S)
Kent, Heather
PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;04/07/98, Vol. 158 Issue 7, p859
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that 22 physicians in six northern British Columbia communities resigned their hospital privileges in February, 1998. Resignations due to rural working conditions; Response of Health Minister Penny Priddy; Protests from island physicians in the Gulf Islands off British Columbia's Lower Mainland; Number of physicians in the Gulf Islands; Difficulties faced by such doctors.
ACCESSION #
466068

 

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