Access to Health Services in Western Newfoundland, Canada

Hippe, Janelle; Maddalena, Victor; Heath, Sara; Jesso, Beulah; McCahon, Marion; Olson, Kim
July 2014
Gateways: International Journal of Community Research & Engageme;2014, Vol. 7, p67
Academic Journal
The article reports on a research conducted by the Rural Secretariat Regional Councils for the Corner Brook-Rocky Harbour and Stephenville-Port Aux Basques Regions on the access to health services in Western Newfoundland, Canada. An overview of the health services in rural and remote regions of Canada is given. The research found that many individuals and communities in the country are denied equal access to health services. Health services access issues are also explored.


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