Due to the extreme shortage of general practitioners in Kamloops, we should be aware and concerned citizens are now driving to Logan Lake for access to a family doctor. Many of these people have serious health issues.
It is common knowledge (for example, in announcements in
KTW) Kamloops doctors are unable to find replacements for medical practices when they close due to reasons of retirement, health or relocation. This is a growing and serious problem throughout the Okanagan.
With the prospect of Ajax mine literally on our horizon, with its attendant negative aspects, where do you think doctors interested in establishing a practice in the Interior will chose to locate?