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Letters: Treating drug addicts leaves seriously-ill patients waiting

by Vancouver Sun

Posted on April 23, 2017


Re: NDP puts blame on B.C. government for Abbotsford hospital congestion, March 1 Provincial Health Minister Terry Lake said “winter is a busy time for all B.C. hospitals.” I believe that it is not seasonal flu but drug overdose patients who are causing most of the deadly congestion in our emergency wards. Web MD tells

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Letters: Treating drug addicts leaves seriously-ill patients waiting
April 23, 2017

Re: NDP puts blame on B.C. government for Abbotsford hospital congestion, March 1 Provincial Health Minister Terry Lake said “winter is a busy time for all B.C. hospitals.” I believe that it is not seasonal flu but drug overdose patients who are causing most of the deadly congestion in our emergency wards. Web MD tells

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