host picture

  |
Bookmark and Share

Family doctor shortage in the north

Over the last few weeks on Daybreak we've heard about a lack of maternity care in Fort Nelson,
A closed emergency room in Fort St James,
And a lack of ambulance service throughout the Peace.
You can add one more missing ingredient in health care to that list:  family doctors.
And this could be the most important piece of all.
Betsy Trumpener spoke with Dr. Ian Shokking 
Download Flash Player to view this content.

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.