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More patients and fewer doctor leads to closure of walk-in clinic in Fort St John

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The Fort St John medical clinic will no longer see walk-in patients starting April 30, 2014 (fsjmedicalclinic.com) Getting a doctor in Fort St John is about to become even more difficult. On April 30, the Fort St John Medical Clinic will no longer welcome walk-in patients. Dr. Paul Mackey says the decision was made because doctors at the clinic no longer have enough time to care for the patients they already have. He says that as the population of Fort St John is increasing, the number of doctors is decreasing. He speaks with Daybreak's Andrew Kurjata about the challenges, and we also hear from Fort St John mayor Lori Ackerman.

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