Vernon Jubilee Hospital to get more beds
Friday, B.C.'s Health minister ended the wait - sort of.
He announced "planning" will start on how to add beds to the recently opened Polson Tower, and construction is to begin in a year.
For years, the Vernon hospital has been chronically over-capacity, with patients regularly left in hallways.
The new tower, which opened in September, was supposed to fix those problems, but didn't.
Daybreak host Chris Walker spoke with Chris Cunningham, a Vernon doctor who's been advocating for the expansion, as well as Eric Foster, MLA for the Vernon-area.
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