No immediate help coming from health minister to relieve COVID pressure at Kamloops, Kelowna hospitals | iNFOnews

Alonzo Osche

B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix.

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September 09, 2021 – 2:47 PM

Health Minister Adrian Dix is doing nothing new to ease the extreme pressure on health-care staff after a 70-year-old woman reportedly died after waiting more than six hours in the emergency room at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops.

Nor are significant changes coming for Kelowna General Hospital as both facilities face heavy case loads of COVID-19 patients that are leaving staff stressed and the facilities often short-handed.

“We’re doing what we’ve

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