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Is VIHA Favouring Profit Over Patient Care?

Originally Published in Decafnation

By George Le Masurier

When the Vancouver Island Health Authority ordered the discontinuation of onsite clinical pathologists’ services at the Campbell River Hospital, there was an overwhelming and immediate protest by surgeons, lab technologists and assistants, elected officials and the general public.

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North Island Hospitals Losing Pathologist Services

“As goes your pathology, so goes your medicine” — Dr. William Osler, Canadian physician and co-founder of Johns Hopkins University

Originally published on Decafnation

By George Le Masurier

If Island Health executives get their way, the new Comox Valley Hospital could lose all of its onsite clinical pathologist services sometime next year, a move that area doctors and elected officials believe will further diminish patient care on the North Island.

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Clinical Pathology Lab Work At Campbell River Hospital Threatened

Originally published on Decafnation

By Barbara Biley

As a result of changes made by the Vancouver Island Health Authority to lab services in the Campbell River Hospital, the lab itself is in peril and the lab at the Comox Valley Hospital is also in danger.

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