Horizon doctors plead for action on hospital congestion

hospital overcrowdingDoctors at the five largest hospitals in Horizon Health Network say the hospitals are operating “in a state of overcapacity gridlock” and are demanding the health authority and provincial government do something to ease the stress within the system.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/horizon-doctors-plead-for-action-on-hospital-congestion-1.3070919?fb_action_ids=715315035245607&fb_action_types=og.shares

They make 6 key points to resolve the issue. First amongst them is:

“Reverse the policy on specialized care beds so seniors with physical problems, and not just dementia, have access to them.”

This is the issue we’ve been trying to work on for the last couple years. We hope someone is finally ready to listen.

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