WILLIAMS LAKE – Establishing an independent B.C. seniors’ representative is critical to ensuring seniors receive appropriate, high quality health care, said New Democrat health critic Adrian Dix today.
VANCOUVER – The B.C. Liberals are willing to finance the destruction, not the restoration, of Carleton Elementary’s two room school house, a city and provincial landmark that local students have been trying to save, said Adrian Dix , MLA for Vancouver Kingsway.
VANCOUVER – B.C. Liberal health care cuts and the failure of the Interior Health Authority to prevent surgical tool contamination are leaving Thompson-Cariboo-Shuswap residents facing long waits for medically prescribed surgeries, said New Democrat health critic Adrian Dix today.
VICTORIA – The B.C. Liberals’ chaotic cuts to health, wellness and preventative services for low-income British Columbians will hurt children and families and lead to higher costs for the province in the long run, the New Democrats said today.
VANCOUVER - Patients are paying the price for the B.C. Liberals’ broken promises as the government uses the Olympics as an excuse to cut medically-required surgeries in Metro Vancouver, the New Democrats said today.
VANCOUVER – The B.C. Liberals will start 2010 by impoverishing frail seniors in residential care, said New Democrat health critic Adrian Dix today.
BURNABY – The B.C. Liberals’ decision to eliminate the role of hospital-based chaplains in acute care will harm patients and their families, many of whom find faith is key to healing, said New Democrats today.
VANCOUVER -- The B.C. Liberals' decision to slash 9,000 MRIs in Vancouver increases patient suffering and promotes the interests of two-tier health care, said New Democrat health critic Adrian Dix today.
VICTORIA – The Liberals are trying to convert B.C. operating rooms into destinations for surgical tourists from the United States while forcing Interior residents to wait even longer for medically-necessary surgeries, says New Democrat health critic Adrian Dix .
VICTORIA - The B.C. Liberals’ credibility has taken another blow as Premier Brad Wall and his health minister deny claims made by B.C. Health Minister Kevin Falcon that Saskatchewan was offering to buy surgeries from B.C. at a premium price, the New Democrats said today.