glorified walk-in clinic

What we need is a fully equipped hospital, not a walk-in clinic

Another improvement to our health care system and a glorified walk-in clinic.

Boy, do we need that — not. It is a fully equipped hospital we need. This project and all its negative press is all that’s being talked and written about, what I have not heard or read about is the negative impact on our elderly, specifically those who call home, Trillium Lodge. A peaceful country setting, green grass, tall trees, the occasional deer and their young and even the rabbits which for many is their only joy. Besides most everything that has been taken from them, that too will be forever changed, replaced with people coming and going through state-of-the-art doors.

I am sure this will be very stimulating to some residents and just to add a little more drama at the sight of an ambulance or two, but on the brighter side maybe not subjected to the sirens.

Yep, brilliant idea this clinic. Even an intelligent knowledgeable doctor with years of experience in the medical system who obviously cares about projects that will enhance the health of we, the people, his voice too has been ignored, so what chance to those who can think but not voice their opinion, stand no chance at all.

So to those who came up with the idea of a glorified walk-in clinic, and to those who broke ground, before you know it you too will be among those, pushed aside, forgotten, not given a thought to, spending your final days wondering what happened to your entitlement of peace and quiet.

A. Matthews

 

Parksville