Health and Community Services

NDP The Straits-White Bay North MHA Christopher Mitchelmore

Christopher Mitchelmore, NDP MHA for The Straits-White Bay North, says there is still no ECG service at the St. Anthony Hospital, despite the fact that both the necessary equipment and the staff needed to operate it are in place at the facility. He also says he is having trouble getting the CEO of Labrador-Grenfell health to discuss the matter with him.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Leader of the Third Party.

MS MICHAEL: Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The Member for St. John’s Centre.
SOME HON. MEMBERS: Hear, hear!

MS ROGERS:Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The Leader of the Third Party.

MS MICHAEL: Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker.

 
NDP Leader Lorraine Michael

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) wants to know what has happened to the recommendations resulting from a judicial inquiry into why breast cancer patients in the province received erroneous lab reports. There has been no update from government for two years.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Leader of the Third Party.

MS MICHAEL: Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker.

 
NDP Transportation & Works Critic George Murphy

NDP Transportation and Works Critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) says longer-term planning for highways work would mean safer driving for the province’s motorists, as well as cost savings for government.

 
NDP Health Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Health Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says government has a strange way of showing appreciation to some of its hardest, least acknowledged workers. Rogers says budget cuts affecting nurses will hit those in the profession hard.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The Member for St. John’s Centre.
SOME HON. MEMBERS: Hear, hear!

MS ROGERS:Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

 

NDP MHA for The Straits-White Bay North Christopher Mitchelmore has been working for more than a year on a pair of health-related issues in his district. Today he brought his concerns to the House of Assembly’s Question Period.

 

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