Health and Community Services

NDP Health Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Health Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says government’s abrupt reversal on the Adult Dental Plan has taken away the hope that thousands of people held all too briefly after the plan was introduced just over a year ago.

 

NDP Health and Community Services Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) responded to Government’s announcement that a long awaited medical audit in Labrador West will be conducted by Morneau Shepell.

 

NDP Health and Community Services Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) today said the Auditor General’s report points to a number of concerns regarding the province’s Healthline and the NL Centre for Health Information.

 

NDP Health and Community Services Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) is calling on government to immediately tell the people of Labrador West when they will see the start of the dust study in their community.

 

NDP MHA Christopher Mitchelmore (The Straits-White Bay North) has written to the panel reviewing the province’s ambulance services. Mitchelmore’s submission focuses on the air ambulance service which was pulled from St. Anthony in early 2010 without any advance warning or consultation.

 

NDP Health Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says she is glad to see the Minister of Health and Community Services defending the province’s health care workers against the claims of a recently-issued report from the Fraser Institute.

 
NDP Health Critic Gerry Rogers

The MHA for St. John’s Centre asked in the House of Assembly today about government’s clampdown on opposition access to civil servants. Gerry Rogers says the secrecy clampdown has extended to the point that it is practically impossible to get even the simplest piece of information.

 
NDP Health Critic Gerry Rogers

It has been two years since Service NL committed to do a medical review of x-rays of mineworkers in Labrador West. Today in the House of Assembly, NDP Health Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) wanted to know why the review hasn’t yet started, despite the fact that a company has been selected to do the job.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Member for St. John’s Centre.

MS ROGERS: Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

 

November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance, and St. John’s Centre MHA Gerry Rogers brought the issues of Newfoundland and Labrador’s trans community to the House of Assembly.

 

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