I have been working as a family physician for 45 years, mostly in Nanaimo, BC. I agree with Dr Day’s editorial in the March issue of the BCMJ [2022;64:53-54]—having to deal with a shortage of hospital beds, overcrowded emergency rooms, long wait lists, and needing to fight for my patients to get proper medical care.
I am frustrated with the several BC governments that have not done anything to address these problems, not taken responsibility for their actions, and not listened to doctors about how to improve our health system.
—Barbara Macleod, Licentiate
This letter was submitted in response to “The crisis that COVID-19 exposed, highlighted, and worsened (but did not cause).”
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