HALIFAX – The 2 predominant opposition events in Nova Scotia are slamming Premier Tim Houston’s document on well being care after his first yr in energy.
The Liberals and New Democrats each issued statements immediately saying the governing Progressive Conservatives haven’t carried out sufficient to deal with physician shortages, surgical procedure delays and recurring emergency room closures.
Liberal Chief Zach Churchill says the state of the health-care system has reached a disaster with the variety of Nova Scotians trying to find a physician leaping from 70,000 a yr in the past to greater than 105,000 immediately.
Churchill says life-saving surgical procedures are being delayed by months, if not years, and emergency rooms are sometimes closed due to workers shortages.
NDP Chief Claudia Chender issued an announcement saying too many Nova Scotians are feeling left on their very own to determine learn how to get the care they want.
The NDP says that within the final 12 months, virtually 10,000 individuals within the province’s japanese zone left an emergency division with out being seen — an annual enhance of 47 per cent.
This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Aug. 17, 2022.