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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Household doctor Dr. Lana Beth Barkhouse has introduced a nomination bid for the Inexperienced Social gathering of P.E.I. in Stratford-Keppoch.
“As I’ve grown in my life; each skilled and private, I’ve discovered to talk up and get up when wanted,” stated Barkhouse.
“I deliver an insiders’ perspective on well being care and the impacts of poverty on folks. In my medical follow, I usually really feel like I am a social employee, making an attempt to grasp and navigate the system for my sufferers.”
Barkhouse, who attended Dalhousie Medical Faculty in Halifax, has been practising household drugs in P.E.I. for over twenty years.
She is a part of a small group of household medical doctors on the Island who assist practice nurse practitioners, medical college students and household drugs residents in her day by day follow.
She was additionally a builder, spokesperson and the primary medical lead for a girls’s wellness program on the Island.
Barkhouse was named household doctor of the 12 months in P.E.I. in 2019.
That very same 12 months, she and her daughter had been acknowledged for his or her work in preserving the historical past of Stratford troopers in the course of the First World Struggle.
If elected, Barkhouse plans to proceed caring for her sufferers whereas representing the residents of Stratford-Keppoch.