Lack of staff closes Evangeline same-day clinic for May
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WELLINGTON, P.E.I. — The Evangeline Well being Centre’s same-day clinic in Wellington will probably be closed for Could resulting from an absence of employees.
Well being P.E.I. mentioned a registered nurse will nonetheless present care on the centre for these with booked appointments. Different providers on the clinic, together with public well being nursing, will proceed to run as standard.
Andrew MacDougall, government director for Neighborhood Well being and Seniors Look after Well being P.E.I., informed SaltWire on April 5 he couldn’t promise that the same-day clinic on the Evangeline Well being Centre would reopen in Could.
“We get (that) it is a vital service for the group,” MacDougall mentioned. “The intention is to proceed to offer the service, however after we get into these smaller settings you have got, by definition, a way more restricted useful resource base. When we’ve got these fluctuations in our availability of employees it will possibly result in one thing like this.”
Folks in want of prescription refills can go to their native pharmacy.
Anybody with a medical emergency ought to name 911 or search emergency providers.
Extra info on out there providers is accessible online.
The clinic, which is normally open on Wednesdays, usually sees 12-16 sufferers every week, Well being P.E.I. mentioned.