Update: Last efforts to save Taylor Medical Clinic begin

UPDATE: A preceding version of this story ran with no remark from the NPPCC.

TAYLOR, B.C.– The Taylor Professional medical Clinic may perhaps be shutting its doors soon. 

The clinic is run by the District of Taylor by itself and has, up until finally a short while ago, been staffed with medical professionals from the North Peace Primary Treatment Clinic.

The North Peace Major Care Clinic informed the District that it would not be renewing this settlement. The providers will conclusion on October 1st.

The district’s past work to maintain the clinic open up is searching at regardless of whether a nurse practitioner—which is a nurse with specialised coaching that resembles that of a relatives physician—could consider about the clinic. 

District employees intend to get to out to a nurse practitioner in the place in the coming days.

“There seriously are no other medical professionals,” Taylor mayor Rob Fraser stated. “We’ve tried out each and every process that we potentially can. We have been as a result of two teams of doctors… and the telehealth product.”

The clinic utilised a telehealth model in 2014, several many years just before it grew to become a typical tool in drugs with the arrival of the pandemic.