Waits better in B.C.

Report card for medical waits gives higher marks to B.C. than provinces with an NDP government

The report card on provincial ratings for medical wait times, lists in B.C.: “A” for joint replacement hip, “B” for joint replacement knee, “A” for radiation therapy, “B” for cataract surgery, and “A” for heart coronary bypass. B.C. has a B.C. Liberal government.

Hip replacement in Nova Scotia is “D” and “D” in Manitoba. Knee replacement in Nova Scotia is “F” and “D” in Manitoba. Cataract surgery in Nova Scotia is “C” and “D” in Manitoba. Both Manitoba and Nova Scotia have NDP governments.

Joe Sawchuk

 

Penticton