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Medical school is not a cure for wait list

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P.E.I. has reached a disturbing milestone – 15,000 people on a wait list for a family doctor or nurse practitioner.

Actually, as of Monday, the precise number is 15,215 people on the wait list, and it’s growing.

It’s a disgrace given all the boasting the province does about our strong economy.

And so far, this government hasn’t done enough to deal with this issue. But then again, neither had previous governments.

The proposed idea of a medical school at UPEI has recently found its way back in The Guardian’s opinion pages.

A Guardian reader raised concerns about the idea last week, and of course, the NDP, and in particular federal candidate for Egmont Sharon........

© The Guardian