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Dr. Caroline Shooner has community impact on Haida Gwaii

Dr. Caroline Shooner, family doctor at the Xaayda Gwaay Ngaaysdll Naay, Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre in Queen Charlotte, BC was recently presented the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada (SRPC) 2021 Rural Community Impact Award for her meaningful work on Haida Gwaii, home to the Haida First Nations.

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The Terrace Women’s Wellness Group recieves the 2020 Award of Excellence for Team-based Rural Maternity Care

The Terrace Women’s Wellness Group which provides support for women’s reproductive health in BC’s Pacific Northwest – is the recipient of the 2020 Award of Excellence for Team-based Rural Maternity Care. This interprofessional team consists of Ob/Gyns, Drs. Dawid Janse van Rensburg and Kirsti Ziola, family physicians Drs. Carla Gemeinhardt, Amy Passmore, and Jacobus Strydom, and registered midwife Bethany Nash.

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New Smithers medical clinic offers COVID-19 assessment by referral

The new SMITHERS ASSESSMENT CLINIC provides an opportunity for high risk, non-emergency patients who are COVID-19 positive to safely see a family physician in person for an assessment. The clinic’s services range from physical assessments to home visits to care for non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

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