Ashcroft

Healthcare and Wellness Coalition (HAWC)

Sheila Corneillie – President                          info@ahawc.ca
LeAnne Davies – Vice President leannepdavies56@gmail.com
Louise Seaman – Membership Director
Donna Monford – Secretary-Treasurer

Website: www.ahawc.ca

“To facilitate the development and sustainability of an effective wellness and health care model for our region while respecting and protecting community identities.”

Healthcare and Wellness Coalition (HAWC) is a group of citizens who are committed advocate for the healthcare and wellness of the communities in the catchment area.   The group was established in 2014, and to achieve our objectives we strive to work in collaboration with the villages of Ashcroft, Cache Creek and Clinton, TNRD Areas I and E, the Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice, Interior Health, the Ministry of Health.

NEWSLETTERS

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HEALTH MINISTER HOPING TO ADDRESS STAFFING SHORTFALLS AT ASHCROFT HOSPITAL
Colton Davies
June 14, 2019 11:07 am
Adrian Dix says he wants to hear from people there about healthcare service shortfalls.
B.C.’s Minister of Health says he plans to visit the Ashcroft Hospital this summer to hear about some of the issues it is facing.

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Ashcroft and District Community Healthcare Consultation Summary

September 16, 2014 – Ashcroft and District Seniors Centre, Ashcroft BC
Summary prepared by: 
Barbara Pesut, Canada Research Chair, Health, Ethics and Diversity, University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus 
Ed Staples & Nienke Klaver, Support Our Health Care Society of Princeton. 

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Local News Now
May 24, 2019
ASHCROFT EMERGENCY CLOSED

“It’s a full on effort, both in the short term with the recruitment being really critically important for Ashcroft and communities around the region. It’s also important in the long term, I think increasingly we’re working to train people in the Interior. We believe that training more people in the Interior will lead to more people working in the Interior. We’ve got to make decisions now that make this problem better in the future.”
The emergency room in the Ashcroft Hospital only has enough staff to be open on weekends, and in the past 12 months it has seen repeated overnight closures because of limited staffing.

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