• RANDALL-YOUNG: Just don’t get it  

    Is there someone in your life who drives you crazy because they “just don’t get it?” Perhaps it is a partner, parent, child, friend or co-worker. They simply are not on the same wavelength, and no matter...

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  • $150,000 to find better ways to move patients

    By: Dale Bass (Kamloops This Week) When a patient not quite ready to go home has to be moved out of Kelowna General Hospital, there are two options — the hospitals in Vernon and Penticton. In Kamloops,...

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  • Investigation into death of retired doctor in RIH ER finds staff followed all protocols

    By: Dale Bass (Kamloops This Week) An internal investigation of the circumstances that saw retired doctor Rajindar Joneja die in the emergency department waiting room at Royal Inland Hospital last month found all protocols were followed. However,...

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  • Cardiac clinic coming to Royal Inland Hospital

    By: Dale Bass (Kamloops This Week) A new clinic designed to serve people with cardiac issues will open later this year in Royal Inland Hospital. Heather Cook, executive director for acute services for the western area of...

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  • Death of retired doctor in ER spurs calls for cardiac clinic at RIH in Kamloops

    By: Dale Bass (Kamloops This Week) Janice Joneja was holding husband Rajindar when he died. She had taken her husband, a retired neurologist and psychiatrist, to the emergency room at Royal Inland Hospital on March 12. He was...

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  • New doctor licensed and ready to practice

    Merritt now has six doctors practicing again. Dr. Morgan Lyttle is finally through the red tape that’s delayed him from working in Merritt for the past four months. “I got my license today in Vancouver,” said Lyttle,...

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  • B.C. in line for $10M from Ottawa to help with opioid crisis

      By: Kamloops This Week British Columbia will receive $10 million from the federal government to help deal with the opioid crisis in the province. The money is in addition to $65 million federal Health Minister Jane...

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  • Province greenlights $417-million tower at Royal Inland Hospital; largest-ever construction project in Kamloops

      By: Dale Bass (Kamloops This Week) Calling it a huge day for him personally, Health Minister Terry Lake announced on Monday that the much-anticipated patient-care tower at Royal Inland Hospital has been given the green light by...

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  • (Nearly) New Year’s baby born in Merritt

    Not many can lay claim to the title of Merritt’s New Year’s baby — but the 20-day-old Abby Yvonne Howe is about as close as one can get. Baby Abby was born in the early hours of...

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  • Mammograms start Monday

    Starting Monday, the B.C. Cancer Agency will be offering the services of one of its mobile screening mammography vehicles in Merritt for the week. “It’s a state-of-the-art vehicle that has a walk-in clinic, so you just come...

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