Ucluelet clinic to see patients three days a week under new deal

TIMES COLONIST: Island Health says it has reached a deal with doctors at the Ucluelet Medical Clinic and the landlord to keep the doors open for 18 months — rotating physicians for in-person and virtual appointments — until a long-term solution is established. Two physicians will provide in-person services on Mondays and one on Wednesdays, while patients will have access to online physician services Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The health authority is also working with the Long Beach Chapter of the Rural and Remote Division of Family Practice, local Indigenous communities, and the Health Ministry on longer-term solutions.

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