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» Kingston Express Digest - No. 128 â€“ March 17, 2008
Kerry Laidlaw, administrator of the Queen Charlotte Islands Hospital, says 27 people had medical appointments on the mainland that they could not get to thanks to the disruption in service.
He has no idea how many patients were stranded on the other side because they couldn't return before the ferry went out of service.
says some people will have to wait another six months for an appointment, and others, if they are able, are forced to pay around $300 for airfare, as opposed to the ferry fare, which is free for medical travellers.
by Heather Ramsay-The Queen ...
by Heather Ramsay-The Queen Charlotte Islands General Hospital administrator Kerry Laidlaw has won an excellence in nursing administration award from the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia.
Mr. Laidlaw started his career as a registered nurse and is now an administrator.
Queen Charlotte Mayor Carol Kulesha, who announced his win at the Dec. 21 council meeting, said the award is a tremendous honor for one so young man. "Kerry is an essential element in a well-run hospital with high morale and a waiting list of nursing applicants," she said.
Queen Charlotte's health and wellness committee organized Mr. Laidlaw's nomination and Cathy Ulrich, CEO of Northern Health, along with her nursing colleagues, formally submitted the application.
"I'm honored to have been nominated by my peers," said Mr. Laidlaw
will be presented with the award in April.
"The Queen Charlotte/Haida Gwaii Hospital ...
"The Queen Charlotte/Haida Gwaii Hospital Replacement project is important for Haida Gwaii," said Kerry Laidlaw, Northern Health's hospital site manager.
CRNBC Nursing Award for Kerry ...
CRNBC Nursing Award for Kerry Laidlaw
In Haida Gwaii, Queen Charlotte Islands General Hospital Site Manager Kerry Laidlaw is a trusted and celebrated member of the community on Haida Gwaii.
is also now recognized for his
Excellence in Nursing Administration.
"Kerry understands the parameters of what services can safely be provided in a small and isolated community," says Northern Health Board president and CEO Cathy Ulrich, RN.
Kerry Laidlaw, site manager ...
Kerry Laidlaw, site manager at the Queen Charlotte Islands General Hospital says they are in good shape for supplies and his vendors will ship through Port Hardy if necessary.
He says the hospital had a flood plan in place and ensured they got extra oxygen on island in advance.
As for medicines, he has a standing agreement with the hospital in Prince Rupert to get things here by floatplane if necessary.
He is anticipating there will be a backlog of island specialist visits, as many are sent to Kitimat and Terrace as well as Rupert.
But he hasn't heard of any specific issues around this yet.