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castanet.net 13 May, 2022 01:15 am

Man charged with robbery after Park Royal bomb scare

Man charged with robbery after Park Royal bomb scare
West Vancouver police say one man has been arrested and charged after a bomb scare and attempted bank robbery at Park Royal on Wednesday (May 11).

” Dix under fire from doctors for comments praising nurse practitioners Dix under fire from doctors Photo: DARREN STONE, TIMES COLONIST B.Health Minister Adrian Dix attempted to fend off criticism from doctors Thursday that he was purposely pitting nurse practitioners against physicians at a time of crisis in the health-care system.I celebrate the work of nurses every day … and I do celebrate the work of nurse practitioners,” said Dix during question period.” Dix said nurse practitioners often see fewer patients, spend more time with patients and take patients with higher needs.

The doctors group says the comments suggest nurse practitioners — who, with a few exceptions, have a similar scope of practice to doctors — are better than family physicians because they can spend more time with patients.Nurse practitioners, usually paid on salary or contract, are not confined to the same fee-for-service model many doctors work under, which limits visits to about 15 minutes if doctors in private practice are to make a reasonable amount before paying overhead.

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