Atikokan General Hospital has been featured on CBC News regarding the recruitment of our many new Doctors.
After years of struggling to attract and retain doctors, the small town of Atikokan, Ont. is breathing a sigh of relief.
“Things are really looking up in our community,” said Lisa Peterson, who is in charge of physician recruitment for the northwestern Ontario town.
“We’ve shifted gears. We’re now looking at actually having more physicians than we have spots in our community.”
The town expects to have a full complement of eight doctors by the new year, she said, and is expecting a ninth later in 2019.
To read the full article follow this link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/atikokan-doctor-recruitment-1.4902221
(Ref: CBC News, Quote: Lisa Peterson)