NDP slams PCs over ER overcrowding
Emergency room overcrowding is endangering patients in the Edmonton Zone. That's according to provincial NDP leader Rachel Notley. The NDP released Alberta Health Services documents today showing that overcrowding triggers have gone up exponentially since last year. Notley says that in April of 2013 AHS recorded 75 triggers a month. They spiked at 336 in October of 2014 and at the end of January, that number was just below 300. “The one around not being able to accommodate incoming patients...