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Opposition calls for transparency about N.B. emergency room death – New Brunswick
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Opposition calls for transparency about N.B. emergency room death – New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s official Opposition is calling for greater transparency from the regional health authority that oversees the Edmundston Regional Hospital where a patient died in the emergency room under “unforeseen and exceptional circumstances.” Liberal health critic Jean-Claude D’Amours said he didn’t know much about the incident that took place on July 24, other than what was published by Vitalité Health Network.“Honestly, in the community we heard a little bit here and there,” he said in an interview on Tuesday.D’Amours is also the MLA for Edmundston-Madawaska Centre, where the hospital is located.He said he is aware there is an internal investigation, but it will be critical for the francophone health authority to be transparent about what led to the death of an admitted pati...