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Hospital location will not satisfy everyone

February 14, 2013 · 5:39 PM
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Dear editor,

The recent letter re "planners thinking" leaves me to think that the writer wasn't thinking either.

Of course if the bridge is closed and the hospital is located on the west side, then this leaves us poor suckers on the east side in the same predicament, although we on this side know there is another bridge, two in fact.

I am amused by all the comments I still read in the local papers on the hospital location, like it is going to change now.

There seems to be thinking that our elected officials are not listening. I would argue that they listened; that is why we got two hospitals, and not one located in the middle of nowhere with no services nearby and requiring medical staff to spend hours per week commuting from their offices to the hospital.

Is this location ideal? No, but then we can never satisfy everyone.

Paul Ellegood,

Area B