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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 30, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Pilot Projects May Help Family Doctors Needs By KEN' KELLY WINNIPEG (CP) Puct pro- jects started or planned in the Kingston, Oat., urea may help solve UB three critical aseds of family doctors, the first Interna- tional Congress on Group Medi- cine was told here. The ead result may be an eas- ing in the current crisis in availability of medical service, particularly in rural areas. An outline of the Kingston area experiments was given by Dr. Reginald M. Anderson, as- sistant professor at Queen's University medical faculty. He is working with Dr. Arthur S. Kraus, an associate professor. and Dr. Robert Seek, bead of the uvvenity'f deparuaeit of comnaBity heelth. After a study of 49 Kingston family doctors aad 10 doctors in tie rural area north of the tily, the Queen's grtup concluded that the managemod c( family practice is seriously deficient. "Doctors are (tfll numa( their practices like their grand- falhers." They concluded the doctors needed an assistant to relieve them of many tasks, beUer-de- signed office facilities and new- ways to make their services available to rural patients. To meet the first need, special New Delivery Quotas Set WINNIPEG (CP) de- livery quotas were announced for specified prairie points yes- terday by the Canadian wheat board. All quotas are effective im- medialeJy. Wales Triumphs In 400-Year Border Fight LONDON UP) Wales von a bonier fight with Eng- land Ilils week after more than 400 years of skirmish- ing- Monmouthshire, which was seized for England by King Charles II, will soon be part of '.Vales officially, toe House Commons was told by George Thomas, secretary of state (or Wales. The Encyclopedia Britanni- ea will have to change its description of Monraoutb- sfcire as "a county of Eng- land on toe Welsh and the long-active Mon- mouthshire Welsh Society may have to disband for lack of a target A two-bushel quota per spe- ified acre is effective at five Manitoba points, 55 Saskatche- wan locations and 12 Alberta HHlLS. A three-bushel quota is ef- ediye at 11 Manitoba centres, 24 Saskatchewan points ind H Alberta locations, wtile a ooe- raining is being given regis- nurses in a pilot project arching four nurses. Dr. Andersen said the hope ii that this project will tonoa- strate the practicabilily of mak- nf, doctor-atsu'ants of regis- tered nurses given special train- ing, define tbe extent of thai training, show tbe effect of their efforts on the volume and qual- ity of patient help educate doctors now in training and pub- licize among doctors and public the fir.diags- At the same develop- ment of model oHLe dtcigns was being undertaken because without such offices proper Gasoline On Friday CAIX3ARY (CP) Effec- tive Friday. Alberta fanners will be able to purchase tax- exempt purple gasoline, Pre- mier Harry Strom said bete. Previously {arowrs had to pay the rhree-ttnt a plloa (ax then apply lor a rebate. Tbe premier aba told a news conference he would not campaign lor or against day- light time when a plebiscite is held with the next provin- cial elect ion, expected in an. cannot be made health workers. of auxiliary April M, If70 Wl LTrHMtCKSI HHAIO 27 Mother Feeds Drug LSD To W-year-old Daughter Alt bough Alaska corns square miles, ber popu- aticn is only about quota is open Saskatchewan points. at five Irish Protest LONDON (Reulere) Irish demonstrators locked themselves inside the library of the Irish Republic embassy here Wednesday, but police evicted them a short time later. They said they were protesting al- leged collaboration between Bri- tish authorities and the govern- ment of the Irish Republic over recent prosecutions of Irishmen in Britain. STRAVINSKY RELEASED NEW' YORK (AP) Com- poser Igor Stravinsky has left hospital where he spent more than three weeks with lung and kidney infections. Tbe 87-year- old musician' returned to bis apartment Wednesday. A spokesman said Stravinsky still is "very weak." Dr. Anderson aid tie Ontario government's offer to guarantee a "generous mmlirum annual income" for doctors who would settle in rural areas "has ap- parently failed." Tbe Queen's group concluded thai family practice in country and city in future will be given by "clusters" of four or more doctors corking as a team, in community heallh centres equipped with x- r a y, electrocardiograph ud other diagnostic facilities. USE .CENTRE AS BASE The teani will be backed by iocUY-assisiants, public health nurses, social wiikqs aod srr- rrtares with dental senrlres at- tached. It wiD be baud on a re- gional general hospital and lab- oratory or a health centre. Queen's has decided to jpnn- r such a community health centre in a small village 25 miles north of the city. Organi- zation work is started. The aim is to meet immediate needs for health care, serve as a pilot project to study the beet jiays Jo deliver hraKh care, leach interns, residents and medical students and act as a demonstration project for prac- tising doctors. Tbe university also is cccsi- derrng development of cuuiocnn- ity health centres in two other places. Mislead ing Ad Brings Fine OTTAWA Foods Lid. (CP> Gristd of Moetreal wu Coed a toUl of m iroin- cial out Wednesday after pleading gutty to three cterges c planned. When he boards a CANADIAN NATIONAL train, there's no worry about had weather... tetpiug his eyes on the road... traffic lights. With CN doing tbo driving, he can relax strctcb bis eat man-size meals wtien he feel] like it. CN trains are really so comfortable and reliable that yon know he'll arrive at his destination refreshed. And CN has special for family travelling that an most .appealing, tool COFFEE BREAKS FOR FOOD SHOPPERS? Why "not! 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