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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta TRAVELLING TO EUROK VIA CHARTER IET US ARRANGE MOUND TOURS AND RHINE CRUISES For FurtKtr Information and Contact ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL Village Wist End MMI01 or 32M1M The Lethbridge Herald SECOND SECTION March 1971 PAGES 17 TO 32 Itc a GREAT DAY to SERVE EVERYONES FAVOEITI ERICKSENS 2021 3rd 3288161 1705 3287731 Changes forecast in field of health By JIM MAYBIE Herald Staff Writer It was indicated Friday at the Southern Alberta Regional Conference of the Alberta Hos pital Association that vast changes are in store for hos health and social devel opment in this The reforms are coming They are will affect all all hospitals Garry director of con sulting services for the said he was impressed by the complexities of things happen ing in Edmonton in these He said it was of the utmost importance that hospital trus tees be aware of new bills pro posed by the government so they have an idea of their forth coming extent of author ity and jurisdiction He urged trustees to attend the forthcoming trustees meet ing in Calgary to obtain some indepth information on what is Lethbridge lawyer Charles president of the spoke on the proposed merger of the health and social devel opment departments and es tablishment of the Health Ser vices Commission Regionalization is the word for things to And those things are coming The province is aiming at coordin ating various services and fa cilities on a regional Regional boards are to be established to act as the finan cial agent for all hospitals within a It will report directly to the Health Services Each hospital will still have a board of management report ing to the regional Ad visory councils will be estab lished to assist the regional South blood bank A committee of the Southern Alberta Regional Alberta Hospital was established Friday to in vestigate the need and feasibil ity of establishing a blood bank in Lethbridge to serve southern Blood for southern Alberta hospitals now conies from the Red Cross blood bank in Cal Michaels General Hospi tal has been supplying district hospitals with Provision of the extra ordinary service has been vithout financial as the meeting was If blood is not available in the district hospi tals have to obtain their re quirements from Another committee was ap pointed to prepare a brief to AHA expressing the regions concern regarding the inade quacy of provincial equipment Another motion asking the AHA for recommendations on how hospitals can reduce fire hazards by persons who war It was suggested that restrictions on smoking is a policy decision for each hos pital and such restrictions vary In other business the regional conference honored Miss Nor een administrator of the Medicine Hat General Hos for outstanding service to the Miss an employee of the hospital for 41 has been named Medi cine Hats Citizen of the She received a standing ova tion at Fridays meeting in Michaels General Hospital School of Nursing The meeting of administra tors and trustees was told that all hospital staff negotiations should be wrapped up within two Gerry director of con sulting service for said a conciliation Hoard should hand down its decision within a month for a new contract with Pharmacists are settled and service personnel represented by the Canadian Union of Pub lic Employees now are voting on an Wages are the only point of dispute with eight or nine other employee he but they should all be settled with in two The wage increase offered CUPE service personnel ranges from to per cent a year for the majority or from nine to 11 per cent over the 27month contract Regular incre ments during the period plus the increased wage offer would cost hospitals about 64 per cent more a year or per cent over the contract life for the to category of per COMPLETE AIR FEDORS REFRIGERATION A Sheet Metal 3285973 D BROWN o PLASTIC SURGEON Wishes to announce the relocation of his office to 201 Professional Building 8th and 4th Phone 3270033 PHONE N1 EAT Tantalizing Chinese Food Lotus Sunshine Fried Chicken Delivered to your door steaming hot No Delivery Charge for Orders over JUST CALL I A T I I f Across 3270240 OR I I I I I I From 3272297 L W I U J CPR Open Weekdays 7 2 Sundays 11 9 The Golden Era of hospitals were able to talk directly with gov has all but disappear Virtue Some of the reforms are a deliberate effort by government to establish to elimin ate ready access of hospitals to the he Hospitals will have to relate to the Health Services Com mission which will be the voice of government in hospital af The deputy minister will no longer be the man to talk The AHA is to submit three names to the one of which will be selected to sit on the Costs of laboratory services are getting much consideration by Virtue as are other costs asso ciated with services and social The government is looking at the feasibility of establishing central laboratory services in regional Central laun dries are also being Considerable emphasis is be ing placed on industrial engine involving detailed anal yses and work studies to deter mine where were going and to effect Medicalmoral ethics are be ing discussed by government and hospital people in the area of abortions and sterilization and changing social Lang said it is conceiv able that in the near future one board may operate all gen eral and auxiliary hospitals and nursing homes in a The decision would be a permissive he instituted by the various hospital A pilot project is the new hospital at High whose board will also act as the pub lic health The public health unit will be established in the The number of voluntary hos pitals in the province is dwind he On April 1 nine voluntary hospitals eight Roman Cath olic and one United Church will become regional Others are near the board of management whereby they will be allowed to requisi tion taxpayers for Administrators and trustees were told the government is moving toward a totally new concept altogether in the pro vision of health care In financing the HSC will give hospital boards a lump less than their to be used as they see The balance will have to be largely through with in the various It is not inconceivable that taxpayers will be required to make an nual payments on borrowings for capital works At Lethbridge Municipal Hospital for this amounts to a see us for expert PHOTO Anglo Distributors Stereo Plictacirnphic Centre 419 5th Strrrt South IMiniw 3386922 Science fair opens 9th annual Lethbridge Regional Science fair kicked off the lythbridee Exhibition Paulion with 88 exhibits entered The constructed by Grade 8 to 12 students from tfuoughout southern art nearly double the number entered last year About ono half the entries come from stu dents attending school in Leth j j Displays may deal with any I facet of three mam including physical sci ences and earth and space The uinners of the fair will announced tonight at about 5 p m The displays are open to the public until and from 130 to p The four top winners of the local fair will also compete in the Canada Science Fair to ba held m Edmonton this MUSEUM CARAVAN Lelhbridge school children take advantage of an opportunity to take a close look at some of the Earths rare and extinct The display is part of the Alberta Caravan Sponsored by the GlenbowAlberta the University of Riveredge Foundation and the Banff School of Fine the fivetrailer exhibit comprises educational and cultural The trailers will remain on the Centra School grounds today and They are open from 15 The next stop is Senator Buchanan Hours Monday are and Wilson Junior Gilbert Peterson ond Lakeview schools are also on the which concludes April Lang talk here Federal farm role Two hurt A singlecar accident three miles south of Lethbridge on Highway 5 late Friday night resulted in damage to the car driven by Andy Gordichuk of Gordichuk and a passen Earl White of were treated in hospital for cuts and bruises and By STEVE BAREHAM Herald Agricultural Writer Governments role in agricul ture today should be to provide basic producers with accurate information about market trends so they can decide them selves which direction to says Otto minister in charge of the Canadian wheat Chamber dinner Tuesday Claude publisher of the Montreal French language newspaper Le will be the highlight speaker at the 82nd annual dinner of the Leth bridge Chamber of to be held 6 in the El Hancho Motor Wilf manager of the Lethbridge said to date only about 200 tickets have been sold for the The chamber hopes to have about 600 persons in attendance at the Tickets for the dinner are available at the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce office or by phoning The dinner is open to the In addition to the Lethbridge members and represen tation is expected from nearly all the southern Alberta cham including three from Mon Speaking at a public saying that grain con in Lethbridge for the livestock in and Bud federal is currently the fastest ter of outlined portion of the total grain with human eon past and future directions being the government wishes to follow additional acres which respect to expected to be planted to Lang said only about five per programs such as of the total grain acreage revamping the quota the increased barley acre and the recently will be needed to feed a nounced forage are growing meat he conclusion to an attempt government to put why the wheat boards land acreage into payment on barley is so commodities there is a when the market seems so Lang the He said farmers have of the market ed in past years when and if the market did not enable land to be holds final payments to its full but producers will be substan in future government hopes be able to provide data to denied accusations that these unfortunate wheat board lias done more to Canadian agriculture Lang says the it has saying that government has budgeted board has performed very million a year as a in many instances investigation which the past but that be used to find new uses government or body can pre products and the cultivation world markets entirely ac new He defended the Olson said Canadian position on the new forage is facing a relative Denial Mechanic DENTAL LAB Lower Level DENTAL 3272822 COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTONS FLOOR COVERING 3rd 3275454 Owned and Operated by BRENNEN DISTRIBUTORS Enhance the looks and Increase the efficiency of your office with new office furniture from CHINOOK STATIONERS 306 13th PHONE 3274591 Free Customer Parking At The Rear Of Our NOTICE Jones Refrigeration WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL APRIL 15th OFFICE FURNITURE STAN President ly new challenge that of marketing material that it pro He said this dilemma is gain ing momentum all over the and that while a few years ago emphasis was on production it is now on He said Canadian agriculture appears to be in a strong bal ance compared to what it has been in recent years with almost the entire economy de pendent on SMILEYS PLUMBING BASEMENT BATHROOMS REMODELLING Phone 3282176 MOVING CALL AGENTS FOR ALLIED VAN LINES WATCH AND WAIT FOR SHELDONS 12HOUR PROMOTION SALE 1 DAY ONLY THURSDAY MARCH 25th OFFICE DESKS OFFICE SEATING FILING CABINETS STEEL SAFES TYPEWRITERS ADDING MACHINES VERIFAX BANDA PHOTOCOPIERS TIME CLOCKS STENOCORD DICTATING MACHINES STENORETTE DICTATING MACHINES THE FINEST IN OFFICE FURNISHINGS 3287411 THE OPTIMIST CLUB OF LETHBRIDGE is pleased to announce THE 1971 HIKE FOR TYKES APRIL 1971 GOOD FRIDAY WALK FROM LETHBRIDGE TO PICTURE BUTTE VIA COALDALE Sponsor forms available at all Junior and Senior High Banks and stores displaying the Hike for Tykes signs PROCEEDS to Southern Alberta Association for Retarded Sunrise Ranch lo youth work Equipment for Girl Guide camp and Lethbridgo lacrosse There Is A On the number of weddings that we can take each day Weve already reached the limit on a few Saturdays already So PLEASE make your ap pointment now and be sure ds an u CROSS Lethbridgo 3272673 Taber 2232402 ;