A couple of nurses from Granby found an unusual way to provide health care by traveling on campgrounds in a mobile clinic.
This trailer is a place where you feel like at home. She has been traveling in the Haute-Yamaska and Brome-Missiquoi campsites for a few weeks.
Outdoor enthusiasts, it is on the campgrounds that the couple of nurses found the needs.
“The more people talk about it, the more people are happy to hear about the clinic, the more people are open to it. I think there is a need there. At the moment, we are concentrating on the campsites, but in the longer term, we can overflow in shopping centers and companies, explained Amélie Gadbois, in interview with TVA News.
“We do not replace a medical clinic, we do not replace doctors either. We are private nurses simply. So the advantage is to the customer who can choose who he wants to do business with, “explained his spouse, Steve Robitaille.
The private clinic offers a variety of services, such as medical samples, blood pressure, blood glucose and even contraceptive or cessation advice. Prices for various services vary between $ 25 and $ 55.
The medical authorities confirmed that this practice is legal. There are already dozens of private clinics like this one in Quebec.
The mobile clinic must comply with many health and safety rules, including disinfection and sterilization of equipment.
Benjamin Diaz started working for Debate Report in 2017. Ben grew up in a small town in northern Ontario. He studied chemistry in college, graduated, and married his wife a year later. Benhas been a proud Torontonian for the past 10 years. He covers politics and the economy. Previously he wrote for CTV News and the Huffington Post Canada.