The facts as we now know them:
Despite what the hospital web site says there are no lab facilities at the Mathews Memorial Hospital or the Thessalon Hospital. Neither has a laboratory license.
Blood is taken at these facilities by hospital staff and sent to the main lab at the Sault Area Hospital for processing.
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Even though I have not met the CEO of the Sault Hospital in northern Ontario I expect he is an honorable person with a difficult task: to justify the unjustifiable. It is on his orders that the Thessalon Hospital and Mathew’s Memorial Hospital, small rural hospitals, closed their doors to the local community for blood . . . → Read More: False positive: private profit in Canada’s health care: LHINs Undercut Integration