Dr. Tahmeena Ali, a BC Family Doctors board member, and family physician who serves the South Surrey-White Rock community is speaking out about her struggle to provide patient care in BC. She was named B.C.’s Family Physician of the Year in 2020 by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
She reached her breaking point after contracting COVID-19 a few weeks ago.
“I don’t have any paid sick time, and if I don’t work I don’t generate income to pay my staff and pay my rent. And so on the week of isolation, I wasn’t able to rest like my body needed to,” she said.
Read the full article written by Simon Little on Global News here.
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