Part of the Peterborough Regional Health Centre includes consolidating the rest of its operations at its new suburban facility. For the Women’s Health Centre, leaving the existing downtown location may make the facility less accessible to many clients. The Centre has taken many cuts — there has been a reduction of social work service for sexual abuse, for eating disorders, the resource librarian has been cut as has the “Well Women” programming. Staff cuts means there is also no capacity to nurture and strengthen community partnerships. The lactation (breast feeding) consultant has already been moved out to the main hospital site. Friends of the Centre say the move will make it particularly difficult for young women, young mothers, women without transportation and women with limited financial resources to access women’s health programming.
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