Work on making a long run imaginative and prescient for most cancers care companies at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops seem like coming down the pipe this 12 months.
Its a part of Inside Well being’s 2023/24 funding request to the Thompson Regional Hospital District (TRHD) for building tasks valued over $100,000.
The overall finances for the Most cancers Companies marketing strategy, come at a price ticket of $700,000, with IH saying the TRHD’s share can be $280,000.
IH’s Director of Enterprise Operations, Dianne Kostachuk says they introduced ahead their main capital tasks funding request sooner than regular this 12 months.
“In earlier years, we’d have had this dialogue in March, and the expectation would have been bylaw would have been drawn up at that assembly,” she defined.
“So that is preliminary, within the sense that that is the ultimate request so far as the over $100,000 goes, however it’s the chance to have additional dialogue and contemplation about it.”
Kostachuk says they are going to be creating a “marketing strategy” to develop most cancers care companies at Royal Inland.
“Additionally based mostly on projected want, knowledge, etcetera, and what the long run imaginative and prescient for a collection of most cancers companies at Royal Inland, and this is able to be diagnostic to remedy.”
Board member Dale Bass requested if oncological companies can be included in that plan; Kostachuk says it would embody full most cancers companies in RIH.
“The plan is to be constructed round a full suite of companies that would come with radiology if that’s what works, so it’s from diagnostic to full remedy.”
When requested for a timeline for when work would start, Kostachuk explains the marketing strategy must be developed first.
“It must undergo all of the processes and due diligence to the federal government. I don’t suppose I might be capable of communicate to the timeline, though I can see if I can verify again and see if there was any greater degree discussions.”
There’s additionally a consideration for added parking at RIH inside that plan.