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Friday, February 9, 2024 10:50 AM
As the Province approaches the one-year anniversary of launching a transformational Longitudinal Family Practice Payment Model in B.C., more people have access to primary care with 4,000 family physicians registered for the model in its first year helping expand the number of family physicians working in longitudinal primary care.
Thursday, February 8, 2024 11:15 AM
People are one step closer to accessing enhanced health services as government has approved the business plan for the new BC Cancer centre at Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) in Kamloops.
Wednesday, February 7, 2024 2:21 PM
To better protect youth from nicotine use and potential dependency, the Province is taking action to restrict buccal nicotine-pouch products to be sold only by a pharmacist on a non-prescription basis.
Tuesday, January 30, 2024 11:03 AM
Cancer patients and their families will benefit from more access to life-saving cancer diagnostics as new equipment and research expand access to PET/CT scans and innovative cancer treatments throughout the province.
Monday, January 15, 2024 1:00 PM
The Province is taking action to better protect people from related human papillomavirus (HPV) cancers by extending eligibility for free, publicly funded vaccines to males born in 2005.
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 2:18 PM
Public health officials in British Columbia continue to encourage everyone to book an appointment to receive their free influenza and updated COVID-19 vaccines now to protect themselves against severe illness and hospitalization.
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 10:47 AM
People in B.C. will have improved access to cervical cancer screening as a provincewide cervix self-screening program launches, including the option to screen at home, a first in Canada.
Wednesday, December 20, 2023 11:11 AM
People in Richmond are accessing enhanced care as the newly refurbished and relocated cancer care clinic opens at Richmond Hospital.
Monday, December 11, 2023 12:11 PM
As people in British Columbia gather to celebrate the holiday season, the Province encourages everyone to book an appointment to receive their free influenza and updated COVID-19 vaccines now to protect themselves against severe illness and hospitalization.
Friday, December 8, 2023 11:45 AM
Nearly 300,000 people have benefited from free contraceptives and being able to see a pharmacist for treatment of minor ailments or contraceptives since government expanded the scope of practice for pharmacists on June 1, 2023.