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Thursday, April 13, 2017 7:00 AM
Provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall has issued the following statement:
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 12:30 PM
Following public consultation on draft regulations, a new college of diagnostic and therapeutic health professions is established and will become fully functional in the next 12-18 months.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 10:15 AM
As of March 31, the Province has opened 500 additional substance-use treatment and intervention beds throughout British Columbia.
Monday, April 3, 2017 3:00 PM
Government has learned new information about the PharmaNet privacy incidents as a result of the investigative work jointly undertaken by the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) and the ministries of Health, Finance, and Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 2:14 PM
Cutting-edge health research projects at Genome BC received a big boost with $20 million in new additional government funding, which was announced after recently wrapping up the second annual #BCTECH Summit.
Friday, March 17, 2017 10:50 AM
Updated statistics released from the BC Coroners Service show the number of illicit drug overdose deaths decreased slightly in February. Since the public-health emergency was declared in April 2016, government and its partners have enacted a wide range of measures to make an immediate difference and continue to build on longer-term strategies.
Monday, March 13, 2017 8:30 AM
A housing study for First Nations Elders and developing social networks are among the projects benefiting seniors in the 18 B.C. communities receiving a total of $342,430 in age-friendly community planning and project grants this year.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 9:15 AM
A $20,000 age-friendly grant has been provided to three North Shore municipalities to support the creation of a dementia-friendly action plan.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:30 PM
The Province is investing $500 million over the next four years as part of a Ministry of Health action plan to improve care for seniors across the system, including increasing direct-care hours for seniors in residential care.
Monday, March 6, 2017 3:55 PM
Improving continuity of care for inmates as they move between correctional centres and the community will be a key goal as the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) assumes responsibility for the delivery of medical services at B.C.’s 10 provincial correctional centres on Oct. 1, 2017.