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Wednesday, June 28, 2023 11:48 AM
Starting Thursday, June 29, 2023, people can book an appointment to see a pharmacist through a new provincial online booking system, making it even easier and more convenient to access the health care they need.
Tuesday, June 27, 2023 3:05 PM
People in B.C., especially those most at risk of health impacts from extreme heat emergencies, will be better protected as the Province expands access to air conditioners for people who are medically vulnerable and have low incomes.
Wednesday, May 31, 2023 4:25 PM
Starting June 1, 2023, people in B.C. can get prescriptions from their pharmacist for contraceptives and medications to treat 21 minor ailments, such as allergies, shingles, cold sores, pink eye and uncomplicated urinary tract infections.
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 1:45 PM
People accessing public health care in the Lower Mainland and throughout B.C. are benefiting from stable, consistent and supportive patient care as 142 workers returned to Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) and Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) employees on March 31, 2023.
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 9:30 AM
People on the Lower Mainland will benefit from improved long-term care and community services as Providence Health Care prepares to build the new St. Vincent’s Heather long-term care home.
Monday, January 9, 2023 12:46 PM
The Province is making it easier for internationally educated nurses to work in B.C.’s health-care system with new financial supports and a faster, more efficient assessment pathway.
Monday, October 24, 2022 10:42 AM
The Province is taking steps to build safer workplaces for health-care workers and patients by introducing a new security model across all health authorities, hiring more protection services employees and expanding funding to SWITCH BC, a new organization focused on addressing workplace safety.
Friday, October 14, 2022 1:30 PM
People accessing health care in Vancouver will benefit from more consistent, dedicated and supportive patient care as 309 housekeeping workers return to the public system as Providence Health Care (PHC) employees.
Thursday, September 1, 2022 2:30 PM
People accessing health care in the Lower Mainland will benefit from more stable, consistent and supportive patient care as 194 housekeeping and food-service workers return to the public system as Fraser Health employees.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 11:45 AM
To meet the increasing demand for nurses in British Columbia, the Province is making it easier for eligible internationally educated nurses (IENs) to enter the province’s health system so they can support British Columbians’ health-care needs sooner.