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Monday, May 2, 2022 8:30 AM
Thousands of people in B.C. will benefit from BC PharmaCare’s new and expanded coverage of medications for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, severe hypoglycemia, migraines, the treatment of low white blood cell levels, multiple sclerosis, heart failure, and birth control.
Friday, April 29, 2022 10:00 AM
Effective May 1, 2022, Medical Services Plan (MSP) policy will be updated so individuals who remain in B.C. with maintained status will have access to temporary MSP coverage until a decision is made by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on their application for extension.
Friday, April 29, 2022 9:30 AM
People in health-care facilities in Vancouver are benefiting from stable, consistent and supportive patient care as more support service workers and services return in-house as Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) employees.
Thursday, April 28, 2022 9:30 AM
People living on Vancouver Island will benefit from an additional 2,300 surgeries and 2,300 endoscopies per year, as Island Health assumes the leases and buys assets from two private surgical centres.
Monday, April 25, 2022 1:30 PM
Displaced Ukrainians arriving in B.C. with visas issued under the federal Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) will now have access to date-of-arrival Medical Services Plan (MSP) coverage.
Friday, April 22, 2022 1:15 PM
People in Vernon will soon have greater access to care closer to home with construction underway on 90 new publicly funded long-term care beds in the community, as part of the largest one-time increase in long-term care beds in the Interior in more than 16 years.
Friday, April 22, 2022 1:00 PM
An innovative new centre for children and youth with complex health-care needs is moving forward with government approval of the project’s business plan.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 1:30 PM
People in health-care facilities in the Lower Mainland are benefiting from stable, consistent and supportive patient care as more support service workers, who were previously contracted out, return as Fraser Health employees.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 12:45 PM
More people in Richmond will have better access to team-based health care with a new urgent and primary care centre (UPCC) opening on April 25, 2022, at its permanent location at 110-4671 No. 3 Rd.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 12:32 PM
The new Stuart Lake Hospital is a step closer in the region as a design-build agreement has been signed with the project’s preferred proponent, Graham Design Builders LP, so construction can begin.