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Tuesday, May 17, 2022 12:45 PM
People needing surgery at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) will have increased access to care as the provincial government has approved the business plan for the second phase of expansion, adding 13 new operating rooms (ORs) and 39 new perioperative patient bays at the facility.
Monday, May 16, 2022 11:30 AM
Communities in British Columbia are encouraged to support seniors so they can live active and independent lives as $500,000 in a new round of age-friendly grants are available for application.
Friday, May 13, 2022 11:50 AM
More people in the Chilliwack and Fraser Health Rural region will have better access to quality, team-based health care with a primary care centre opening May 17, 2022, at 7955 Evans Rd. in Chilliwack.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 12:47 PM
B.C.’s provincial health officer (PHO) is publishing data collected regarding the COVID-19 vaccination status of regulated health professionals for 17 of the 18 health regulatory colleges as of April 25, 2022.
Monday, May 9, 2022 9:30 AM
Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, has issued the following statement in recognition of National Nursing Week, May 9-15, and National Nursing Day, May 12, 2022:
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 12:33 PM
In its second year of delivering on its surgical renewal commitment to patients, B.C. has exceeded its pre-pandemic volume of surgeries.
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.