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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 1:50 PM
People in health-care facilities on Vancouver Island are benefiting from stable, consistent and supportive patient care as housekeeping and food service workers previously contracted out return in-house as Island Health employees.
Thursday, June 9, 2022 1:33 PM
People throughout B.C. are getting the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) exams they need faster and closer to home, with the most MRI and CT exams ever completed in a year last year.
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 1:00 PM
EquipCare BC will again accept applications to enhance infection prevention and control, and improve seniors’ safety and quality of life in long-term care and assisted living homes throughout the province.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 1:20 PM
Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have released the following statement regarding the BC Coroners Service’s Review of Heat-Related Deaths in B.C. in Summer 2021 report:
Monday, June 6, 2022 1:28 PM
The Province is launching the BC Heat Alert and Response System (BC HARS) to help ensure people, First Nations communities and local governments have the tools they need to stay safe during heat events.
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.
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.