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Monday, April 15, 2013 9:15 AM
Government has enacted legislation allowing licensed practical nurses to be in the same bargaining structure as registered nurses.
Friday, April 12, 2013 9:00 AM
British Columbians can now access a wide variety of publicly funded vaccines from their local pharmacist, giving them increased access and choice.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 1:45 PM
British Columbia's new colon cancer screening program is moving forward with the availability of a new, easy-to-use test that will help save lives by supporting the early detection of this disease.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 9:30 AM
The Informed Dining program continues to expand with 22 national restaurant chains representing more than 1,800 restaurant outlets signing up.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 10:10 AM
Eight local governments have received Age-friendly BC Recognition for their actions in supporting older residents to remain healthy and active in their communities.
Monday, April 1, 2013 12:00 PM
British Columbians will soon notice they are paying less for many of the generic prescription drugs they need for their health. Starting April 1, a new drug pricing regulation will reduce the price of generic drugs to 25 per cent of the brand name price, from the current rate of 35 per cent of the brand name price. The price will further drop to 20 per cent in April 2014.
Monday, March 18, 2013 10:15 AM
Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid announced that government is providing the BC Dental Association with $700,000 to eliminate a backlog of patients with severe dental-facial deformities who are awaiting extensive prosthetic treatment, including surgery.
Saturday, March 16, 2013 10:45 AM
Local governments in British Columbia are being invited to apply for a share of $200,000 set aside by the Province to develop grassroots policies that help residents lead healthier lives.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 9:00 AM
The government of British Columbia and the BC Medical Association are partnering to establish a new incentive that will help improve access to primary and specialist physician care in rural communities.
Friday, March 8, 2013 7:00 AM
Violence against women affects us all. Minister of Health Margaret MacDiarmid issued the following statement in recognition of International Women's Day on March 8, 2013: