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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 9:00 AM
British Columbians with terminal illnesses, their loved ones and caregivers now have access to after-hours support in their homes with the expansion of the After- Hours Palliative Nursing Service (AHPNS).
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 2:20 PM
Seniors, other clients with complex care needs and their families are benefiting from increased staffing levels at residential-care facilities as a result of the investment of $55 million from B.C.'s revised residential-care rate structure revenues and one-time funding for infrastructure.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 8:00 AM
The Province supports new physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines for the early years (children aged 0-4) released today by the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) and ParticipACTION.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 2:30 PM
The Ministry of Health is changing PharmaCare coverage for OxyContin, a medication used to treat moderate to severe pain.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 12:55 PM
The Ministry of Health is terminating its generic drug pricing agreement with the B.C. Pharmacy Association and the Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores, effective April 1.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 9:00 AM
B.C.'s use of lean techniques across the health-care system is significantly reducing patient wait times, increasing efficiency and creating the potential to save millions of dollars that will be directed back into patient care.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 3:15 PM
B.C. seniors, families and stakeholders are being invited to help shape the implementation of a comprehensive action plan - including the establishment of an advocate - to ensure a more accessible, transparent and accountable approach to seniors' care.
Friday, December 30, 2011 9:00 AM
Thinking of making a New Year's resolution to stop smoking, eat better or be more active? B.C. families now have easy access to a variety of new tools and programs to help them achieve healthier lifestyles.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011 10:15 AM
Snow season has arrived, along with icy conditions that can lead to an unexpected slip or trip.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 9:00 AM
The Province and the BC Medical Association have signed a milestone agreement, which paves the way for 24/7 obstetrical anesthesia services in all B.C.'s tertiary care maternity hospitals to better support high-risk pregnant mothers and their babies.