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Sunday, June 5, 2022 12:15 PM
New funding for the BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program will help improve access to healthy, locally grown food for lower-income British Columbians and people who are pregnant, while increasing the number of Elders and seniors participating in the program.
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 11:15 AM
BC Cancer has launched a provincewide lung cancer screening program, providing access to eligible high-risk people at 36 sites throughout the province.
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.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 11:45 AM
To meet the increasing demand for nurses in British Columbia, the Province is making it easier for eligible internationally educated nurses (IENs) to enter the province’s health system so they can support British Columbians’ health-care needs sooner.
Friday, March 25, 2022 11:15 AM
More people in southeast Vancouver will have increased access to team-based, everyday health care with a new urgent and primary care centre (UPCC) opening March 29, 2022, at 5880 Victoria Dr.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 10:00 AM
People are a step closer to a new clinical support and research centre at St. Paul’s Hospital as the Province shortlists three proponents to participate in the request for proposal (RFP) to design and build the new centre.
Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:30 PM
The Province is further protecting health-care workers, patients, families and frontline workers during COVID-19 with Western Canada’s first accredited personal protective equipment (PPE) lab, specializing in testing and validating PPE.
Monday, August 30, 2021 2:15 PM
People in acute care facilities will have more consistent, safe and stable patient care, now that government is bringing thousands of support service workers and services that were previously contracted out back to work directly for health authorities, after almost 20 years of these services being contracted to private companies.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 2:05 PM
The Province is strengthening B.C.’s ambulance system to ensure it is faster and more responsive to British Columbians, a better place to work for paramedics and dispatchers, and able to rapidly meet changing demands and needs through focused and direct leadership.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 10:45 AM
People living in northeast Vancouver have better access to team-based everyday health care with a new urgent and primary care centre (UPCC) that is now open at 102 - 2788 East Hastings St.