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Wednesday, March 8, 2023 12:30 PM
On International Women’s Day, the B.C. government is promoting gender equity through actions such as providing free contraceptives for all, introducing pay transparency legislation and the Intimate Images Protection Act.
Friday, February 24, 2023 10:25 AM
Cancer patients and their loved ones will benefit from expanded access to care as B.C. launches a new action plan with immediate steps to better prevent, detect and treat cancers, delivering improved care for people now while preparing for the growing needs of the future.
Monday, January 9, 2023 12:46 PM
The Province is making it easier for internationally educated nurses to work in B.C.’s health-care system with new financial supports and a faster, more efficient assessment pathway.
Friday, January 6, 2023 12:08 PM
Beginning Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, emergency operation centres (EOCs) will be reactivated in health authorities to ensure patients continue to have access to the hospital care services they need as respiratory illness season continues in B.C.
Thursday, January 5, 2023 10:00 AM
Thousands of people in British Columbia will benefit from BC PharmaCare’s expanded coverage of medications used to treat Type 2 diabetes, heart failure and blood clots.
Monday, December 19, 2022 11:00 AM
The Mid-Year Progress Report on B.C.’s Surgical Renewal Commitment to patients shows that surgery volumes are exceeding pre-pandemic levels, and almost all surgeries postponed by multiple waves of COVID-19 have now been completed.
Monday, December 5, 2022 11:45 AM
Public-health officials are encouraging families and caregivers to get their kids vaccinated against influenza in advance of the holidays.
Monday, November 28, 2022 1:25 PM
A new medical school on the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Surrey campus is taking a significant step forward with the hiring of an interim dean and provincial funding to support its development.
Sunday, November 27, 2022 1:45 PM
More family doctors will be available to take patients and treat people as the Province expands a program that trains internationally educated doctors, so they can get licensed to practise in British Columbia.
Friday, November 4, 2022 9:45 AM
People living in the Tri-Cities will benefit from improved access to team-based, comprehensive primary health care with the official opening of an urgent and primary care centre (UPCC) at its permanent location at 3105 Murray St. in Port Moody on Nov. 7, 2022.