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Friday, December 8, 2023 11:45 AM
Nearly 300,000 people have benefited from free contraceptives and being able to see a pharmacist for treatment of minor ailments or contraceptives since government expanded the scope of practice for pharmacists on June 1, 2023.
Wednesday, December 6, 2023 1:00 PM
The Province continues to put people first by launching the new Allied Health Strategic Plan (AHSP), which focuses on recruitment, retention, training and redesigning of the allied health workforce, to ensure people have access to the health-care providers they need.
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 2:27 PM
More people are getting care faster and closer to home, and the health-care workforce is better supported as the Province makes significant progress on expanding the health-care workforce and strengthening B.C.’s public health-care system.
Friday, November 17, 2023 1:00 PM
Health-care workers and patients benefit from safer work environments as the Province fulfils its commitment to recruit 320 new relational security officers throughout B.C. as part of the new security model announced in 2022.
Friday, November 17, 2023 11:30 AM
Seniors in 25 communities throughout B.C. will benefit from grants for policies and projects that will support leading active and independent lives in their communities.
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 3:30 PM
People living with diabetes in B.C. will benefit from access to the Dexcom G7 continuous glucose monitor (CGM), which is covered as a limited coverage benefit for eligible patients as of Nov. 7, 2023.
Monday, November 6, 2023 1:00 PM
Young people in B.C. will be better informed as the Province launches its anti-vaping campaign in schools to help children and youth learn about the adverse effects of vaping and make educated decisions.
Monday, November 6, 2023 8:30 AM
People living with certain moderate to severe autoimmune conditions in B.C. now have access to more treatment options.
Wednesday, September 27, 2023 3:15 PM
Patients around B.C., especially those living in rural and remote areas, will benefit from improved access to life-saving cancer care as the Province provides $20 million to expand medical travel support.
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 11:15 AM
People in Burnaby and throughout the region will have access to additional health-care services as a business plan has been approved for a new inpatient tower and integrated cancer centre, as part of Phase 2 of the Burnaby Hospital redevelopment.