Fri, 09 Dec 2016 13:00:00 -0800The Province is proposing to establish a new college of diagnostic and therapeutic health professions to enhance patient safety and quality of care in British Columbia.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:41:00 -0800In response to the increasing number of overdose-related deaths, the Province is opening additional health-care supports in partnership with health authorities and community partners. Supports include stationing the BC Mobile Medical Unit and setting up overdose prevention sites at overdose hot spots.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:00:00 -0800Will you be visiting a loved one in a health-care facility this winter? Remember to get your flu shot.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 06:00:00 -0800In recognition of the upcoming World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, Health Minister Terry Lake has made the following statement:
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:15:00 -0800B.C. paramedics and dispatchers will be getting much-needed support from the provincial government in the face of the province’s opioid overdose crisis, with a $5-million injection of funding for BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS).
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:55:00 -0800The Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Morris and Minister of Health Terry Lake issued the following statement on the overdose crisis:
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 09:15:00 -0800Health Minister Terry Lake was joined by community leaders, residents and Northern Health physicians and staff for the grand opening of the new Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre - Xaayda Gwaay Ngaaysdll Naay.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:15:00 -0800Health Minister Terry Lake announced $13 million in funding for The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) to help improve the lives of British Columbian families by supporting the pathways drug research takes from the labs to the patient.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:00:00 -0800Health Minister Terry Lake has made the following statement following the federal summit on the opioid crisis in Ottawa, Nov. 18 and 19, 2016:
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:30:00 -0800Provincial patient safety and quality officer Dr. Doug Cochrane has completed his review of the early functioning of IHealth, the electronic health record system implemented in three Nanaimo-area health facilities in March.