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Statement on public health emergency anniversary

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 07:00:00 -0700

Provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall has issued the following statement: 



Funding enhances palliative and hospice supports

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:30:00 -0700

The Province is providing $1.746 million for palliative and hospice care in British Columbia to support patients and caregivers.


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Kelowna doctors aim to bring nurses onto staff roster with nurse-in-practice initiative

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 11:30:00 -0700

Several Kelowna-region family doctors are welcoming nurses to their practice teams, to expand access and support more patients with their health needs.


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Upgrades planned for University Hospital of Northern BC

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 10:10:00 -0700

The Province is moving forward with projects at University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) to improve patient care.


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Ceremonial key to Teck Acute Care Centre presented to young patient

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 10:05:00 -0700

Six-year-old Sammy Holmes was presented a ceremonial key to the new Teck Acute Care Centre by Vancouver-False Creek MLA Sam Sullivan, on behalf of Health Minister Terry Lake, commemorating the many milestones achieved by the BC Children’s and BC Women’s Redevelopment Project.


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Funding boost to support men’s health

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 09:45:00 -0700

The Province has provided $6 million to the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation to support the Vancouver Prostate Centre in expanding its Prostate Cancer Supportive Care Program throughout British Columbia.                                                      


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Supporting today’s youth with the YMCA

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 08:00:00 -0700

Children and families will have more opportunities to get involved with the YMCA, thanks to a total of $11 million in government funding.


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Royal Columbian Hospital redevelopment moves forward

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:15:00 -0700

A new acute-care tower, a larger emergency department, and upgrades to existing spaces are in store for Royal Columbian Hospital as the Province today announced business plan approval for Phases 2 and 3 and three of the hospital’s redevelopment.



Over $18 million in upgrades for Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 10:15:00 -0700

A new emergency department, just approved by the Province, will enhance patient care at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail and serve residents of the whole region for years to come.


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Next step taken on Burnaby Hospital upgrades

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 09:15:00 -0700

The Ministry of Health has approved the concept plan for the redevelopment of key facilities as a part of the Burnaby Hospital Renewal, as well as a project to improve mental-health and substance-use services in the current emergency department in the short term, and consolidation of community health services.


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