Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:45:00 -0700Updated statistics released from the BC Coroners Service show the number of illicit drug overdose deaths remained relatively steady throughout September.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 13:30:00 -0700Health Minister Terry Lake has issued the following statement in recognition of World Mental Health Day:
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 10:15:00 -0700Health Minister Terry Lake announced a four-point action plan to address patient access to primary health care in the community by leveraging multiple health professional resources.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 14:30:00 -0700BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority, reached a critical milestone with the announcement of the three qualified proponents shortlisted to participate in the next stage of the competitive selection process to design and build the new Centre for Mental Health and Addictions.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:45:00 -0700The completion of the Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre - Xaayda Gwaay Ngaaysdll Naay, was officially marked by the visit of Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:50:00 -0700To bolster the efforts underway to prevent illicit drug overdoses and related deaths, Premier Christy Clark announced that the Province is providing $10 million to support a British Columbia addiction treatment research and training centre and to fund strategies identified under the Joint Task Force on Overdose Prevention.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:00:00 -0700$500,000 in Age-friendly Community Planning and Project grants are now available for local governments to help make their communities more inclusive for older adults.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:30:00 -0700British Columbia continues to take action to reduce overdose deaths.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:45:00 -0700The Province has provided $60,000 to train a group of clinicians working with high-risk children on northern Vancouver Island.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:15:00 -0700The creation of three dedicated telehealth consultation rooms is among many new features in the new Clinical Services Building that have provided patients with more seamless access to their outpatient appointments at Royal Inland Hospital.