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May 30,  2022 People in one of the fastest-growing communities in B.C. are one step closer to expanded patient care as construction begins on the redevelopment of Burnaby Hospital. “Everybody deserves access to quality public health care that’s delivered close to …

BC Cancer launches lung-screening program

May 25, 2022 BC Cancer has launched a provincewide lung cancer screening program, providing access to eligible high-risk people at 36 sites throughout the province. “BC Cancer’s clinicians and researchers are leading Canada with the launch of this innovative program …

Investing in stronger surgical care

May 17, 2022 People needing surgery at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) will have increased access to care as the provincial government has approved the business plan for the second phase of expansion, adding 13 new operating rooms (ORs) and 39 new …

Helping more British Columbians visit the dentist

May 04, 2022   The Province is helping more British Columbians with low incomes receive much-needed dental care. Not-for-profit clinics will receive $2.8 million in new support over the next three years to ensure they can continue providing life-changing dental care …

BC PharmaCare provides new, expanded coverage

May 02, 2022 Thousands of people in B.C. will benefit from BC PharmaCare’s new and expanded coverage of medications for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, severe hypoglycemia, migraines, the treatment of low white blood cell levels, multiple sclerosis, heart failure, …

Burnaby Hospital redevelopment updates

May 30, 2022 Construction begins on the redevelopment of Burnaby Hospital, people in one of the fastest-growing communities in BC are one stop closer to expanded patient care. The redevelopment is expected to cost more than $1.3 billion, making it …