Patients Travelling From Urban Geographies To Rural Hospitals For Procedural Care: A Realist Consideration

Centre for Rural Health Research – Patients Travelling From Urban Geographies To Rural Hospitals For Procedural Care: A Realist Consideration Centralization has been shown to have deleterious consequences for many rural patients and to contribute to population health disadvantage among rural Canadians.  Meanwhile, increasing distance to basic care has been shown to have dramatic negative consequences […]

BCRHN report to the MOH on CHC policy development

Report on the Policy Discussion between the BC Rural Health Network and the BC Ministry of Health – June 21, 2018Edward Staples – President of SOHC (Support Our Health Care)  wrote the following report: pdf BCRHN Report to the MoH on CHC policy development

Putting Our Minds Together: Research and Knowledge Management Strategy

This document serves as the response to the Ombudsperson’s recommendation 35 of Misfire: The 2012 Ministry of Health Employment Terminations and Related Matters: By December 31, 2017, to the extent that such gaps are found to exist as a result of the review under the preceding recommendation, the Ministry of Health publicly release a plan, […]

Dr. Eric Cadesky: B.C. doctors working to improve care for residential-care patients

Dr. Eric Cadesky Updated: June 30, 2018 The Vancouver Sun’s series on seniors’ care in B.C. brings to light challenges in how we care for people who bear the greatest burden of chronic disease. The provincial government has offered solutions such as hiring more care aids, opening additional long-term care beds and increasing support for seniors […]