Rural care

Building Resilience and Capacity in Rural Communities
Remote Pemberton-area communities are accessible only by helicopter or unpaved roads, which poses challenges to meeting patient health care needs. Having a team of health care providers working together to meet these needs has been integral to building resilience and... Read more

 Dec 12, 2017 Article   Improving Access   Rural care    

Tele-maternity care
Watch an amusing video from the Kootenay-Boundary region of the province that demonstrates the value of tele-maternity care to patients.

 Dec 12, 2017 Article   Improving Access   Rural care    

Mobile Maternity Project
Providing maternity care in rural and remote communities is complex, and is best addressed through a network of providers from different disciplines trying innovative approaches. The MoM Project, or Mobile Maternity Project, is a pilot project underway in rural areas within... Read more

 Dec 12, 2017 Article   Improving Access   Rural care    

Support of Rural Locations
Doctors, including residents and locums, who practice in rural locations in the province can receive support from a number of programs. Read more

 Dec 12, 2017 Article   Improving Access   Rural care