Medical Services Plan of B.C.
The Medical Services Plan (MSP) insures medically required services provided by physicians and supplementary health care practitioners, laboratory services and diagnostic procedures.
Ministry of Health Services
Our mission is to guide and enhance the province's health services to ensure British Columbians are supported in their efforts to maintain and improve their health.
Blue Cross Plans, BC & Yukon
Pacific Blue Cross is British Columbia's largest provider of extended health and dental benefits.
Find a Dentist !
Oral health care is a personalized service that requires a good relationship between the dentist and the patient. Here are some ways to find a dentist in your area.
Find a Doctor !
Health care is a personalized service that requires a good relationship between the doctor and the patient. Here are some ways to find a doctor in your area.
BC Health Guide
Information on more than 2,500 common health topics, tests, procedures and other resources is available to BC residents. This secure health database contains medically approved information from the Healthwise® Knowledgebase.
PharmaCare subsidizes eligible prescription drugs and designated medical supplies, protecting British Columbians from high drug costs. PharmaCare provides financial assistance to British Columbians under Fair PharmaCare and other specialty plans.
B.C. Cancer Agency
The BC Cancer Agency - along with seven other provincially mandated health care agencies - is a member of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). The PHSA is responsible for governing, managing, and funding this group of health care agencies and services.
Interior Health Authority
Interior Health, with head offices in Kelowna, serves a region that stretches from Williams Lake to the US border, and from Anahim Lake in the Chilcotin to the Alberta border - incorporating approximately 690,000 people.
HealthLink is a comprehensive, searchable directory of programs and services provided by Interior Health, as well as other businesses in the private sector.
The BC Thoracic Surgery Programme officially went into effect on January 1, 2003 as a combined initiative the BC Ministry of Health, the Provincial Health Services Authority, the British Columbia Chest Surgery Association and individual Health Authorities.
Glenvalley Health Centre
If you have any questions or think you have a problem that may benifit from chiroppractic care, feel free to call the office and speak to Lisa or Sherri, our chiropractic office assistants. They would be very happy to give you any basic information or set up a time when Dr. Penevizoff can call and talk to you.
Whether you live in Kelowna, or are just visiting our neighborhood, your Friendly Neighborhood Drugstore is IDA! We currently have two locations to serve you; one in Rutland in the Willow Park Shopping Center,and one in Glenmore in the Glenpark Village Mall.
Kendall Hearing Clinic
The Kendall Hearing Aid Clinic is owned and operated by Candace Kendall, M.Cl.Sc., Aud.(C), who is a Clinical audiologist with a Master's Degree.
Children naturally enjoy their chiropractic adjustments. Even so-called "natural" birthing methods can stress a still-developing spine. The resulting irritation to the nervous system can be the cause of many newborn health complaints. Colic, unexplained crying, poor appetite, breathing problems, and allergic reactions can often be traced to nervous system dysfunction caused by a malfunctioning spine.
Extensive list of Health and Wellness Books.
Canada Cottage Rentals
Visit Cottage Country Vacation Rentals when looking to get away from it all and head out to Cottage Country. When planning your getaway, note that there are many excellent private cottage rentals to choose from. Make sure you browse through the Provincial listings and pick the one that is right for you and your family. If you want to explore Ontario Cottage Rentals, go here
Do you or someone you know have a disability ? Here is a collection of links to helpful and informative web sites.
Health Associations in Canada
Extensive list of Health Related Associations.
Canada Health Act is to ensure that all eligible residents of Canada have reasonable access to medically necessary insured services on a prepaid basis, without direct charges at the point of service.
Health Care in Canada
Health Care is availabe to all Canadians as established by the Federal Government's Canada Health Act. Health Care Insurance plans have basic similarities across the country including coverage of medically necessary hospital services and the services of a physician, however, any further coverage varies from province to province based on additional provincial funding.