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.
At HealthLink BC, you will find medically-approved information on more than 5,000 health topics, symptoms, medications, and tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. You can also search our online Directory to find health services near you.
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.
Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
TThe role of VCH is to govern, manage and deliver quality healthcare services to people living in the North Shore/Coast Garibaldi, Vancouver and Richmond, and to all British Columbians requiring highly specialized health services. VCH is responsible for understanding its population's health needs and establishing service delivery models for meeting those needs. It is also responsible for making decisions on resources that achieve the best possible delivery of services within the
means of the organization for a sustainable future.
Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver Hospital is composed of four sites: Vancouver General Hospital, UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehab Centre and George Pearson Centre. Now VHHSC is one of North America's leading health care centres with 1,900 beds. Even though VHHSC treats nearly 116,000 patients each year, every single one is important to us. Welcome to our website, and to your hospital.
Listing of facilities in the Coast Garibaldi regions and of Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, and Richmond.
VCH Community Engagement
The Community Engagement team at VCH works across our health region and all sectors of care (community, acute and residential), supporting and facilitating dialogue between VCH and its communities.
BC Childrens Hospital
BC Children's Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, agencies of the Provincial Health Services Authority, provide expert care for the province's most seriously ill or injured children, including newborns and adolescents.
BC Womens Hospital & Health Centre
BC BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), is the only facility in B.C. devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns, and families.
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.
Canadian Mental Health Association
Founded in 1918, The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is a national charity that helps maintain and improve mental health for all Canadians. As the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, CMHA helps people access the community resources they need to build resilience and support recovery from mental illness.
Cambie Surgery Center
The Cambie Surgery Centre (CSC) can proudly boast that it is Canada's most modern Surgical unit. It is the first facility of its kind to be built in Canada, and it is located in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. We offer several procedures in orthopedic, cosmetic plastic, neuro, ENT, reconstructive and general surgery.
Richmond Dental Centre
Our practice is commited to providing the highest quality of services to our dental clients. I feel that this can be achieved only by providing treatment choices that enhance the health and beauty of our clients' smiles. We do this by using state of the art equipment and materials in a friendly and supportive environment; provided by a staff commited to continuing education as a means to ensuring our clients with the finest service.
Richmond Hyperbaric Health Center
Operates a large hyperbaric multiplace chamber. The chamber can accommodate up to 6 clients per session or 2 non-ambulatory clients on stretchers.
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.