How does BC healthcare funding compare to other provinces? (CCPA)

December 19, 2012

“While health care has fared relatively well compared to other areas in provincial budgets over the last decade, BC has not kept up with other Canadian provinces. In 2001, BC had the second highest level of health spending per capita in Canada; by 2011 it had fallen to second lowest. This might not be cause for concern if BC’s lower rate of growth in health spending were the result of widespread efficiencies as opposed to restraint policies that reduced access to needed home and community care services and hospitals. “ Marcy Cohen, Caring for BC’s Aging Population, July 2012, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. http://www.policyalternatives.ca/hcc-for-seniors

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SOHC Discussion Paper

Developing an Improved and Sustainable Health Care Model for Princeton, B.C
Support Our Health Care has released a discussion paper in order to get feedback from the community, politicians and professionals about the state of local healthcare and what the long term solutions should be.
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