Short-term treatment for a severe injury, illness, urgent medical condition, or during recovery from surgery.
Specialized treatment for people with life-threatenting injuries or illnesses.
First point of contact care in the health care system usually a clinic or family doctor.
Services that help people to receive care at home instead of a hospital or long-term care facility.
Academic Health Sciences Centre
A partnership between one or more universities and health care providers focussing on research, clinical services, education and training.
A global trend in health care aimed at reducing fragmentation of services and enabling better more coordinated and continuous care.
Spencer Chandra Herbert, MLA for Vancouver West-End, listens to the ideas, questions and concerns of his constituents at a Wave Two West End community forum on March 1.
Posted On: Friday May 6, 2016