Online Medical Resources
With our patient medical resources, we aim to help you find the best medical information, and give our patients the tools they need to take a more active role in their health. Guidelines and research change fast, and new insights, evidence, and technologies add value to our primary health practice.
HealthLink BC provides reliable non-emergency health information and advice in British Columbia. Information and advice is available by telephone, a website, a mobile app and a collection of print resources. Visit HealthLink BC
HealthLink BC has a range of printed resources including the BC HealthGuide Handbook, posters, brochures and magnets. These resources are available free of charge to residents of British Columbia. Resource Order Form
Pathways Medical Care Directory
This new one-stop online directory has been created for British Columbians to easily find latest clinic updates and booking information for their own doctor. For patients who do not have a doctor, PathwaysMedicalCare.ca helps patients find local options to connect to care. Click Here to find out more.
In Canada, public health insurance is available to eligible residents. Canadian citizens and permanent residents can apply for provincial health insurance. In B.C., public health insurance is called the Medical Services Plan (MSP). It covers the cost of medically-necessary insured doctor services.
For information on MSP services for B.C. residents, group plan administrators, and medical and healthcare practitioners, please see the following links:
Patient Information websites
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Extending care beyond the exam or consultation. Provide your patients with the tools they need to take a more active role in their health. Patients must take an active role in their health, but that’s easier said than done given the complexity of their condition, medications, or treatment plans. With UpToDate, you can provide patients with resources to help them stay engaged in their health, which can be the difference between the path to wellness or possible readmission. Engaging patients in medical care and treatment decisions often reduces costs and improves outcomes.
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Diseases and Conditions Find doctor-approved information about symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of common diseases and conditions.
Prevention and Wellness Learn to make healthy lifestyle choices for you and your family with information on nutrition, exercise, occupational health and preventive services.
Family Health Learn to make healthy lifestyle choices for you and your family with information for every stage of life.
Your Health Resources familydoctor.org health resources include a medical dictionary, Body Mass Index calculator, symptom checker tool, immunization schedules for all ages, nutrients…
The BC Centre for Disease Control is a Provincial Health Services Authority program that provides provincial and national leadership in disease surveillance, detection, treatment, prevention and consultation.
Services: The BC Centre for Disease Control manages a range of provincial programs and clinics that contribute to public health and help control the spread of disease in BC.
Health Information: The BC Centre for Disease Control helps BC residents stay informed about current diseases, issues and topics. A to Z list of diseases & conditions.
Research: BCCDC coordinates research, education, knowledge translation and policy development in support of provincial, national and international programs for public health and disease control and prevention.
About BCCDC: provides health promotion and prevention services, analytical and policy support to government and health authorities, and diagnostic and treatment services to reduce communicable & chronic disease, preventable injury and environmental health risks.
Pain Support and Wellness Groups offer an opportunity for people with persistent pain to meet regularly online and build a community of support while learning about pain, pain management and coping strategies.
Supported by the Province of British Columbia, it offers FREE health programs for adults of all ages living with one or more ongoing health conditions. Programs are offered in person, virtually, online, by telephone, or by mail for adults living in BC.
What are chronic conditions? Chronic conditions are broadly defined as long-term conditions and require ongoing medical care and lifestyle changes to manage and control.
What is self-management? Self-management means having the skills and confidence to live well with one or more chronic conditions. More about Self-Management Health Programs →