VANCOUVER – New Democrats are calling for a province-wide colorectal cancer screening program to protect people in British Columbia, where colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death.
Renfrew-Collingwood Stands Up Against B.C. Liberal Broken Promises, Says ‘No’ To Neighbourhood School Closures
VANCOUVER – As school lets out for the summer, parents and students from the Renfrew-Collingwood neighbourhood and Vancouver-Kingsway MLA Adrian Dix banded together to show they will not be divided over possible school closures announced last week.
VANCOUVER – The B.C. Liberals are bungling the opportunity to reduce hospital admissions and health care costs by failing to hire Nurse Practitioners who can provide primary medical care right now to thousands of people across the province, the B.C. New Democrats say.
VANCOUVER - People requiring massage therapy, including patients with multiple sclerosis, are about to suffer even more due to the B.C. Liberals’ HST, said New Democrats today.
VANCOUVER - The B.C. Liberals are making Metro Vancouver patients who need MRIs wait 18 months, said Adrian Dix , New Democrat health critic.
"Under the B.C. Liberals, a year and half is the new standard wait time for a prescribed MRI in Metro Vancouver. That’s just unacceptable,” said Dix.
VICTORIA - The B.C. Liberals' decision to give a known proponent of two-tier health care an exclusive contract renders the tendering process a sham and wastes public dollars, said Adrian Dix , New Democrat health critic.
VICTORIA - Government documents obtained by the opposition are more evidence that the B.C. Liberals are putting the interests of private investors ahead of the interest of patients and families when it comes to delivering health care in British Columbia, says New Democrat health critic Adrian Dix.
VANCOUVER - Even as British Columbia deals with another case of contaminated medical equipment, the B.C. Liberals are permitting cuts to hospital sterilization departments in Metro Vancouver, said New Democrat health critic Adrian Dix.
VICTORIA – Don McRae and the B.C. Liberals are undermining health care in the Comox Valley by refusing to consider alternatives to cutting acute care beds at St Joseph’s Hospital, say New Democrats.
VICTORIA - News that Therapeutic Initiative's warnings about a drug promoted by Pfizer as a treatment for pain have been proven accurate is yet more proof of how the B.C. Liberals are undermining the public interest by siding with big pharmaceutical firms, said New Democrat health critic Adrian Dix.