Northern Health

Northern Health preparing ‘for a changing situation’ in response to COVID-19

The health authority is taking a number of measures to free up hospital capacity where possible

 

Northern Health’s bus service is implementing changes due to COVID-19

Effective March 22, Northern Health Connections service will have restriction on who can use the service.

 

Northern Health estimates two week wait time for mental health services

However team lead is confident they have the capacity to meet the needs of the community

 

No four-wheel drive ambulances for the north

Aren’t suitable for paramedics or patients

Family frustrated Terrace dad with advanced cancer must wait weeks for treatment

‘We can see his health declining every day,’ daughter says

Without a technician, this type of cancer treatment is being cut from Haida Gwaii

Patients needing IV chemotherapy will have to travel to Prince Rupert or Terrace as of June 21

Northwest mobile unit to help those at heart of mental health, addiction crisis

Province, Northern Health unveils new unit in Terrace to bridge gaps in services

Drinking water concerns at northern B.C hospital

Northern Health say the results of the Prince Rupert Hospital water study not due until fall

Muddy water found in taps at B.C. hospital prompts investigation

Northern Health to hire consultant to examine three facilities for potential contamination

Medical assistance in dying seminar draws crowd

Twenty-eight people have used the service in Northern Health region since July 2016.

New digital mammography machine construction in Smithers

Renovations start this week to accommodate the new unit at Bulkley Valley District Hospital.

VIDEOS: Bulkley Valley charities deliver modern maternity ward

A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the completion of the modernized maternity ward in Smithers.

Good news for breast health

Northern Health to proceed with procuring new mammography unit for Bulkley Valley District Hospital

New psychiatrists coming to the northwest

Smithers to get a resident psychiatrist for the first time in a long time

Bulkley Lodge wait times have increased

More patients are waiting in the hospital than usual.

Extra security at Hazelton hospital after off-site incident

Extra security measures are in place at Wrinch Memorial Hospital after an off-site incident.