December 2, 2011

 

Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

VICTORIA – The all-party Select Standing Committee on Health has started to examine the sustainability of B.C.’s health-care system.

In particular, the committee is now accepting written submissions from interested parties in the form of peer-reviewed academic studies and other high-quality research and reports. Submissions will assist the committee in quantifying the impact of demographic challenges, utilization, inflationary pressures, and other factors on the sustainability of British Columbia’s health-care system.

The committee is seeking submissions relating to the first stage of its three-stage mandate to:

Written submissions will be accepted until Friday, January 13, 2012. For more information or to submit research, please visit the committee website: https://www.leg.bc.ca/healthcommittee

The members of the Select Standing Committee on Health are:

Norm Letnick, MLA (Kelowna-Lake Country),   chair;
Mike Farnworth, MLA (Port Coquitlam),  deputy chair;
Bill Bennett, MLA (Kootenay East);
Ron Cantelon, MLA (Parksville-Qualicum);
Katrine Conroy, MLA (Kootenay West);
Guy Gentner, MLA (Delta North);
Sue Hammell, MLA (Surrey-Green Timbers);
Colin Hansen, MLA (Vancouver-Quilchena);
Dave S. Hayer, MLA (Surrey-Tynehead);
Richard T. Lee, MLA (Burnaby North);
Dr. Moira Stilwell, MLA (Vancouver-Langara).

Contact:
Susan Sourial
Committee Clerk
Tel: 250 356-2933
E-mail: HealthCommittee@leg.bc.ca

 

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