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Select Standing Committee on Health

 

 

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The Select Standing Committee on Health is one of nine permanent all-party committees of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. The Committee is working to identify potential strategies to maintain a sustainable health care system for British Columbians.

Terms of Reference

On July 23, 2013, the Legislative Assembly agreed that the Select Standing Committee on Health be empowered to:

  1. Consider the conclusions contained in the Interim Report, October 2012, of the Select Standing Committee on Health of the 39th Parliament; as such, the Interim Report of the Select Standing Committee on Health, and any submissions and evidence received during the 39th Parliament, are referred to the Committee;
  2. Outline potential alternative strategies to mitigate the impact of the significant cost drivers identified in the Report on the sustainability and improvement of the provincial health care system; and
  3. Identify current public levels of acceptance toward the potential alternative strategies.

In addition to the powers previously conferred upon the Select Standing Committee on Health, the Committee shall be empowered:

  1. to appoint of their number, one or more subcommittees and to refer to such subcommittees any of the matters referred to the Committee;
  2. to sit during a period in which the House is adjourned, during the recess after prorogation until the next following Session and during any sitting of the House;
  3. to adjourn from place to place as may be convenient;
  4. to conduct consultations by any means the committee considers appropriate, including, but not limited to, public hearings and electronic means; and
  5. to retain such personnel as required to assist the Committee;

And shall report to the House as soon as possible, or following any adjournment or at the next following Session, as the case may be; to deposit the original of its reports with the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly during a period of adjournment and upon resumption of the sittings of the House, the Chair shall present all reports to the Legislative Assembly.

Contact Information

Select Standing Committee on Health
c/o Parliamentary Committees Office
Room 224, Parliament Buildings
Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1X4
Canada

Phone: 250-356-2933 (collect) or 1-877-428-8337 (toll-free)
Fax: 250-356-8172
Email: HealthCommittee@leg.bc.ca

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Meeting: Select Standing Committee on Health https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20131108-Health-0900Select Standing Committee on Health<p> <a title="Download the presentation »" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/1st-session/health/presentations/20131108/Presentation-HEALTH-40-1-Dr-Morgan-The-Canadian-Health-Care-System-A-brief-history-and-comparison-2013-NOV-08.pdf" target="_blank"> Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, <em>The Canadian Health Care System: A brief history and comparison, </em>presentation the Select Standing Committee on Health </a></p><p> <a title="Download the presentation »" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/1st-session/health/presentations/20131108/Presentation-HEALTH-40-1-Dr-Goldsmith-Health-Care-System-Structure-and-Delivery-2013-NOV-08.pdf" target="_blank"> Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, <em>Health Care System Structure and Delivery, </em>presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health </a></p><p> <a title="Download the presentation »" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/1st-session/health/presentations/20131108/Presentation-HEALTH-40-1-Dr-Morgan-Private-Public-Mixes-in-Health-Care-Financing-and-Pharmacare-Policy-2013-NOV-08.pdf" target="_blank"> Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, <em>Private-Public Mixes in Health Care Financing and Pharmacare Policy, </em>presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health</a></p><p> <a title="Download the presentation »" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/1st-session/health/presentations/20131108/Presentation-HEALTH-40-1-Dr-Anis-Health-System-Outcomes-Quality-and-Performance-Indicators-2013-NOV-08.pdf" target="_blank"> School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, <em>Health system outcomes, quality and performance indicators</em>, presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health </a> </p><p> <a title="Download the presentation »" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/1st-session/health/presentations/20131108/Presentation-HEALTH-40-1-Dr-Finegood-Seeking-Solutions-within-Complex-Systems-2013-NOV-08.pdf" target="_blank"> Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, <em>Seeking Solutions within Complex Systems</em>, presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health </a></p>11/8/2013 5:00:00 PMMeeting: Select Standing Committee on Health

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