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Select Standing Committee on Health

 

 

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Welcome

​The all-party Select Standing Committee on Health is working to identify potential strategies to maintain a sustainable health care system for British Columbians.

The Select Standing Committee on Health is one of nine permanent all-party committees of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.

Terms of Reference

​On February 25, 2015, 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; and,
  4. Consider health capital funding options.

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 conduct consultations by any means the committee considers appropriate;
  4. to adjourn from place to place as may be convenient; 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.

Sub-Committee

On Thursday, March 26, 2015, the Select Standing Committee on Health adopted the following motion: That a Sub-Committee comprised of the Chair, Linda Larson, MLA; the Deputy Chair, Judy Darcy, MLA; Sue Hammell, MLA; Dr. Doug Bing, MLA; and Dr. Darryl Plecas, MLA be established to consider and make recommendations to the Select Standing Committee on Health on the topic of dying with dignity.

The Sub-Committee shall have all of the powers of the Select Standing Committee on Health and is authorized to consider related written submissions received by the Select Standing Committee on Health during the 40th Parliament. The Sub-Committee shall convene at the Parliament Buildings or in Vancouver* for the purpose of examining the evidence it has received and shall report to the full committee by November 30, 2015* its recommendations on the specific matter referred to it.


*As agreed on July 15, 2015.

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: ClerkComm@leg.bc.ca

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Meeting: Select Standing Committee on Health https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20150914-Health-0900Select Standing Committee on Health<p> <a title="download the presentation" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150914/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-Vancouver-Division-of-Family-Practice.pdf" target="_blank">Vancouver Division of Family Practice<em>, Best practices in end of life care, Presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health</em></a></p><p> <a title="download the presentation" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150914/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-CCPA.pdf" target="_blank">Canadian Centre of Policy Alternatives<em>, How can we create a cost-effective system of primary and community care built around interdisciplinary teams? CCPA Submission to the Select Standing Committee on Health</em></a></p><p> <a title="download the presentation" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150914/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-BC-Centre-for-Palliative-Care.pdf" target="_blank">BC Centre for Palliative Care, <em>End of life & Palliative Care in BC</em>, Presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health</a></p><p> <a title="download the presentation" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150914/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-Centre-on-Aging-UVic.pdf" target="_blank">Centre on Aging, University of Victoria, <em>The Enhanced Continuing Care Framework; Better Care for Older Adults while Contributing to the Sustainability of B.C.'s Health Care System</em>, Presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health</a></p>9/14/2015 4:00:00 PMMeeting: Select Standing Committee on Health
Meeting: Select Standing Committee on Health https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20150515-Health-0830Select Standing Committee on Health<p><a title="Download the presentation" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150515/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-Nidus.pdf" target="_blank">Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry<em>, Best Practices to Improve End-of-Life Care, Presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health</em></a></p><p><a title="Download the presentation" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150515/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-UBC-Division-of-Palliative-Care.pdf" target="_blank">UBC Division of Palliative Care<em>, Presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health</em></a></p><p><a title="Download the presentation" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150515/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-BC-Cancer-Agency-Palliative-Care-Program.pdf" target="_blank">BC Cancer Agency, <em>Pain and Symptom Management/Palliative Care Program, Presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health</em></a></p><p><a title="Download the presentation" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150515/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-Canadian-Cancer-Society-Palliative-End-of-Life-Care.pdf" target="_blank">Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon, <em>Presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health: Palliative and End-of-Life Care</em></a></p><p><a title="Download the presentation" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150515/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-UBC-Department-of-Family-Practice-Community-Geriatrics.pdf" target="_blank">UBC Department of Family Practice, <em>Community Geriatrics, Improving Frailty and Dementia Care at End of Life</em>, Presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health</a></p>5/15/2015 3:30:00 PMMeeting: Select Standing Committee on Health
Meeting: Select Standing Committee on Health https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20150513-Health-1200Select Standing Committee on Health<p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150513/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-MOH-Rural-Health.pdf" target="_blank">Ministry of Health, <em>Rural Health in British Columbia, Strengthening Physician Services</em>, Presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health</a> <strong>(1.6 MB)</strong></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150513/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-BCATCMA.pdf" target="_blank">British Columbia Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Practitioners<em>, Presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health End-of-Life Care</em></a></p><p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150513/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-FNHA-End-of-Life-Care.pdf" target="_blank">First Nations Health Authority<em>, Improving End of Life Care: Best Practices, Submission to the Select Standing Committee on Health</em></a></p>5/13/2015 7:00:00 PMMeeting: Select Standing Committee on Health
Meeting: Select Standing Committee on Health https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20150429-Health-1200Select Standing Committee on Health<p><a title="Download the presentation" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150429/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-Dying-with-Dignity.pdf" target="_blank"><em>Dying with Dignity Canada, Presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health</em></a></p><p><a title="Download the presentation" href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150429/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-BC-Seniors-Advocate.pdf" target="_blank"><em>Office of the Seniors Advocate, Presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health</em></a></p>4/29/2015 7:00:00 PMMeeting: Select Standing Committee on Health
Meeting: Select Standing Committee on Health https://www.leg.bc.ca/parliamentary-business/committees-calendar/20150415-Health-1200Select Standing Committee on Health<p><a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/40th-parliament/4th-session/health/presentations/20150415/Presentation-HEALTH-40-4-iPanel-Improving-Palliative-and-End-of-Life-Care.pdf" target="_blank">iPanel<em>, Improving Palliative and End-of-Life Care in British Columbia: Cost Effective Strategic Innovations for a Sustainable Health Care System, Presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Health</em></a></p>4/15/2015 7:00:00 PMMeeting: Select Standing Committee on Health

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