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More people in Prince George will have access to long-term care as Providence Living and Northern Health prepare to build a new care home with 200 beds.

People in Vanderhoof will benefit from improved primary and community health care with the approval of a new integrated primary-care and community health services facility to open in 2025.

To establish a fully integrated primary and community care model, physicians and nurse practitioners practising at the Omineca Medical Clinic will be co-located with the Northern Health interprofessional teams in a new facility on the St. John Hospital Campus.

There has been an increase in overdoses in Prince George linked to a dark purple substance sold as “down”. This substance is causing slow, irregular breathing needing naloxone despite being awake. Individuals are requiring continued monitoring and encouragement to breathe.

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The RSOs and Protection Services team at Mills Memorial Hospital.

In September, the first “class” of Northern Health Relational Security Officers (RSOs) officially completed their training at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) in Prince George.  

In October, Mills Memorial Hospital (MMH) in Terrace and Prince Rupert Regional Hospital (PRRH) saw their own “first classes” of RSOs complete their training and begin their new roles at the two hospitals.  

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