The University Hospital of Northern BC is currently experiencing higher-than-normal volumes of patients, and Northern Health is both working on and looking forward to measures that will reduce pressure on the UHNBC emergency department, and improve the overall flow of patients.

Northern Health is embarking on a new series of consultations with residents in communities across the region this fall to gather input on ‘Heart Health’. This continues the Northern Health Board’s commitment to broaden our understanding on topics that matter to northern residents.

Northern Health is looking for community partners with ideas for projects that will improve the health of those living, working, learning and playing in northern BC. The next opportunity to apply for IMAGINE Community Grants will be launched on September 1, 2018.

Out of an abundance of caution, Northern Health is proactively moving patients from Stuart Lake Hospital in Fort St. James, as part of advance planning related to wildfire activity.

Northern Health has released its hand hygiene compliance reports for quarter 4 (2017-2018).

Residents of Pouce Coupe in Northeast B.C. will enjoy better access to health-related travel, as NH Connections adds local departures and arrivals effective August 20th, 2018.

Summer brings many things, including enjoying our time on the many lakes in northern BC. For those living on lakes year round, part time, or just visiting, it’s important to stay healthy while enjoying the experience.