BC Rural Update is an e-newsletter of the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc).

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Left to right: Jason Cullen, Anne Lesack, Erika Belanger (Northern Node), Krystal Wong, Jordan Christmas

RCCbc establishes second operational node in Interior, welcomes new staff

RCCbc is proud to announce that – similar to our Northern Node – we have launched a second regional operations centre, our Interior Node, located at the new David E. Kampe hospital tower in Penticton, BC. Why a second node?

2018-19 Year End Report now available

In this report, we highlight relationships with partners to illuminate how the strength and trust built up throught these connections enable all of us across the province – communities, healthcare providers, administrators, researchers, and governments – to collaborate and work towards achieving our collective goals. Learn more about the Year End Report

Send us your ideas for CME/CPD topics and speakers for Penticton 2020

With the date already set for the next BC Rural Health Conference (RHC) – May 29-31, 2020in Penticton; Save the Date! – RCCbc is actively looking for suggestions for rural medicine topics that you’d like to see covered and/or discussed. Contribute a topic or speaker name

CADDRA seeking nominations for 2019 Indigenous Healthcare Award

Submitted by CADDRA

CADDRA will present one award to a healthcare provider working with a Canadian Indigenous population, who also has an interest in ADHD. Click here for details

#WalkOnTheRuralSide – Dr. Daphne Hart


Dr. Daphne Hart is one of four recipients for RCCbc’s 2019 Awards of Excellence in Rural Medicine, Lifetime Achievement. She practiced rural medicine for 42 years – 4 years in the high Arctic and 38 years in the Bulkley Valley – before retiring earlier in January.

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