Terrace Women’s Wellness Group recognized with 2020 BC Rural Health Award

RCCbc is pleased to announce that the Terrace Women’s Wellness Group – which provides support for women’s reproductive health in BC’s Pacific Northwest – is the recipient of the 2020 Award of Excellence for Team-based Rural Maternity Care. This interprofessional team consists of Ob/Gyns, Drs. Dawid Janse van Rensburg and Kirsti Ziola, family physicians Drs. Carla … Continue reading

IN PoCUS project to facilitate closer-to-home ultrasound-based assessment and diagnosis in rural BC

The Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) is supporting and facilitating rural physician involvement in the Intelligent Network for Point of Care Ultrasound (IN PoCUS) project, a new initiative that seeks to train rural healthcare providers in PoCUS skills and equip them with a wi-fi enabled handheld ultrasound probe. In addition to building local imaging capacity … Continue reading

Final summary report from Provincial Health Care Partners’ Planning Retreat now available

  This past January 27-29, a Provincial Health Care Partners’ Planning Retreat was collaboratively planned by BC’s Joint Collaborative Committees (JCCs), the General Practice Services Committee (GPSC), the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), and the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc). Using an appreciative inquiry (AI) approach within the health … Continue reading