Rural Research Roundup

Newly Published Rural Health Research & Resources  Supporting consulting paediatrics in rural, remote, or vulnerable communities in British Columbia: Time for national collaboration Authors: Drs. Kirsten Miller, Alexander Benny, and Jennifer Retallack Journal: Paediatrics and Child Health Details: https://academic.oup.com/pch/advance-article/doi/10.1093/pch/pxab043/6328715?guestAccessKey=59103e67-8c80-4ec4-9643-7177bf982f06 Distributed education enables distributed economic impact: the economic contribution of the … Continue reading

Rural Research Opportunities Abound

If there’s a fifth season in British Columbia, one might be compelled to call it “Research” because, right now, there are several opportunities for rural health providers and patients to engage in research lectures, grants, or studies. At RCCbc, we know it’s critically important to create rural research—and for rural … Continue reading

March 2021 Newsletter

BC Rural Update is an e-newsletter of the Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) Latest Articles   BC Rural Health Conference Just Around the Corner  Register now for the Rural Coordination Centre of BC’s (RCCbc) BC Rural Health Conference (RHC) on May 29 and 30. The online format for this year’s event will … Continue reading

“Stitching Together” through the Pandemic: Community of Rossland Provides #Masks4All Citizens

As COVID-19 started knocking on BC’s door last Spring, the rural community of Rossland banded together to keep it out. Residents started #Masks4All Rossland, a grassroots campaign to promote mask wearing to protect one another—and to provide residents, particularly vulnerable seniors, with cloth masks. The campaign truly took a village. Spearheaded … Continue reading

Collaboration in action: RTVS rapidly deployed during Covid-19 pandemic

“The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men / Gang aft a-gley.”  – Robert Burns  The month of April was extraordinarily busy for many BC rural health organizations. After securing and distributing Zoom healthcare grade videoconference licenses for rural physicians and nurse practitioners in rural BC communities for the next year, RCCbc and our collaborative partners – the Joint Standing Committee on … Continue reading