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Flu-shot rollout plagued by supply problems, online glitches

Flu-shot rollout plagued by supply problems, online glitches

Some arriving at pharmacies for flu shots told supplies have run out, people are sharing tips online about how to get an appointment, and health-care workers worry they won’t get vaccine in time
Former family doctor turned psychiatrist sees impact of GP shortage on her patients

Former family doctor turned psychiatrist sees impact of GP shortage on her patients

An estimated one million people in B.C. do not have a family doctor, about 100,000 on the south Island.
Eby becomes leader, says he has mixed feelings after rival is disqualified

Eby becomes leader, says he has mixed feelings after rival is disqualified

At a news conference in Vancouver on Thursday, David Eby said he’s excited to work on issues such as housing, health care, climate sustainability, mental health and street disorder, which he called “huge priorities.” 
Health-care complaints at highest level in a decade, says B.C. ombudsperson

Health-care complaints at highest level in a decade, says B.C. ombudsperson

“Whether it was visitor restrictions in long-term care, surgical delays, COVID-19 measures, quality of care or access to services, clearly health care is top of mind for the public,” Ombudsperson Jay Chalke said Tuesday
Couple goes to court in fight to register child's name with unique characters

Couple goes to court in fight to register child's name with unique characters

Raymond Taylor Shaw and Crystal A.J. Smith filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court arguing they faced a “significant burden and emotional toll” when they had to register their son by his last name only to access benefits
Doctors getting limited flu shots in 'ridiculously inefficient' system

Doctors getting limited flu shots in 'ridiculously inefficient' system

The majority of vaccines are being funnelled to pharmacies and clinics under the province-wide rollout, while family doctors only get enough for those with mobility issues.
Insurance firm rejects claim because prescriber was nurse practitioner

Insurance firm rejects claim because prescriber was nurse practitioner

CEO of Nurses and Nurse Practitioners of B.C. says it’s not the first time an insurance company has rejected a prescription from a nurse practitioner.
Rollout of flu shots in B.C. has a bumpy start

Rollout of flu shots in B.C. has a bumpy start

Some who hadn’t registered or booked appointments were able to get flu shots from pharmacies, while others reported they were turned away and told to register on the GetVaccinated website.
Comments by Alberta premier on discrimination against unvaccinated 'laughable': Horgan

Comments by Alberta premier on discrimination against unvaccinated 'laughable': Horgan

The unvaccinated “have been the most discriminated-against group that I’ve ever witnessed in my lifetime,” Alberta Premier Danielle Smith told reporters at the Alberta legislature.
B.C. hospital staff being trained for Code Silver: how to respond to an active attacker

B.C. hospital staff being trained for Code Silver: how to respond to an active attacker

In the face of an active attacker, staff will be given the Code Silver warning over the hospital intercom system, with the attacker’s last known whereabouts and instructions to exit the facility if safe to do so