Resources

Patient Resources Online

BC HealthGuide Online
linking you to a comprehensive and current knowledgebase addressing more than 2500 common health topics, tests and procedures including information on health topics covered in the BC HealthGuide Handbook.
BC HealthGuide Handbook
information on how to recognize, prevent, and seek appropriate treatment for dozens of common health concerns.
BC HealthGuide NurseLine
puts you in touch with registered nurses who can help you address your family’s health concerns with confidence any time, day or night.
Interior Health
links to all resources in the Interior of British Columbia including hospitals, care facilities, patient resources and more.

Additional Links for Health Resources

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety,
CHN is Canada’s national health information network. Start your search here for health information developed by leading Canadian health organizations and international health information providers.
British Columbia Medical Association (BCMA)
The role of the BCMA is to advance the practice and science of medicine and the health of British Columbians by working for the improvement of medical education, health care legislation, hospital and other health services.
College of Physicians & Surgeons of British Columbia
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia is a statutory body established by the Provincial Legislature in l886. It is composed of physicians registered in the province to practice medicine, surgery and midwifery. The original mandate of the College was to establish standards for the profession, and monitor, evaluate and discipline its members. This mandate for the protection of the public continues today
  Medical Services Plan of British Columbia
The Medical Services Plan (MSP) insures medically required services provided by general practitioners, specialists and supplementary health care practitioners, laboratory services and diagnostic procedures.
The Ministry of Health Services 
The Ministry of Health Services supports British Columbians in their efforts to maintain and improve their health. The ministry provides funding, strategic direction and leadership to support the delivery of health care, education and prevention programs and services in British Columbia.
Other Local Health Links
This list includes contact information for Area Health Units; Hospitals & Long Term Care Facilities.

Other Important Links:

Insurance Corporation of British ColumbiaThe Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) is a provincial Crown Corporation established in 1973 to provide universal auto insurance to BC motorists. In addition, the Corporation is responsible for all driver and vehicle-related services, including commercial vehicle compliance.
Kelowna RCMP
As the police force for the City of Kelowna as well as the surrounding rural area,  we are committed to providing the highest level of policing,  based on the philosophy of Community involvement and joint problem solving.
Worker’s Compensation Board of British Columbia
Serving 1.8 million workers and about 160,000 employers, the Workers’ Compensation Board is a provincial statutory agency governed by a Panel of Administrators. The WCB is dedicated to a safe and healthy workplace and to providing return-to-work rehabilitation and fair compensation to workers injured or suffering occupational disease as a result of their employment.