Government of B.C.


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MSP for B.C. Residents

Enrolment with the Medical Services Plan (MSP) is mandatory for all eligible residents and their dependents.

PharmaCare for B.C. Residents

BC PharmaCare helps B.C. residents with the cost of eligible prescription drugs, and certain medical supplies and pharmacy services.

Health Forms

Find the entire collection of health-related forms here.

Services and Information Topics

About B.C.'s Health Care System

Understanding how the system works is the first step in receiving the information and services that you need.

Accessing Health Care

A world-class health care system is only something to brag about if residents can access services in a timely and cost-effective manner. Learn how you can find a healthcare service provider near you and how you can apply for financial aid when you need to travel for medical purposes.

Health & Drug Coverage

B.C's publicly-funded health care system ensures that all eligible B.C. residents have access to medically necessary health care services through the Medical Services Plan and to eligible prescription medications, medical supplies, and pharmacy services through the PharmaCare program.

Managing Your Health

There are a lot of choices that you can make to maintain or improve the physical and mental health of you and your family. Learn about the programs and services that the Province of British Columbia provides to assist you in staying healthy and making healthy choices.

Keeping B.C. Healthy & Safe

The provincial government is committed to promoting healthful living and to making B.C. a healthy place to be. One of the ways the government demonstrates this is through its work on a variety of preventative measures that can help you lead a better and longer life and reduce the burden on B.C.'s health care system.

Conducting Health Research & Evaluation

Whether conducted by individuals or by larger organizations, health research enriches our understanding of how the healthcare system can be improved to help residents achieve and maintain optimal health. Use these resources to enrich your understanding as you contribute to the dialogue around healthcare in B.C.

Health Forms

As you engage with the B.C. healthcare system, many services will require you to complete and submit forms to the provincial government. Find the entire collection of health-related forms here.

Practitioner & Professional Resources

Providing your patients with optimal care and running a successful practice are much easier with access to the right resources. These resources, in conjunction with other professional tools, can help you to achieve these goals.

HealthLink BC

HealthLink BC

Find medically-approved information on more than 5,000 health topics, symptoms, medications, and tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.


HealthyFamilies BC

HealthyFamilies BC

HealthyFamilies BC is aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of British Columbians at every stage of life.


BC Guidelines

BC Guidelines

BC Guidelines provides clinical practice guidelines, protocols and recommendations to B.C. practitioners.


Current Health Topics

Current Health Topics

This resource provides a centralized, current, and evidence-based source of current information about the emerging health issues in BC.




In Focus

Statement on public health emergency anniversary

Provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall has issued the following statement: 

Thursday, April 13, 2017


Mental Health and Substance Use Supports

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