Health Priorities

The B.C. Government’s overarching goal is to deliver accessible and responsive health-care services guided by the needs of patients, while achieving the best value for the health care dollar.

Setting Priorities for B.C. Health

The Ministry of Health's Setting Priorities for the B.C. Health System sets out the broad strategy and future direction of the British Columbia health-care system. The strategy acknowledges that the B.C. system can and must build on its success but also make improvements to meet the short and long term needs of the population.

B.C.’s Guiding Framework for Public Health

The role of public health is to promote and protect the health and well-being of British Columbians.

Lifetime Prevention Schedule

The Lifetime Prevention Schedule (LPS) looks at clinical prevention services for British Columbians, including screening, behavioral interventions and preventive medications provided by a health-care provider, based on age and sex.