February 21, 2018

Clinic break-in prompts warning from Vancouver Police

Vancouver Police have a warning for drug users after a clinic on Abbott Street was broken-into early Sunday morning. They say it was reported that nine syringes containing various amounts of heroine and morphine were taken from the Crosstown Clinic. The drugs were being used in a research program designed to wean users off drugs. Police say there … [Read more...]

Sports therapy clinic for Burnaby

One of Vancouver's most popular athletes is on hand for the re-announcement of a sports therapy clinic in Burnaby. Trevor Linden is one of six members of the athlete advisory board for the Fortius development centre. The 61-million dollar facility off Kensington and Joe Sakic way is nearing completion. It was formerly known as the Multisport Centre … [Read more...]

Government seeks injunction against private clinic

A judge will decide whether two private health clinics in Vancouver will be allowed to keep illegally billing customers for services covered by Medicare. The Medical Services Commission has made good on its threat to seek a court-ordered injunction against Cambie Surgeries Corporation and the specialist referral clinic. On July 18th, both clinics … [Read more...]

Mayo Clinic study also an accurate representation of burnout among BC doctors

A study by the Mayo Clinic shows almost half of surveyed doctors experienced some symptom of burnout--and when it comes to doctors here in BC, the case is the same. Dr. Andrew Clarke is executive director of the Physician Health Program of BC. He says a study was done in 2008 that found similar results in BC and in Canada. "it's a graded scale, so … [Read more...]

BCNU in war of words with private clinic

BC Nurses Union President Debra McPherson is accusing the operator of two private clinics in Vancouver of using 'snake-like' tactics to deflect attention from his unethical behaviour. "I think it's grossly unfair. This is a man who practices in violation of the law of the province and of the nation, who openly admits to it and that's what the real … [Read more...]

Clinic launches health care fight

It's being called a defining case in the history of Canadian health care. Four plaintiffs have now joined a constitutional challenge of BC's health laws. The challenge, launched by Doctor Brian Day of the Cambie Surgical Centre, was started after a recent audit revealed the private clinic was billing for services normally covered by Medicare. Now … [Read more...]

Unauthorized access of health clinic files at BCIT

There's been a security breach at BCIT. School officials say an unauthorized third party managed to access a computer server connected to the student health services medical clinic at the Burnaby campus. Records on the server contained patient contact information and medical data of patients who used the clinic. So far, nothing indicates any … [Read more...]

03/06/2012 – Art & Antique Appraisal Clinic – Hycroft Manor

Do you have any antiques in the attic? Unknown treasures collecting dust in the basement or garage? Found a unique item in a yard sale that you want to learn more about? Have you ever wanted to know the history and value of your family heirlooms? Here is your chance. The University Women’s Club at Hycroft is teaming up with local art and antique … [Read more...]

03/05/2012 – Art & Antique Appraisal Clinic – Hycroft Manor

Do you have any antiques in the attic? Unknown treasures collecting dust in the basement or garage? Found a unique item in a yard sale that you want to learn more about? Have you ever wanted to know the history and value of your family heirlooms? Here is your chance. The University Women’s Club at Hycroft is teaming up with local art and antique … [Read more...]