Related Resources

Quality health care is important to all of us at Island Health. Here are some related resources.

Information on Wait Times

BC Ministry of Health Services: Surgical Wait Times
This is the BC Government website devoted to waitlist information around the province.

Community Resources

Mental Health and Addiction Services
This page has contact information and links for crisis lines and community resources.

Relevant Legislation

The Patient Care Quality Office (PCQO) operates under the auspices of the British Columbia Patient Care Quality Review Board Act.

Concerns regarding care provided by residential care facilities are reviewed in accordance with the British Columbia Residents Bill of Rights.

Home and community care is provided by Island Health in accordance with the British Columbia Community Care and Assisted Living Act.

Reviews of mental health and addictions care may involve the British Columbia Mental Health Act.

Release of information to patients, their families and their representatives is conducted in accordance with the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Our hospitals are designated in accordance with the British Columbia Hospitals Act.  

For general information visit the BC Ministry of Health Services: Legislation and Professional Regulation site.