WorkBC Quick Reference
This document is intended for anyone making referrals to WorkBC Employment Services, offering a brief overview of services and eligibility. For more details, please visit www.workbc.ca or your local WorkBC Centre.
BCCA Colonoscopy Referral Form
British Columbia Cancer (BC Cancer) has begun trialing a new referral form that permits endoscopists to directly enroll their patients in the Colon Screening Program (CSP). Endoscopists may complete and fax a CSP: Colonoscopy Referral Form to BC Cancer, for their eligible patients, prior to or post-procedure; enrolling them in the CSP.
IH ED Visits per 100 LTC Beds Report
Overall, Interior Health saw a rate increase of 4% in Emergency Department (ED) visits per 100 Long-term care (LTC) beds from 2016/17 to 2019/20. In 2016/17, the rate, by Division of Family Practice region, ranged from 31 in Kootenay Boundary to 74 in Shuswap North Okanagan. These rates increased to 41 in Kootenay Boundary and decreased to 61 in Shuswap North Okanagan in 2019/20. Shuswap North Okanagan had the largest decrease (-17%) and Central Interior Rural had the largest increase (69%) year over year. See Appendix A for a breakdown of ED visits per 100 LTC beds and Appendix B for Division of Family Practice abbreviations.
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