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Ministry of Health

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General Enquiries

Medical Services Plan

Health Insurance BC
Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm PST (except statutory holidays)
Metro Vancouver: 604 683-7151
Toll-free: 1 800 663-7100

PharmaCare

Health Insurance BC
Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm PST (except statutory holidays)
Saturday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm PST
Metro Vancouver: 604 683-7151
Toll-free: 1 800 663-7100

Office of the Seniors Advocate

Seniors, their families or others who have experienced issues accessing health care services or with the care they received can contact the Office of the Seniors Advocate.

Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm PST (except statutory holidays)
Greater Victoria: 250 952-3181
Toll-free: 1 877 952-3181

Non-emergency health information

HealthLink BC
Phone 8-1-1 any time of the day or night from anywhere in B.C., or visit www.HealthLinkBC.ca.

BC Government program and service information

Service BC
Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm PST (except statutory holidays)
Greater Victoria: 250 387-6121
Metro Vancouver: 604 660-2421
Elsewhere in BC: 1 800 663-7867
Outside BC: 604 660-2421

Alternatively, you can email general inquiries to: hlth.health@gov.bc.ca

Or write:
Ministry of Health
1515 Blanshard Street
Victoria, BC V8W 3C8

Minister's Office

Honourable Terry Lake
Minister of Health

Room 337, Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC   V8V 1X4

Phone: 250 953-3547
Fax: 250 356-9587
E-mail: hlth.minister@gov.bc.ca 

Deputy Minister's Office

Stephen Brown
Deputy Minister of Health

Phone: 250 952-1911
Fax: 250 952-1909

Media Enquiries

Media can contact Government Communications and Public Engagement.

Phone: 250 952-1887
Fax: 250 952-1883