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RSON Field Visit Updates November 2019

RSON Field Visit Updates November 2019

The RSON team was recently in Hazelton to talk with care providers, administrators and patients about access to surgical services as part of the ongoing community-based evaluation of RSON. It was a delight to work with care providers, administrators and patients as part of the RSON evaluation in Smithers this fall. RSON funding is dedicated […]

Call for Applications – Rural Scholars Program

Call for Applications – Rural Scholars Program

    The Department of Family Practice at UBC invites applications for the position of Rural Scholar. There are up to 2 positions available and it is anticipated that these will be distributed over the rural areas of British Columbia. Position description can be found here. Appointment details The Rural Scholars Program has been created […]

CRHR Co-Director, Jude Kornelsen, Elected to B.C. Rural Health Network Board of Directors

CRHR Co-Director, Jude Kornelsen, Elected to B.C. Rural Health Network Board of Directors

B.C. Rural Health Network: New Organization Advocating Improved Rural Health (Press Release) Kelowna, BC May 11, 2019 The BC Rural Health Network (BCRHN), advocating for improvement in health delivery systems in rural communities throughout British Columbia, burst on the scene officially this past Saturday. In existence since December, 2017, the BCRHN has rapidly gained a […]

Come Visit Us!

Come Visit Us!

At the Centre for Rural Health Research, we are committed to providing rigorous evidence for sustainable rural health services. If you happen to be at the UBC Campus, come visit the CRHR team! You can find us at the David Strangway Building on the third floor. If you’re interested in learning about any of our […]

Rural Maternity Services: “We’re just not paying enough attention to them”

Rural Maternity Services: “We’re just not paying enough attention to them”

    The CRHR has long been passionate about providing evidence to support needs-based planning for rural maternity care. This issue has recently caught the attention of the media, as well. Recently, our very own Dr. Jude Kornelsen was featured in a CBC investigation into the lack of birthing opportunities for women in rural communities: […]