Policy Briefs

Rural Evidence Review Series


Citizen-Patient-Community Participation in Health Care Planning, Decision-Making and Delivery through Rural Health Councils – September 2019






Community Involvement in the Recruitment and Retention of the Rural Health WorkforceMarch 2019






Urban to Rural Travel for Surgical Care – May 2018






Issues in Rural Maternity Care Series

The Issues in Rural Maternity Care policy brief series addresses current issues in the provision of maternity care in British Columbia and provides timely recommendations for improving the quality and safety of rural intrapartum care. Targeted at policy makers and maternity care providers, it is produced by the Centre for Rural Health Research and spans three thematic areas: 1) Planning Maternity Services, 2) Health Human Resource Issues, and 3) Monitoring and Maintaining Quality of Care. Policy briefs currently published are:


1. Planning Maternity Services







2. Health Human Resource Issues




3. Monitoring and Maintaining Quality of Care