Patient Resources

Useful Links

The following is a list of useful links for more information:

HealthLink BC  is a BC Government service providing reliable, accurate, non-emergency health information 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To speak with a health service representative, call 8-1-1 toll-free within BC. For the deaf or hearing-impaired, call 7-1-1 toll-free province-wide.

BC First Nations Health Handbook - a companion document to the BC HealthGuide.

Crisis Line - in the lower mainland call 604.872.3311, 24 hours a day, everyday.

Drug and Poison Information Centre - if you suspect someone has been poisoned by medicines, chemicals or other substances immediately call BC Poison Control Centre in the lower mainland 604.682.5050 or toll-free 800.567.8911.

Emergency Contraception Hot Line - (888.Not.2.late) - provides names and phone numbers of pharmacies (who have registered) who can provide emergency contraception.

Medication Info UBC is a drug information service for the public. In the lower mainland 604.822.8010; toll-free 800.668.6233.

BC Ministry of Health - offers a list of toll-free information lines.

Vancouver Coastal Health Travel Clinic - The Travel Clinic provides both travel and non-travel services, including prescriptions and vaccines.