Series GR-2665 - Hospital Consultation and Inspection Division files

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Hospital Consultation and Inspection Division files

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  • 1955-1980 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Ministry of Health (1976-2001)

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Originals, 9.2 m

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The Ministry of Health was established in 1976 as the successor to the Dept. of Health (OIC 3199/76). The ministry was responsible for managing public health in the province. In 1977, the department was organized into three major programs for mental health, public health and special health programs. After 1980, the department had three programs: Preventive Services, Direct Community Care Services, and Hospital Programs. Two years later the names of the programs changed to: Community Care, Long Term Care, and Hospital Programs. In 1984 the department’s two programs were Preventive and Community Care Services and Institutional Services. These changed to Hospital Programs, Continuing Care Services, and Emergency Health Services in 1988. Responsibility for seniors was added to the Ministry of Health in 1989, and in 1996 the ministry was renamed Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors (OIC 203/96).

In 2001, the functions of the ministry were divided between two new ministries: the Ministry of Health Services and the Ministry of Health Planning.

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Subject files of the Hospital Consultation and Inspection Division and records relating to the Provincial Adult Care Licensing Board, the Hospital Rate Board, the Radiological Advisory Committee and the Planning Group. The contents of Box 23, file 3-13 were housed in separate labelled binders.

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Transferred from the Ministry of Health in 1987.


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These records are subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or other acts and access may be restricted. Please contact the BC Archives to determine the access status of these records.

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Associated materials

Other records of the Hospital Consultation and Inspection Division:
GR-0380 records dated 1948-1970
GR-2653 records dated 1950-1978
GR-2665 records dated 1955-1980
GR-2670 records dated 1955-1978
GR-2661 records dated 1961-1978
GR-2589 records dated 1970-1979
GR-2567 records dated 1971-1977
GR-2583 records dated 1978
GR-2565 records dated 1978-1980

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see GR-2661 and GR-2583.

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Accession number(s): 87-0219; 91-1738; G90-272

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