This series consists of the records of the Assistant Deputy Minister, Institutional Services of the Ministry of Health from 1982-1990. This Assistant Deputy Minister position existed from 1976-1991, and was succeeded by the Assistant Deputy Minister, Care Services from 1991-1993. The Assistant Deputy Minister, Institutional Services provided direction and leadership to the programs that administered hospital care and continuing care. These programs included the Office for Seniors, BC Ambulance Service, Continuing Care Division, Facilities Planning and Construction Division, Hospital Programs Division, Institutional Management Resources Division, and Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Branch.
The series includes administrative records showing the day to day operations of the office and depicts changes and directives to related programs.
Records include the ADM’s daily correspondence; files on relevant acts and legislation; correspondence and other material from related health associations and societies; government committee and commission files, including the management committee and Assistant Deputy Minister Management Job Evaluation Committee; cooperation and liaison with other BC government bodies, other provincial governments and the federal government; subject files; files on related plans and programs; budgets; reports and statistics; treasury board submissions; and other administrative records.
Records are arranged roughly by date, then by file code number, except for some records from 1982 which are arranged alphabetically by file title.
Records in this series are scheduled under the Executive Records schedule (number 102906).
Some files have been removed for tobacco litigation. These files are identified in the file list as [removed].
British Columbia. Ministry of Health (1976-2001)