Providence Health Care

This winter, know where to go for the right care

Winter can be an exciting time of year, but it also comes with an increase in people visiting the emergency department. After another extraordinary year, our health facilities continue to be safe places for patients. For critical, life-threatening conditions, please call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest emergency department. For other non-life-threatening matters, there are a number of options to seek care during the winter season. READ MORE

One Year after the Release of In Plain Sight, PHC Reflects on it’s Commitments to Truth, Justice and Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

November 30, 2021, marks one year since the release of the report, In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care. The investigation, led by Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, uncovered widespread anti-Indigenous racism experienced by Indigenous people accessing health care in B.C. READ MORE. 

Introducing the 2020 Providence Environmental Performance Accountability Report

The EPAR communicates the successes, challenges, stories and opportunities of the work undertaken by staff in 2020 to move towards an environmentally sustainable and climate resilient Providence. This report is particularly important as British Columbia seeks to shift towards a low carbon economy and reduce climate risk. The report includes health-care impacts on the environment, program information, graphs detailing progress and inspiring stories showing why environmental sustainability is important to health-care staff at Providence. READ MORE. 

From The Daily Scan: The Year Everything Changed

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared a COVID-19 pandemic.  Providence Health Care quickly adapted with changes across the organization. READ MORE.


The Indigenous Wellness Program at Providence Health Care supports self-identified Indigenous patients and families by providing access to traditional cultural practices and community supports. READ MORE.

Hospice resident, 91, writes his first song

Jack Roche, a 91-year-old resident at St. John Hospice, has composed his first song about his beloved Vancouver with the help of Josh Denny-Keys, music therapist with Providence. 

Source: Global TV -  91-year-old man writes ode to his beloved city