Healthcare newsletter timeline

2000: BC NDP government learns of problems within family doctors system, promises to fix it

2002: BC Liberal government fires the entire food and cleaning services and privatizes it

2010: BC Liberal Health Minister Kevin Falcon promises everyone will have a family doctor by 2015 ('A GP for Me') (Read more)

2013: BC Liberals promise a family doctor for everyone again (Read more)

2016: BC Liberals fail to get everyone a family doctor and cancel 'A GP for Me' program (Read more)

2018: BC NDP government launches Urgent and Primary Care Centres (UPCCs)

2022: UPCCs are still understaffed and getting an appointment is near-impossible (Read more), 1 million British Columbians are now without a family doctor, new funding for family doctors announced (Read more)

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