Caring for the people who care for us

SWITCH BC which stands for Safety, Wellbeing, Innovation, Training and Collaboration in Healthcare is a new organization focused on the health, safety, and wellbeing of everyone working in healthcare in B.C. Our unique organizational model is a collaboration of unions, physicians and employers. We are working to support provincewide innovation, prevention and training, and enhancing the culture of safety in all healthcare workplaces in B.C. Learn more

New guide helps community physicians and staff improve workplace health and safety

SWITCH BC, in partnership with Doctors of BC and Ministry of Health, has developed the Community Physician Health and Safety Guide....
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Infection prevention measures reduced – respiratory season is over

The Ministry of Health has announced, as of April 8, 2024, respiratory season is over, and the additional infection prevention and control measures that were introduced last fall are no longer required at all times. ...
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Navig8 Medical Leaders Program

The NAVIG8 Emerging Medical Leaders Program is a comprehensive leadership development program providing the practical knowledge, behaviours, and skills for emerging physician leaders. Learn more at ....Learn more

Rural Continuing Medical Education

The Rural Coordination Centre of BC (RCCbc) works with the government, health authorities, health organizations, and UBC’s Faculty of Medicine to coordinate rural resources at a provincial level. Learn more at Interior Health. ....Learn more

SafeCare BC's Learning Space

A platform designed for healthcare workers and post-secondary students in health-related programs to enhance their skills through online and instructor-led education, and to empower them to provide care to create safer workplaces, and to foster a safety culture through education ....Learn more




Tools For You

Staying healthy and safe at work is a shared responsibility. So is creating work environments that support mental wellbeing.

Fact sheets

People working in healthcare are twice as likely to be injured on the job than the average B.C. worker. Check out our fact sheets.

JOHSC Resources

Build your own Joint Occupational Healthy & Safety Committee (JOHSC) Board and find more committee resources.

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