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  • The ABCs of ALCs

    The ABCs of ALCs

    What are ALC patients? ​ Every day in New Brunswick, people who need hospital (acute) care are admitted to hospital beds. Some admissions are planned, such as scheduled surgeries, while others, such as emergencies, are unplanned. Most patients,…

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    Primary health services

    What are primary health services? Primary health services are broadly defined as the services provided at the first point of contact with the health system. Within a given year, over 90% of citizens receive some form of primary health service. …

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    Home Care Services

    There are two different types of publicly funded home care services in New Brunswick: the Extra-Mural Program and home support services. The Extra-Mural Program provides home health services under acute, palliative, chronic, rehabilitative and…