We carried out this audit to determine whether air ambulance services delivered by the BC Ambulance Service provide quality, timely and safe patient care. We did this by assessing whether the BC Ambulance Service: has defined and is meeting relevant service standards for quality of care, timeliness and patient safety; and is providing paramedics and aircraft based on an assessment of patient needs. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on March 12, 2014.
This report provides an update on the publically-reported findings from the 2012/13 report Audit of the Legislative Assembly's Financial Records, as well as new information identified through the OAG's ongoing audit procedures at the Legislative Assembly.
This audit focuses on whether the stated benefits of the Ministry of Health’s alternative service delivery arrangement to administer the Medical Services Plan and PharmaCare programs have been achieved by asking the following questions: Are the stated benefits of the alternative service delivery arrangement monitored and achieved? Is the Ministry publicly reporting the costs and benefits achieved through the alternative service delivery arrangement? This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on November 20, 2013.
This report assesses whether government is meeting its objective of conserving biodiversity in British Columbia. (Word cloud image courtesy of Roger Harris, The Pimm Group, Duke University) This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on November 18, 2013. The federal Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development released a report on conserving biodiversity on April 24, 2018
This report assessed the controls in place to protect information in the Province's computerized criminal justice security system, known as JUSTIN. This system supports the administration of criminal justice cases from initial submission through to the court process. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on November 18, 2013.
This public information piece is designed to help the public and legislators understand how provincial health-care dollars are spent. Health Funding Explained is the first time the Office has undertaken such an extensive public-information project and we are eager to hear your feedback. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this piece, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
This summary report features the following five projects: work undertaken by the OAG Investigations Group; an overview of the audit opinion on the Police Complaint Commission; an update on government’s implementation of BC Reporting Principles; an audit of BC Transit; and an examination of School District 40’s Business Company. This report was discussed by the Legislative Assembly's Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts on February 5, 2015.