Andrew Longhurst

Andrew Longhurst, BA (Hons), MA, is a research associate with the BC Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA–BC), a researcher and policy analyst with the Health Sciences Association of BC and served as senior advisor to the BC Ministry of Health’s Primary and Community Care Research Initiative. He is also a PhD student in the Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University, researching health care reform in Canada and internationally. He has authored numerous publications including, Assisted Living in British Columbia: Trends in Access, Affordability and Ownership (CCPA, 2020), The Importance of Community Health Centres in BC’s Primary Care Reforms (with M. Cohen, CCPA, 2019), Privatization and Declining Access to BC Seniors’ Care (CCPA, 2017), Reducing Surgical Wait Times: The Case for Public Innovation and Provincial Leadership (with M. Cohen and M. McGregor, CCPA, 2016), and Precarious: Temporary Agency Work in British Columbia (CCPA, 2014). Follow him on Twitter @a_longhurst.