CEO Mary Ackenhusen celebrated milestones and gave an update on our strategic priorities.
The flu vaccine is available now. Join the flu fighters – get a flu shot today!
Register and join us at a celebration station for free bike tune ups, hot coffee and prizes!
Findings from recent research about serious illness conversations.
Don’t be afraid that you’re losing a potential steady boyfriend.
Watch this quick recap video to learn more about the work that is being done and input from an attendee!
Yes! And we need your input! Do the survey by October 31 for a chance to win.
The core elements of 48/6 are comprehensive admission screening, and personalized care plans.
Change your network password without having to call the Service Desk.
Drop, cover and hold on and learn what to do in the event of a real disaster.
Meet the VCH Infection Prevention & Control team.
Help Raise Funds For Banfield Pavilion.
A day dedicated to sharing and caring for Aboriginal women.
Not sure what the Clinical and Systems Transformation project is all about? Watch this two-minute animation to learn more.
New photo ID process coming in November.
VCH has implemented a Harm Reduction Practice policy that all staff are expected to follow.
Highlights from the October 19 Vancouver All-Staff Forum, with links to the webcast and VCH policy, process, forms, etc.
Meet Joachim Chisanga, spiritual care practitioner. In training at VGH, he’s participating in a residency program unique in BC.
It takes a special kind of person to work as an emergency or urgent care nurse. October 9 to 15 we celebrated them all.
The Facility Engagement Initiative gives Vancouver Acute physicians a meaningful voice in their work environment and the delivery of patient care.
You could win a $50 Starbucks card for answering a five-minute survey!
VCH nurse wins grand prize in Hometown Heroes Lottery. Your next chance to win begins with buying a Millionaire Lottery ticket today!
Find out who the award recipients are!
Several new services will be implemented over the coming year.
When a patient lost some of her vision, Drs. Navajas and Barton, and the Eye Care Centre team, ensured she received the right care at the right time.
Congratulations to Kate Bondartchouk, VGH respiratory therapist and recipient of the 2016 Carestream Respiratory Excellence Award.
Three more staff winners, and $150,000 to the VGH Foundation!
New vehicle funded by ICBC expands GF Strong’s driver rehabilitation program for British Columbians.
Dr. Morad Hameed is the new president of the Canadian Association of General Surgeons.
Outside the operating room, Dr. Gary Redekop, colleagues and friends put a different spin on work-life balance.
We’re really trying to create a culturally safe space for our Indigenous clients living here in Vancouver.
Topic: Medical Assistance in Dying – a thoughtful and respectful approach
With their elderly mother now living back in her own home, a family puts their gratitude for the wonderful staff at Richmond Hospital into writing.
Now almost five months along, Concept Planning leading to construction of a new North Tower for Richmond Hospital is continuing with input from frontline staff.
Richmond staff members are invited to attend waste and recycling segregation training at Richmond Hospital on October 20.
The Richmond Education Fund, sponsored in partnership with the Kronier Family, supports staff learning and education to strengthen clinical practice and improve patient, client resident care and safety. Funding is available to staff, leaders, and physicians who provide care, or some aspect of care, in Richmond. Watch for stories throughout the year that highlight how the Education Fund is helping to improve patient care in Richmond.
You are cordially invited to the VIP Meet & Greet with Jordan Smith!
A clinical study is now underway at Richmond’s Diabetes Education Centre to test the efficacy and feasibility of offering Chinese-Canadian patients cooking classes in their own language.
The 77-year-old Richmond resident was discharged and walked away from the care facility after making a “miraculous” recovery that no one predicted two years ago.
Enter a draw to receive one pair of Jordan Smith concert tickets. Richmond Hospital Foundation is giving away 150 pairs!
Pop up library popping up at Richmond Hospital on October 3, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
We’re pleased to share that Capacity Management Suite (CMS) is helping to improve how patients move through Richmond Hospital.
Please join the Richmond Hospital Foundation on Friday, September 30, 2016, from noon to 1 pm, for a celebration and VCH-Richmond staff appreciation.
Take-home naxalone is now available across VCH Richmond to people at-risk of opioid overdose. As Richmond MH&A program manager Karen Barclay explains, the at-risk group also includes youth who use party drugs, such as Ecstasy.
With Elaine Leung’s assistance, astute observations of the issues within my family, and identification of what needed to be done, our family is in a much better state.
Two multidisciplinary teams work together in the Richmond Hospital ED to transition frail seniors safely and quickly back into their own homes.
In an environment of limited resources and underfunding, we appreciate the hard work and care of all those involved in our father’s recent stay.
Are you foggy on Code Grey? Feeling Code Blue? Drop by a Colour Code Café for a quick refresher on emergency codes while enjoying a coffee and snack.
Coastal staff show how the Great BC ShakeOut is done.
Social enterprise cafe opened January 2015 in the HOpe Centre on LGH campus.
Tourist to Central Coast cites culture of healing and caring at Bella Coola General Hospital.
Sea to Sky sites first stops for 2016 COO roadshow starting Monday.
Register through CCRS link to reserve your webcast connection.
Regular care and review helps client achieve her goals.
Telus’s $100k donation to CYCDC puts fundaising over $5 million mark.
Prince William and Bella Bella manager talk about patient transport during brief conversation.
Early bird deadline to win pizza party is Oct. 14.
Close to 2,500 people came to say adieu to the old NVGH.
Deadline for submissions is Oct. 7 at 5 pm.
Quintessence Breastfeeding Challenge now in its 15th year
Information sheet puts key phone numbers at seniors’ finger tips.
Karen Olson applauds staff and physician commitment to excellence in patient care.
Next year’s ride planned for spring time.
Vintage cars, A&W root beer float stations, historic displays, live music all part of Grand Farewell.