Buy an item of VCH work clothing by March 31 for a chance to win one of four Fitbits!
We’re working behind the scenes to move our content to a new VCH.ca site in March.
Over 4000 staff made a personal commitment to respect. Five lucky winners get a pink gift basket.
Newspaper inserts start circulating next week in Coastal, Richmond and Vancouver communities of care.
Your carpool BFF could be standing right next to you in line for coffee!
“To engage learners you have to really listen and to take the time to get to know your staff.”
“If I work overtime, and I keep working overtime, I know that I’m going to crash!”
Tips to help you avoid tax-season scams.
These were the first seven to submit their profiles to VCH News and receive a pair of tickets.
Wear your pink shirt and bracelet on Feb 22 and drop by our pink tables for a treat!
Carpooling can be as flexible as you want; once a week, twice a week, every day or only the occasional ride when your car is in the shop.
Two additional Emergency Room: Life + Death at VGH episodes air this month.
With respect to our March 31, 2017 fiscal year end processing, properly coded and approved invoices & cheque requisitions must be received.
Vancouver Coastal Health is embarking on one of the most complex hospital expansions in B.C. history.
“I feel like an outsider at work – no one includes me or invites me anywhere.”
Learn if you require an N95 Fit Test and where to get one.
In the second instalment of our series on Vancouver nurse practitioners, we meet Barb Eddy, a family NP who’s leading research to close gaps in care for patients in the Downtown Eastside.
Learn how to remove salt and sand the right way at a VGH Cycling Centre workshop on March 2 – it’s free for members!
(VIDEO) Ray can now turn off his tremors with a click of a button. Watch the video and the see the difference for yourself.
Come to the March 8 Vancouver All-Staff Forum at VGH or by webcast – please register through CCRS
Join us on February 23 as sports broadcaster Michael Landsberg helps us shatter the stigma around mental illness.
The 2017 Viva Pharmaceutical Time to Shine Gala raised close to $3 million in support of our VGH OR and UBC Hospital Renewal Projects.
VGH physicians and staff are conducting high-quality original research in one of BC’s busiest Emergency Departments — and changing health care for the better.
Among the many staff celebrating a service anniversary at the GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, one very special teammate of the four-legged variety was honoured too.
One of the most complex hospital expansions in BC, the VGH OR Renewal Project will be our legacy for generations to come.
Thanks to donors – including VCH employees – more than $610,000 was raised during our VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation’s 2016 Angel Campaign.
DTES women’s-only services provide safety and support to clients with complex needs
Prime Minister Trudeau visits the frontlines of the overdose crisis in Vancouver.
Buy your own ticket today: one ticket keeps you in every draw for the rest of the 2016/17 lottery year.
A more friendly and patient-centred food service launches at VGH on February 14, thanks to an innovative collaboration with Sodexo Food Services.
Atira’s Rice Block building will house 38 new beds for women in the DTES
Will you be next? Can’t win if you don’t have a ticket!
Health care updates provided by Chief Operating Officer Jennifer MacKenzie and Medical Health Officer, Dr. Meena Dawar.
All VCH Richmond staff and clinicians — with either new or outstanding issues — are encouraged to visit the IT Support Kiosk until Friday, February 24 at 4 p.m.
Despite high patient volumes over the previous two months, Richmond Hospital’s ED team never failed to provide safe, high quality patient care. The following thank-you letters from patients illustrate this fact all-too-clearly. Thank you for all you do, each and every day.
Satisfaction in relation to music therapy to be measured in first-ever psychiatric inpatient survey at Richmond Hospital.
Yurkovich family galvanize community support with record donation to help build a new acute care tower at Richmond Hospital.
“I would like to acknowledge the excellent care I received from the staff on 3M.”
High vaccine coverage rate in Richmond is due to the excellent partnership between public health, community physicians, the school district, and engaged and committed Richmond families.
Let’s show our support to promote a smoke-free Richmond.
The Emergency Department for winning the coveted hand hygiene trophy for having the highest hand hygiene compliance at Richmond Hospital at 88 per cent.
Primary Care Homes (PCHs) in Richmond have been developed in partnership with the Richmond Division of Family Practice to provide the wrap-around care that seniors need through a combination of community-based support and VCH Richmond services.
Even during times of high patient volumes, VCH Richmond’s committed staff provide high quality care across the continuum.
A renovated Garratt Wellness Centre will re-open to the public in March 2017. Until then, all Garratt-based programs will operate from 8100 Granville Ave.
New glass display cases in each of Richmond Hospital’s eight elevators are now ready for use.
Colleagues gather to say good-bye to Sally Naas, who leaves Richmond Hospital for the last time on Christmas Day.
Music Therapy on Richmond Hospital’s 3 North is good for the health, heart and soul.
Donate to the Richmond Food Bank right in your unit.
Have you completed the CST survey? It closes tomorrow.
Ballternative Facts ready to rule the LGH dodgeball tournament.
New medical/surgical building will include eight new operating rooms.
Survey for Coastal staff seeks input on change and communications activities for CST.
New space to take advantage of natural light.
Family-centred event focuses on activities and fitness.
One-stop shop for youth scheduled to open in late spring.
Previously dormant OR now in use five days a week.
‘We are putting into practice what most communities only talk or read about.’
Dr. Eric Grafstein interviews Ontario ICU doctor about his hospital’s implementation of a Cerner clinical information system in 2012.
Don’t miss one of LGH’s most popular events March 1st in the gym.
‘I felt very well taken care of which made me feel like the surgery was a success and a positive experience.’
Dr. Mark Lysyshyn speaks January 26 at District of North Vancouver council to get speed limits reduced to 30km/h on residential streets.
The Carlile Centre development team will also partner with Douglas College to develop a certificate program specific to youth concurrent disorders.
Annual awards celebrate VCH staff from across the North Shore.
Veteran broadcaster Shelagh Rogers interviews Senator Murray Sinclair in Jan. 26 webinar.