“He’s got an extensive knowledge of bugs and drugs.”
The Aboriginal Cultural Practices App for health care professionals is now available to download from Google Play or iTunes.
A new way to find policies and clinical documents is just ahead.
In April, we’ll be launching phase one. Get a sneak peek at the features that will help you connect, collaborate and give high-fives.
Thank you to 1,700 staff and physicians who shared their voice! Here’s a sneak preview of next steps and new opportunities to provide input.
Angus, a three-year-old English springer spaniel, and his trainer, Teresa Zurberg, visited Kelowna General Hospital on March 12.
The iPACE annual report highlights progress on having better and earlier conversations about advance care plans with patients and families.
Mixed paper recycling is easier than you think, even in hospitals and residential care facilities.
Find out how to create an invoice request, and who to contact if you have questions.
Properly coded and approved invoices and cheque requisitions must be received in BCCSS Accounts Payable no later than March 22, 2018.
I’m falling for my best friend’s hubby who I work with. I know he’s forbidden fruit, but I can’t help myself. What should I do?
March 18–24 is Health Information Professionals week. Take the time to meet and celebrate health information professionals.
Take the time to nominate the exceptional people and teams who provide outstanding care and support.
It’s that time of the year to start thinking about a special co-worker who stands out. Nominate them for a People First Award by April 13!
By March 15, vote for shared values individually or as a team and you could win a Fitbit, gift cards or a team pop-up party!
VCH is shout out loud worthy when it comes to having a culture and practice of patient and family engagement.
Dr. Tara Sedlak, cardiologist, has been nominated for a YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Award.
Representing patients and families, VCH CEAN members are helping to design the future of surgery at VGH.
VGH porters make more than 430 trips — many with patients — through the VGH underground tunnel every week.
Through a fruitful partnership with Sodexo, UBC Hospital has dramatically improved patient satisfaction with hospital meals while reducing food waste.
With a vision to improve the wellbeing and increase the resilience of dementia caregivers, the VCH Older Adult Mental Health & Substance Use (OAMHSU) Program has piloted the CARERS program, in collaboration with Providence Health Care.
A patient and his partner share their profound gratitude for a VGH nurse in the Burns, Trauma and High Acuity Unit who comforted them during a trying time.
An intense passion for patient care behind a calm, unassuming manner.
Former GF Strong patient Kristina Shelden makes the news and headlines concert celebrating International Women’s Day and artists with disabilities.
Work is currently underway to refresh and renew the corridors running underneath VGH.
VCH-Vancouver recently held recognition events celebrating staff for their years of service.
More than 400 staff and physicians gathered for Innovations in Health Care, Vancouver’s All-Staff Forum on how we’re using technology to transform patient care.
It was standing room only at Vancouver’s Innovation Fair on February 28.
Meet the respiratory equipment assistants at VGH who ensure patients and respiratory therapists breathe easy.
World-renowned VCH geriatrician Dr. Roger Wong speaks at 2018 TEDxStanleyPark conference about helping seniors live longer at home.
One of the main objectives of having a Peer Reference Group was to improve decision making and service design through the planning and implementation stage.
There is nothing better than getting a winning message from the Won Vancouver 50/50 Staff Lottery.
The feedback gleaned from Keeping Seniors Well will be used to inform Richmond’s Seniors Strategy.
Richmond Hospital’s Birth Centre celebrated its track record of providing high quality maternal and neonatal care in a morning-long celebration, Tuesday.
An elated daughter and recovering patient share their words of thanks for the care they received at Richmond Hospital.
CST roll-out team in Coastal needs a few more good hands. Can you help them out?
Please join us next Thursday, Feb. 22 at Richmond Hospital for an opportunity to connect with the VCH Board and Senior Leadership. Everyone is welcome.
The Kronier Family Education Fund is now offering scholarships/bursaries for post-secondary Certification/Diploma, Bachelor, Master or Doctorate degree for Leaders, Care Aides, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Physicians within the Richmond Community of Care. Application deadline is March 31st.
“When someone with severe dementia smiles and starts to dance when they see me, I know I have a difference in their lives.”
It goes without saying that the desire to improve people’s lives through better health is the reason we choose to work in healthcare.
Smoke-Free Campus Committee members will begin regular walk-abouts in mid-February to advise visitors and staff about free resources to help them remain smoke-free while working at or visiting Richmond Hospital.
More than 100 local employers, collectively representing nearly 12,000 employees, are included in the effort to urge the province to fund construction of a new acute care tower sooner rather than later.
This team’s Safety Bag project improved infection control and patient safety, saved time and costs, and increased staff satisfaction.
After months of behind-the-scenes work, a life-sized mock-up of the new Alderbridge CHAC was opened for staff and physician tours. All feedback will be considered for inclusion into the final layout and design.
The new Alderbridge CHAC will simplify access to care, by creating a single, central location from which VCH Richmond operates a range of health care services aimed at adults and older adults.
Our patients say thank you for the care provided over the Christmas holiday.
Senior leaders say thank you to staff, physicians and volunteers across Richmond this week for a year of exemplary care and commitment to patients.
Richmond Hospital Birth Center/NICU donates to Richmond Christmas Fund’s Annual Toy Drive.
R.W. Large Memorial Hospital’s Night of 1000 Lights Gala surpasses $25,000 target
Juanita Valentine will be celebrated along with many others at the North Shore Long Service Awards today at 4:30pm in HOpe Centre.
Video demonstrates how to use a workstation on wheels (WOW).
Teamwork between LGH’s ED iCare team and QRT ensures patients get the right care, in the right place by the right provider.
March is Pharmacy Awareness Month, and the pharmacy team at Lions Gate Hospital wants you to get to know them better.
Get details on what’s ahead with CST as Group 1 prepares to go-live.
For Helen Yeung, food is more than nutrients and health is more than what you eat.
“In the maternity ward I once again had excellent nurses.”
An estimated 70,000 people in B.C. live with some form of dementia.
Dodgeball tournament part of annual LGH Foundation’s Swing into Spring event March 7 – 9.
Not sure what the difference is between activation and go live? Find the answer in the CST glossary.
Read the third installment in our five-part series on the North Shore Population Health team.
The third phase of testing marks the last time that patient-centric journeys will officially be run before the system is given the final go-ahead.
“I would like to commend them for the exceptional work that they do in providing care to the residents and the support they provide to the loved ones…”
Program helps improve access to active living choices for marginalized or vulnerable communities.
Check out the video on CST peer mentor classroom training sessions.