Here’s a look at what we’ve accomplished together, and the ways you can still get involved. Vote for new values to win prizes for you and your team!
Grab on to this life preserver.
More than half of Vancouver parents surveyed reported allowing their children to use electronic devices like smartphones and tablets, despite health guidelines.
As Pink Shirt day approaches, all staff are reminded that conflict resolution and mediation services are available. Hear from an HR expert!
Join us for our newest webinar on March 7 and meet Emily Giguere, Clinical Planner for Youth Substance Use and Prevention Services.
New Experienced Resource Nurse Team (ERNT) positions now posted! 5 years of recent, related mental health nursing experience is required.
Vancouver study tests self-administered, cost-saving intervention for heart patients.
I want to reach out to my old college flame even though things did not end well the first time around. Am I playing with fire?
Answer in your People in Profile submission by March 9 and you could win a $20 Starbucks gift card.
Wear pink on Feb 28 to show your support for ‘Respect Every Day’ Drop by a pink table for pink treats and pens!
Simply submit to People in Profile by March 9.
Find out how to send your properly coded and approved invoices and cheque requisitions to BCCSS Accounts Payable.
Answer a few quick questions for the chance to win a Fitbit or an iTunes gift card!
Available for VCH staff and anyone who works in the health sector.
In this story, Cyber Thief Sam is going to teach us how he “spoofs” your email, hoping to steal your password for his own fraudulent gain.
OMG I forgot Valentine’s Day and I am big time in the dog house. What can I do? Any suggestions?
Future development on City-owned land will include a new purpose-built, state-of-the-art withdrawal management centre to replace our aging Vancouver Detox Centre.
Vancouver’s Medical, Dental & Allied Staff Association celebrates the inaugural inductees into VGH’s new Physician Hall of Honour.
Whether you’re a technophile or a technophobe, you’ll enjoy the live demos and interactive displays at Vancouver’s Innovation Fair on February 28.
Join us on February 28 for Innovations in Health Care, an interactive forum on how Vancouver staff and physicians are using technology to transform patient care.
Two-time Olympic medallist Mark McMorris owes his latest win to tenacity and VGH.
In the second in our series of profiles on the people working in the VGH campus tunnel, we meet the Biomedical Engineering Department and learn how this team contributes to quality patient care.
Learn how staff on the VGH Neurosciences Unit are driving meaningful change and increasing time for patient care.
VGH teams completed our most dramatic and complex simulation yet to learn collaboratively how we can enhance patient care when lives are hanging in the balance.
How would you like to win a few thousand dollars?
First-ever eFIT Technology Innovation Engagement Forum creates a community of innovation.
Three new youth homes – including a low-barrier house – are now open for young people experiencing homelessness, mental health and substance use problems.
GF Strong employee, Alecia Brooks, shares her idea for upcycling chairs with her manager and saves VCH more than $1,200.
Having been both care provider and patient, VCH nurse Rhonda Orobko thanks her VGH care team for inspiring her to strive for the best in herself.
Join us on February 28 for Innovations in Health Care, an interactive forum on how we’re using technology to transform patient care. (Tech proficiency not required!)
Learn about some of the latest and greatest tech innovations in use or coming soon to Vancouver at the Innovation Fair on February 28.
On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, Vancouver Coastal Health will present “Beyond Stigma: Conversations about mental health, courage and hope.”
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.
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.
The Kronier Family Education Fund supports staff learning and education to strengthen clinical practice and improve patient, client and resident care.
Local family inspires community giving.
I enjoy working with people, I like autonomous work and I am a life-long learner.
Staff and physicians joined CEO Mary Ackenhusen and chief operating officer Jennifer MacKenzie to learn about the My VCH survey results this morning.
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.
Lions Gate Hospital ED staff praised for kindness and dedicated care.
Program serves 650 meals a month to 400 clients on the North Shore.
LGH Spiritual Health Practitioner is also a CST Peer Mentor.
Evacuation alert showcased teamwork and community collaboration.
Sechelt Hospital’s decade-long transformation into a state-of-the-art hospital for people living on the Sunshine Coast is now finished with the completion of its new Ambulatory Care Unit.
Welcome to a five-part series highlighting Population Health programs for North Shore residents.
TIDES now taking referrals from all VCH & PHC hospital and rehabilitation centres.
Staff and physicians from across the North Shore gathered in the gym at Lions Gate Hospital today for the 11th Annual LGH Foundation’s North Shore Health Care Awards for Outstanding Achievement.