As our VP of Employee Engagement is set to retire, we look back on all her innovative solutions for building workplace respect and health.
HEMBC thanks everyone for their participation in ShakeOutBC, the largest earthquake drill in Canadian history. Read on to learn more!
Join us to find out whether you and your project could benefit from working with a patient advisor.
Bike to Work Week returns this fall. Autumn and winter riding requires readiness for those cloudy days when it could rain.
My job is not a fit for me and I’m miserable. I go to work grumpy every day. What do you think?
Respiratory Therapist across VCH work together to replace the amount of blood used in ICU during a week – one pint at a time.
Thank you. Thank you so much.
If your department is participating in Take Our Kids to Work Day, please submit the new participation form to receive VCH student gift bags!
Your participation in the annual health care worker influenza immunization program will protect our most vulnerable patients, like my father.
The Great BC ShakeOut earthquake drill is happening Thursday, October 19 at 10:19 a.m. “Drop, cover and hold on” for two minutes and practice what to do in the event of an earthquake.
Dietitian Kathy Romses explores changes coming to the iconic guide and how to apply its healthy eating principles.
What you think about parenting.vch.ca? VCH staff and parents are invited to participate in a short survey about our parenting resources.
In this week’s Dear EFAP: my stress is stressing me out!
We need your help envisioning a new future for VCH. There’s no benefit in staying silent, and potentially huge benefits to taking part.
Attend the upcoming Lunch & Learn for guidance on engaging patient advisors in your projects.
It’s HPV Prevention Week. Did you know that cervical cancer is caused by HPV? Learn about the link between HPV and cervical cancer.
VGH staff are invited to join us for a cultural journey and storytelling with Chief Ian Campbell on Thursday, October 26 from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
START team is helping clients to detox at home.
“It is one of the most beautiful compensations in life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“New treatments for Hep C are simple – under normal circumstances,” explains Dr. Nouch. “Clinical trials of new drugs are controlled, and the patients we see in our clinics are typically excluded. That wasn’t the case in this research.”
VGH Medicine program organized its first Education Day for LPNs.
It’s Spiritual & Religious Care Awareness Week and we’d like you to meet Arun Chatterjee, an IT consultant turned spiritual care practitioner.
Health services in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) are undergoing a system transformation.
Vancouver physicians have voted on their priorities for improving collaboration and collegiality — and now they need you to help make it happen.
Everyone who is currently in the lottery needs to sign up for the next fiscal year (2017/2018). We can’t renew your application for you. Newcomers welcome!
The VGH iPad research team impresses leading researchers from around the world at the 27th Alzheimer Europe Conference.
Colleagues and friends are grieving the loss of Dianna Mah-Jones, a much-loved member of the VCH family.
Join us on November 15 for Vancouver Community Research Day – Celebrating and Showcasing Community Health Services Research.
Sign up now for the 2017/18 fiscal year!
New Adult Day Program (ADP) out of the Youville Residence will provide services for up to 20 adults per day who are living with dementia.
West 10th Avenue between Oak and Laurel will be closed to vehicles on Saturday, October 7, and again on Saturday, October 14.
Firefighters featured in the 2018 Hall of Flame Calendar will autograph copies on Wednesday, October 4 (3:15 to 5 pm) in the Jim Pattison Pavilion.
Donors at the sold-out event were thanked for their leadership and urged to continue to press for a provincial funding commitment for a new Acute Care Tower at Richmond Hospital.
All emergencies, large and not-so-large, receive expert and caring treatment at Richmond Hospital’s ED.
Leverage research and innovation at VCH Richmond.
High quality care delivered with compassion and skill. It’s what we’re known for in VCH Richmond.
Tell us about a time you or your team went above and beyond to put clients or their families at the centre of care. Stories may range from the simple to the complex, but they all highlight one thing: That exceptional care is provided across VCH Richmond.
“I do” is a can-do for staff and volunteers across Richmond Hospital.
Your honesty and courage will help us write the next chapter for VCH.
Leadership of City of Richmond Mayor and Council inspires launch of Richmond Hospital Foundation’s Community Cares Month to improve local health care.
More than 200 staff, patients and visitors attended a launch party on August 21 to show their collective support for a smoke- and vape-free hospital
“I would recommend this program to anyone suffering from addiction.”
Patient receives the “very best” care during day surgery procedure.
Richmond Hospital renews its commitment to helping patients and staff go smoke-free.
From the minute we arrived at the ER until the time he was discharged, the care my son received at Richmond Hospital was exemplary.
Richmond’s growing and aging population has resulted in service improvements across the CoC as moves are made to shift the balance of care from Acute to Community.
VCH Richmond has opened new beds, eliminated wait lists and expanded treatment options…all over the past year.
Michael Biro, 85, arrived in Canada from Hungary 60 years ago. The Richmond Lions Manor resident is a proud Canadian who has written a poem in celebration of Canada’s 150th.
North York General Hospital physician Jeremy Theal shares his hospital’s experience with Cerner.
Starting in late October, peer immunizers (PIs) will also be vaccinating staff .
The event was a great success and the NS BFI Committee wishes to express their gratitude to all who contributed.
Oct. 18 is recognized provincially as Health Care Assistant Day.
Initiative that started at VGH in 2014 helps opens up conversations about drinking habits when patients arrive in the ED.
LGH Christmas Craft Fair returns after brief hiatus.
Coastal achieves 68% completion rate in survey.
Nominate a North Shore staffer by October 24 and win a department pizza party.
Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Honey shares why visiting seniors in their homes helps her provide excellent care.
North Van couple bequeathed $2.5 million to LGH Foundation.
Earn an umbrella with as few as 3 walking meetings in the rain by Nov. 11.
Powell River MOREob team has been working on the quality and patient safety initiative for the last two years.
Visitors from UK say care and facilities in Sechelt exceeded their expectations.
Wellness centre for youth 12 to 24 to soon offer opioid agonist therapy.
VCH-operated centre hosts open house from 3 to 6 pm at 211 West 1st St., North Vancouver.
She’s helping patients access a continuity of medical care at home and making their end-of-life journey much more comfortable.