Juno award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Chantal Kreviazuk made an impromptu, low-key visit to VGH on July 28th. Along with her super-star status, Chantal is a humanitarian who works with a number of international charities.
“Most people get the benefit of one work family, but I get 11.”
VCH Aboriginal Health invites you to join us and take part in the Walk for Reconciliation in Vancouver.
New service system can help staff anticipate bad batches of drugs and side effects, and allow staff to warn their clients about the dangers of a specific drug.
We wish Oliver Grüter-Andrew and Paul Brownrigg well on their next adventures.
The deadline for presentation abstracts are due on September 8.
The Breathe Well, Live Well Program is here to help.
Air quality expert and research scientist Dr. Karen Bartlett explains how air conditioning affects our health.
“I have trouble with missing out on anything.”
Opportunities to train at BCIT and work in one of 15 specialty nursing units across VCH will be available August 10th.
Squamish RN shares her experience of nursing over the past 45 years.
A new Employee Directory application replaces the VCH e-Directory on VCH Connect.
Save the date, submit an abstract for the JCCs pre-Forum event ‘Champions of Change’ February 21, 2018.
Healthy Living Program, First Steps to Prevention class information.
We are working to resolve all LHUB stabilization issues. Please continue to use the system and report any issues you experience.
Henrietta Lacks had her cells taken without her knowledge. Today, patients are partners in tissue donation.
Without research, we might very well still be subjected to bloodletting as a common form of treatment. I think we can all breathe a sigh of relief over that. But that is only one small area where research has made a massive difference in health care.
At our September All-Staff Forum, we will explore some vaccine preventable diseases that have disappeared, why others are making a comeback, your questions about immunization (or questions your patients may have), and discuss whether we’ve become complacent when it comes to immunizations.
A new Health Outreach and Peer Empowerment (HOPE) team within Mental Health will work with Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Supported Housing clients to determine their cleaning and laundry needs, as well as incorporate recovery oriented coaching and household life skills so they can become more independent.
Starting next week, MHSU will start moving their services into the new Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre at 803 West 12th Avenue.
A $2 million dollar donation from the Robert H.N. Ho Enhancing Patient Care Fund invests in human capital vs the usual bricks and mortar.
Here’s what our recent winners had to say: “This is such a wonderful surprise!” “It’s overwhelming! It is definitely a wonderful feeling. Thank you so much!”
Donations in support of the VGH Emergency Department will be matched by Grovesnor Americas – but don’t delay! This generous offer closes August 31.
Promo code for BC’s legendary Fair at the PNE, August 19 – September 4.
After only being in her role for four days, the new Minister of Mental Health and Addiction is already getting to know our VCH Vancouver MHSU programs and services.
Come celebrate at the Segal Centre Open House and Lawn Party!
Who will win on July 28? It could be you…if you have a ticket!
Sarah Mahon, nurse practitioner, builds trust day by day to provide the full scope of primary care on Vancouver’s Musqueam Reserve.
Learn how VCH staff are ensuring that residents with complex care needs are involved in the process.
Thanks to the novel use of a life-support machine, Willie Dalagan survived to obtain a double-lung transplant. One year later, he celebrates with his VGH care team.
The generous donation will go towards upgrading the MRI machine at UBC Hospital and purchasing the next generation of “Jack the Robot”, a surgical robot at VGH.
The design of our new operating rooms at VGH is taking shape and that shape is decidedly square.
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.
Richmond All Staff Forums continue on Monday, at Richmond Hospital, and on Thursday at 8100 Granville Avenue.
Letters of thanks for high quality care received in both Richmond Acute and Community.
You’re invited to join Richmond Hospital Foundation staff and supporters for a walk in the Steveston Salmon Festival parade on July 1 in celebration of Canada Day.
Richmond breast milk collection depot is the busiest in the Lower Mainland
Richmond Social Workers stand united in their support for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15, 2017.
The new Richmond Mental Health & Substance Use team site opened to clients last week. The new facility, located at #210-7671 Alderbridge Way, was planned with input from clients and families, and speaks to the benefits of taking a patient-centred approach to all aspects of healthcare planning and delivery.
Forum participants will learn about Richmond’s strategic direction and where the CoC is headed through 2017. We’ll leave time at the end for a Q&A.
HUB’s safety cycling course provides both classroom and on-the-road training aimed to increase your comfort and safety.
Richmond physician Dr. Amrish Joshi’s upcoming research project will highlight the attitudes and beliefs of medicinal cannabis dispensaries within Metro Vancouver and Victoria, and how they cannot be seen in isolation from the care given by other health care providers.
After nearly two years of planning and hard work, Richmond Mental Health and Substance Use services and the Richmond Consumer and Friends Society (RCFC) are moving into their new home this weekend at #210-7671 Alderbridge Way.
Physicians honoured with Coastal Choice Awards.
Event kicks off a partnership between VCH Coastal and the IHealth team.
Watch this space for the weekly Terrace Cafe menu.
One-stop shop for youth 12 to 25 open and ready to welcome clients.
Kiwanis Care Centre staff praised for their professionalism and for “making a difference in the lives of our most fragile citizens.”
After a quarter century of caring in Pemberton, VCH wishes him well in retirement.
Considering an e-bike? It pays to do your homework.
Up to $50,000 is available for capital items & unique program opportunities.
Miniature pony already booked to visit KCC again.
LGH Foundation chosen charity for popular summer event on Lonsdale Avenue.
Electric gets you further and higher with less fatigue.
Workstation on Wheels (WOWs) making their way round the campus for staff to see, touch and play.
Kit comes with sign that can be placed at the foot of the bed.
Bella Coola lab one of last VCH sites to switch to an electronic lab system.
Dignity Quilt project is a symbolic tribute to dignify a resident’s final passage through the halls of a residential care site.
Purchase was made possible thanks to donation from LGH Foundation’s Women’s Giving Circle.