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?
Find out how to create an invoice request, and who to contact if you have questions.
We’re taking our Lunch & Learns on the road! Join us to learn 10 tips you can begin using today.
The deadline is Friday, March 9.
This week, Aboriginal Health launched a new newsletter. Sign up and stay current with Indigenous news as well as Indigenous Cultural Safety movers and shakers.
Burn specialist Dr. Anthony Papp outlines common burn risks in the home and how to prevent injuries.
I do not think I am seriously depressed, but all of this rain has for sure sent me into the blues.
Thinking about engaging with patients and families? The Community Engagement team has the right tools to help you get started.
Thinking about working with patients or family members as advisors on your project or initiative? This workshop can help!
Stay tuned for more stories from our finalists in the coming weeks!
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.”
The Women’s ICMT fits the model of a traditional Intensive Case Management team, but with a women’s specific lens. They provide trauma-informed, culturally safe, women-centred care.
Ever wonder who works inside the VGH tunnel? Meet the people working there and their impact on patient care.
Alison Snowden is one of a record-breaking 52 people last year who received a life-saving lung transplant at VGH.
There is nothing better than getting a winning message from the Won Vancouver 50/50 Staff Lottery. Winners from the January draw both won over $4000!
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.
Congratulations to this week’s winner. More examples of these great submissions are to come next week, followed by an announcement for the three winnersof the Quality Forum prize!
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.
‘We felt privileged to have Mary care for our dad.’
‘Palliative campus of care’ will be first of its kind in British Columbia.
Community map will help people find places to grow, prepare, share, buy, receive or learn about food on the North Shore.