On Throwback Thursday, we’re reminiscing about past People First Awards ceremonies. Who are we going to celebrate in 2018?
Dr. Sophia Wong has recently been appointed as medical lead, pre- and post-analysis at VCH laboratories.
Choose from 2 Lunch & Learns in April: Social Media or Online Engagement . . . or sign up for both!
Premier John Horgan made a major announcement at VGH this week.
“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.
“I got my T4 in the mail recently and it literally scared me. I have no idea what to do or what it all means.”
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?
Every person has a story; VCH CEAN members are using theirs to enhance the hospital experience for VGH surgery patients and families.
Monday, March 26 – Friday, April 6, 10 am – 2 pm, stop by the Aboriginal Health team information table in the main concourse of VGH.
Technology that transports house-bound residents to a place that brings them joy. That’s a beautiful thing.
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.
The kind, compassionate and skillful care provided at Richmond Hospital does not go unnoticed.
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.
Coastal COO Karin Olson celebrates North Shore staff celebrating major milestones at the VCH Coastal Recognition Event.
Companion pets making a difference to patients’ quality of life at LGH.
Gala hosted and organized by LGH Foundation’s Asian Advisory Committee.
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.