Help share the top 5 evidence-based trampoline safety tips & you could win a Fitbit!
The IMITS InfoCentre is a central source of IT services, info and activities. It’s easily accessible by everyone with a VCH network account.
ASC goes live in Coastal and Richmond on July 21; Vancouver, July 27. For support call 1-877-239-4133
In this week’s edition: This guy I was dating said he could not handle conflict and he checked out. It has left me reeling.
Cancer screening plays a vital role in your self-care and it can save your life. Visit www.screeningbc.ca for more information.
The Regional Emergency Services Program and Regional Trauma Program held their first ever rural-focused meeting at Squamish General Hospital
We’re taking a break, but we’ll be back on Aug 17!
VCH Harm Reduction launches the Real-time Drug Alert & Response (RADAR) system to help prevent overdoses.
Want to share your work with over 1200 people from every area of BC health care? Submit an abstract by September 8!
July 22-23 is a “freeze” period for CCRS. We also have a video tutorial for LHUB.
The new website provides easy access from work or home. All your employee discount offers in one place!
In this week’s edition: I hate my job, and I don’t want to be at work, especially when the weather is nice.
Ensure your research contributions are recognized by following VCH’s Intellectual Property policy.
Choose your Automated Shift Call-Out contact settings by July 14 for the chance to win a prize!
Congratulations to the Privacy and Security Awareness Week 2017 winners!
Learn how to take bright, sharp and well composed shots for newsletter articles, retirement memory books and even your summer vacation!
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.
There is nothing better than getting a winning message from “the Won Vancouver 50/50 Staff Lottery. Recent winners in the 50/50 Lottery got their good news phone call, and each won more than $4000 each.
Indigenous artists Paul Windsor (Heiltsuk/Haisla) and Dana Claxton (Lakota Sioux) discuss health and healing through art at a recent event held at VGH.
Over 120 frontline leaders came together on June 21 to explore their role in quality improvement.
What would YOU do with an extra few thousand dollars?
Money raised will help fund a three-year scent-detection pilot and allow for training of a second scent-detection dog.
The Canadian Paediatric Society has honoured VGH emergency physician Dr. Jeff Brubacher and team for a recent study on child booster seats and injury prevention.
To lower nutritional risk in the community, the Healthy Living Program is offering free Nutritional Screening events in Vancouver.
The One Country, One Film Festival raised more than $130,000 in support of VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, with funds going to Sheway.
The VGH Cardiac Surgery Quality Improvement Working Group has earned a Top Innovation Award at the 2017 BC Health Care Awards for halving the rate of surgical site infections.
A fixture at VGH since 1979, Colin Dugan quietly plies his skills as a maintenance worker — and occasionally surprises his customers with cookies.
For her innovative abilities, creative flair and boundless energy across all facets of her practice, Dianna Mah-Jones has been named this year’s Provincial Health Care Hero.
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.
Richmond’s new Research Facilitator, Cynthia Thomson, is ready to help build research capacity across the community of care.
VCH Richmond’s first Community Health Centre could be operational by late 2018. The city centre site on Alderbridge Way will increase VCH Richmond’s ability to bring complimentary programs and services together under one roof.
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.
LGH leads the HA network as the site with the most employees walking to work; how can we help you choose to walk to work?
Consultation now underway to ensure facility size and design align with current and future health care needs of the community.
Active transportation to shift focus to staff who walk to work.
‘I am glad he lived here and had access to your hospital.’
“Nova is an exceptional role model for us all to follow, not only as a nurse but as a person. We are very fortunate to have her on our team.”
Meet VCH nurse practitioner Annaliese Hasler.