The director has been mentioned as one of “the world’s most influential scientific minds.”
We all know it’s essential to use the Absence Call Line to report absences from work but did you know it is in your best interest to do so?
The survey asks about the information and support people are looking for online. Plus, you could win a $50 Visa gift card!
It is free, fun and easy for all ages and can be done at almost anywhere, anytime.
A description of what CST is creating and how, plus some examples of what it will mean for you.
Post your thoughts, ideas and kudos on the Up For Discussion site.
In this week’s Dear EFAP: Rocker wild child and dog biting.
Learn what staff on 2S at Richmond Hospital discovered about their patients during the 48/6 pilot.
A multidisciplinary evaluation committee recommended Compass Group Canada to enter the next phase of the procurement process.
A grant from the VCH Innovation Fund has enabled use of handheld ultrasounds in ED.
For a healthy, balanced meal fill half your plate or bowl with vegetables, a quarter with whole grains, a quarter with meats & alternatives.
Say goodbye to your existing workstation; we’re bringing you new and improved technology through the Desktop Transformation Project.
How are you? “Busy”? “Crazy-busy?”
A UBC research project to determine the organizational identification of staff affected by the Lower Mainland Consolidation.
The 6th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care is being held August 6–8 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver.
North York General Hospital implemented eCare in October 2010. The Clinical & Systems Transformation project aims to emulate its success.
When a patient’s broken wrist put her treasured jade bracelet at risk, one VGH nurse came to the rescue and ensured the patient’s spirits weren’t broken, too.
How does a round trip for two on VIA Rail sound? Dinner out at the Blue Water Cafe? There are many excellent items to bid on, so don’t delay! Auction closes August 15.
Congratulations to Drs. Ian Mackenzie and Howard Feldman! Thomson Reuters has included them in their latest list of the world’s best and brightest scientific minds of our time.
The VGH Thrift Store has donated over $125,000 to VGH and UBC Hospital since 2010.
Concerning the VGH Tunnel Flood on Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Acute and community care join forces to help trach patients.
Our teen sexual health and wellness program needs a new name. If you’ve got the winning entry, we’ve got a $25 Starbucks card for you.
Bring your thoughts and ideas to Vancouver’s next All-Staff Forum on Wednesday, July 16. Register today at CCRS.
A paralyzed North Vancouver man cycles more than 1,700 kilometres.
Achieving excellence in health care is all about our teams and our people. We could not be more proud! Congratulations to all on your HEABC awards.
Those dirty little freaks (c difficile and MRSA) are having a tough time finding a place to hang out at VGH these days.
Join us and special guest Glen Copping, Chief Financial Officer and VP of Systems Development & Performance, for a dollars and sense discussion on delivering quality care within budget.
Find out what’s cookin’ at Food Services. (Hint: think fresh, local and sustainable.)
Thanks to generous donors and sponsors, the 18th annual Mr. Lube Tournament for Life raised more than $460,000 to fund research and more.
More people than ever are saying that Vancouver’s All-Staff Forum is a good use of their time. This and other staff feedback will shape our July 16 forum, when we’ll talk dollars and sense.
There’s still room at the VGH Cycling Centre
Services are being offered in Cantonese and Mandarin and they have been customized for the Chinese culture.
Minoru Residence now has a new 8-capacity bike floor rack by the main entrance.
Join us on July 30th for his retirement celebration.
“The program makes my life so much better.”
Jas Dhillon, of the Emergency Department, won $403 in the July 11th Staff Payroll Payoff.
The strategy includes 6 simple steps from holding your breath to brushing your teeth.
“This place is so beautiful I could live in it.”
Residents and staff from Richmond Lions Manor – Bridgeport and Minoru Residence as well as members of the Richmond Hospital & Healthcare Auxiliary celebrated Canada Day by participating in Steveston’s Canada Day Parade.
Quality and care are not simply words at Richmond Hospital . . . I actually “felt” it in action!
The class will be held on Tuesday, July 8th from 4:15-5:15pm on the grassy area just outside the Rotunda at Richmond Hospital.
They recently became a three-year volunteer sponsor for the Richmond Hospital Foundation’s main events.
Feedback from the event indicates that staff would like to know more about our research services, databases, and online journals.
Jeff Pangilinan, of the Palliative Care Unit, won $397.50 in the June 27th draw.
Hospital leaders put on chefs’ hats and aprons to serve up sizzling hot dogs to staff at the Scotiabank Run Kick-Off and Staff Appreciation BBQ, organized by Richmond Hospital Foundation.
20 Richmond employees, as well as friends and family, rode in the Ride Don’t Hide event, supporting women’s mental health
Dr. Wong is the epitome of what a doctor should be.
Staff and physicians at St. Mary’s Hospital received gratitude from a recent patient.
I was very fortunate to have a program of such high calibre.
Join us for a CST lunch and learn in Vancouver, with a video link from St. Mary’s Hospital, Sechelt.
Congratulations and thank you to those who contributed to completing the first step in preparing for our June 2015 accreditation site visit! In June, we sent self-assessment surveys to teams across Coastal asking them to rate how our services meet Accreditation Canada’s standards.
Your feedback is …
Yesterday brought another occasion worthy of celebration here in Coastal, marking the introduction of the first eight residents to be enrolled in the new UBC-Coastal Family Practice Residency Program.
LGH Physiotherapists won the Most Physically Active Site as part of a contest in celebration of national Physiotherapy Month
Fun, food and golf earlier this week helped the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation raise more than $540,000 towards a new CT scanner for LGH.
Recent reports show that staff and physicians are committed to Infection Control best practices.
VCH has released a short summary of resident and stakeholder feedback on a possible name change for Sechelt’s St. Mary’s Hospital.
The most recent edition of the HOpe Centre Project Update newsletter has been distributed to staff across the North Shore.
This year’s anti-bootlegging campaign reminds parents about the consequences of youth drinking in time for grad ceremonies.
St. Mary’s heliport opened earlier this week after upgrades in order to help meet new Transport Canada regulations.
One of Coastal’s own is the recent recipient of a coveted NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) research award, designed to encourage research skills in graduate students across the country. The award was granted by the selection committee at Royal Roads University.
Feeling dreadful on Thursday, May 8 with “fluey” cold/cough and gummed up eyes, I went to the Whistler clinic (Emergency) as my excellent GP, Dr. Kristin Johnston was away.
I was met with the usual friendly cheerfulness at Reception (just like it always is upstairs), …
Check out the inspirational Pink Glove video recently created by Sunshine Coast health care workers and supporters that is now on Youtube.
Keep an eye out in your inbox for the Self-Assessment survey, an important first step in Accreditation.