Join us on April 25th to learn what online engagement tools are available and how best to use them.
If you, your children, loved ones, or clients or patients, choose to use cannabis, we urge you to follow these safety tips.
In the My VCH Survey we heard that 66% of you feel that you don’t get enough thanks and recognition for the outstanding work you do. With your feedback, we’re on our way to changing that!
Congratulations to VCHRI’s communications team for their award-winning campaign to elevate health research.
May is National Physiotherapy Month. We’ll be running a month-long series on the work physiotherapists do to deliver patient care.
VCH Library Services now offers a new collection of nursing e-books, providing quick, easy access at your fingertips.
Beginning May 1, the phone menu options for interpreting services will change.
I am a nurse. I recently lost a patient. It was a difficult death and I am very sad.
If you notice any problems when using SHOP we want to hear about it.
The flu season is officially over! As of April 12 the Health Care Worker Influenza Protection Policy is no longer in effect (no more masks).
The deadline has been extended to Monday, April 16 so that you can nominate that person or team that inspires you!
Staff wear #jerseysforhumboldt in support of the friends, families and teammates of the Humboldt Broncos.
Monday is National Advance Care Planning Day. Check out the many helpful resources at VCH.
By April 20th, sign up for one of four working groups to help design new strategies to replace the AWP program.
Thank you to the 5,700 employees and physicians who voted on our shared values. Join a focus group to help bring our values to life!
Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute Investigator Awards!
May 9 is the next All-Staff Forum with the theme of The Changing Face of Caregiving. Meet George Scotton, one of our panel members.
Colleagues and friends celebrate Dr. Diane Roscoe, medical microbiologist, and her remarkable 27-year career with VCH.
After a combined 80 years of service to VGH, Wendy Ulriksen and Barry Collins are saying goodbye.
It’s National Volunteer Week and we’re celebrating our 70 awesome VGH Thrift Store volunteers, including recent UBC graduate Piradeepan.
Poor oral health can affect a person’s quality of life.
Find out who won the March 30th Won Vancouver 50/50 Lottery.
During National Volunteer Week, four inspiring Vancouver students have been recognized for their volunteer contributions to VCH.
The Next All Staff Forum (ASF) is on May 9th from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. with the topic of the Changing Face of Caregiving. Meet Raymond Li, one of our panelists.
During National Volunteer Week, please join VCH-Vancouver COOs in thanking our dedicated volunteers for their commitment to patient care.
From the DTES to the top of Africa’s highest peak, Dr. Rod Tukker shares his experiences with vulnerable youth.
UBC Hospital’s Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health team raises awareness and funds on World Parkinson’s Day.
The Housekeeping Department plays vital role in patient care at VGH. Read more about the team and their role in fighting against antibiotic-resistant superbugs and other complex pathogens.
The VGH CCU remembers their fearless colleague who, “laughed loudly, shared generously, loved wholeheartedly, and more importantly – lived honestly.”
VCH-Vancouver Spiritual Care pilot receives national Award of Excellence for its work on the Downtown Eastside.
This community event organized by the Cardiac Function Clinic allowed attendees to engage in learning more about heart failure.
I am writing to tell you how life-changing the Adult Day Centre at Beulah Gardens has been for my mother …
VCH Richmond honoured 253 staff, physicians and volunteers, who have contributed a collective 4,177 years of service to VCH, during last night’s annual Long Service Awards evening.
VCH Richmond celebrates National Volunteer Week, April 15 to 21, 2018
Storeys, a new supportive housing development, has helped 38 VCH Richmond clients find stable, secure and affordable housing in the heart of Richmond’s city centre. This is Liam’s story….
Lovely thank yous from our patients and healthcare educators.
The Kronier Family Education Fund now offers 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.
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.
“The QRT RN role is vital to the success of the quick response pull from acute care.”
National Volunteer Week is April 15 -21. Please thank a volunteer today.
All physicians and staff are encouraged to come to the last staff forum before we go live on April 28 and ask questions or share concerns.
Are gas prices and parking challenges making you re-think your commute? Come to the carpool meet & greets at LGH.
A total of 47 staff working in the Sea-to-Sky corridor reached a milestone of 10 or more years with VCH in 2017.
A total of 92 staff on the Sunshine Coast reached a milestone anniversary of 10 or more years with VCH.
VCH is holding free health fairs this month for children in Sechelt and area to prepare them for kindergarten.
“I’ve volunteered at various places in my life, but volunteering at LGH has definitely been the most rewarding.”
National Volunteer Week is April 15 -21, 2018.
Interested in carpooling? Come to the LGH carpooling meet & greet on Tuesday, April 17.
Renovated cafe part of LGH Atrium Renewal Project.
‘Bella Coola Valley is fortunate to have such a wonderful and dedicated group of professionals….’
VPPC go-live is the first tangible evidence that the CST project is making a positive difference to health care in B.C.
‘I was very impressed with the efficiency of the emergency department, and well as the physical layout of the department itself.’
Community partnership to introduce playboxes on the North Shore a resounding success.
“What reassures me is that we’re not the first ones to implement this. This system has been implemented successfully at hundreds of hospitals and facilities around the world.”