Help design a new attendance and wellness promotion program. Attend a focus group or give feedback online.
The My VCH survey told us we need to be better at decision making and encouraging leaders to work together more effectively.
Join us at next week’s Lunch & Learn to find out how to create person-centred policies.
Presented by the Health Employers Association of BC, the awards celebrate excellence and innovation in BC health care. Anyone can submit a nomination. Learn more!
Last week, Chief Ian Campbell of Squamish Nation was invited to share some of the Indigenous customs around the new year with VCH staff.
Interested in learning about infection prevention and control? PICNet’s 2018 Educational Conference takes place March 8-9 in Richmond, BC. Register soon!
Join health care practitioners across the province in the third installment of the Language Matters webinar series on January 30.
The newest episode of CST’s audio podcast ‘The Doctors Are In’ is here. Have a listen.
A full-day forum explored the challenges and assumptions associated with dementia care. Another forum will be hosted on March 6.
Thinking about working with patient or public advisors? One of these courses might be right for you!
He says that he wants to be friends with me, but I sense danger… What do you think?
Organized by the BC Patient Safety and Quality Council, Quality Forum 2018 takes place February 21-23 in Vancouver.
Do you know an outstanding leader in our community whose work has made a significant impact on health care in BC?
How effective the flu vaccine is and what is stomach flu? Your flu questions answered.
VCH Board Chair Kip Woodward celebrates your 2017 achievements in his op-ed in the Vancouver Sun.
Special Needs Transport provides non-urgent inter-facility transfers for medically stable patients.
More affordable housing on the DTES includes plans for two new Community Health Centres.
Fourth annual respiratory therapy sock drive brings warmth to Vancouver’s Downtown East Side.
You are invited to an Open House at the newly renovated Heatley CHC on January 22 from 1p.m. to 4p.m.
The Vancouver Physician Staff Association hosts a new series of events connecting VCH physicians and leaders.
Sometimes all a patient needs is a little help finding their way.
Check your pay stub to see if you’re in the lottery – there should be a deduction. If not, sign up here.
Approximately a third of VCH employees live within bike commuting distance: need help or support with that New Year’s Resolution?
HEABC names BC Health Care Award in honour of Dianna Mah-Jones.
Please donate your gently-used paperback books, magazines, and movies to Volunteer Resources for patients.
Together, we raised more than $600,000 this holiday season through our annual Angel Campaign and year-end fundraising appeal!
VGH Acute Medicine team developed and implemented an education program which highlighted principles around trauma-informed practice.
Me and My Doc Talks is a speaker series created to present best practices of forward-thinking mental health professionals. We’ll explore what they are doing right to help their clients get well, maintain their health, and not just survive but thrive.
Come celebrate the opening of Heatley CHC and the work of the 2nd Gen Strategy.
Co-founder and executive director of the Vancouver Prostate Centre recognized by the Government of Canada for his accomplishments.
As stockings are hung all around VA with care, staff have plenty of holiday spirit to share.
Thanks to donations from the VGH Thrift Store, Banfield and George Pearson Centre residents receive the gift of Christmas cheer.
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!
In a season of reduced daylight, there’s no reason to fade into the night…
Attend the all-staff forum, and hear about the My VCH survey results.
The planning process to redevelop the former Richmond Lions Manor site in Steveston is now underway. The Fentiman Site Redevelopment Project — as it is now known — is well positioned to bring a new and innovative aging-in-place community to South Richmond.
Approximately 800 attendees from the Lower Mainland attended the event.
Richmond Community and Family Health delivers a three-day learning module for the Richmond School District that focuses on assisting children with special needs with OT, PT and nursing supports.
Camera people and reporters from stations including CTV and Global TV met with VCH Medical Health Officer Dr. Meena Dawar to find out about the flu season.
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.
Sechelt Hospital Foundation donated $600,000 for new audiology booth and hearing lab.
Celebrate your peers at the 11th annual awards in the LGH gym at noon on Thursday, Jan. 18.
Unplanned Christmas visit to the health care centre leaves patient impressed by ‘professional and caring medical team.’
Senior leaders say thank you to staff across Coastal this week for a year of hard work and excellence in patient care.
Kindness and knowledge impress patient.
Aside from December 25 and 26, most services will be open over the holidays.
Karin Olson, Chief Operating Officer for VCH Coastal, pledged to focus more attention on community care, during the recent My VCH forum at Lions Gate Hospital.
Get a closer look inside PIT activities at LGH.
Find copies at the CST Hub, through a peer mentor or on a unit near you.
Cafe renovations are part of the LGH Atrium Renewal Project.
What is your interest in carpooling to work along the Sea to Sky Corridor?
Walk like a penguin and other tips to avoid slips, trips and falls this winter.