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Clean Commuter: Health Officer Challenge!

These four Health Officers from across the Lower Mainland Health Authority want you to join this year’s Clean Commuter Challenge!

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Meningitis vaccine on sale now

Help protect yourself and your family. And don’t forget to remind your clients. Call the Travel Clinic today at 604 736-9244 to get vaccinated.

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Your cafeteria would like to hear from you!

Complete the survey and get a free coffee or tea.

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Integration of Analytical Microbiology Services at Fraser Health sites

Lower Mainland Pathology & Laboratory Medicine is integrating analytical microbiology services at Fraser Health sites.

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GF Strong leading reduction of catheter-associated urinary tract Infections

The team at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre has done a phenomenal job embracing the concepts of quality improvement by reducing the number of catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI). Find out how they’ve reduced the number of these infections from a high of about 18 cases to less than five per month, that’s a 73% improvement!

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Update from the Providence Lifeline Program

The Providence Lifeline Program assists many patients and seniors throughout the region and supports a safe discharge from hospital.

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Doctor Paul Sugar a Diamond Jubilee recipient

Dr. Paul Sugar, a palliative care physician with at Lions Gate Hospital, was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal last month.

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Wanted: Peer nurse immunizers for next flu season

Peer Nurse Immunizers are the most convenient way for staff to be immunized against influenza as the “clinic” is right on the unit.

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Nursing health and friendship in the Squamish Valley

Liz Grant has spent eight years helping the communities of the Squamish Valley Nation.

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Right care, real time – delivering best practice

This month Vancouver Coastal Health announced a multi-year partnership with the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) and Providence Health Care (PHC) to implement the Clinical and Systems Transformation Project. Team IBM will lead this initiative with the local Project Management Team to create a common, end-to-end clinical information system across all three organizations.

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