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November Health Watch

Learn more about roasting a turkey that keeps everyone illness-free, the Bella Bella hospital evacuation, Halloween firework-related ER visits and a Richmond pool drawing complaints from swimmers.

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Community Risk Screen Tool: Survey Results

The intent of the program is that risk screening be done for all clients, not just new ones. Now that the program has been in place for a year, it is a good time to start completing risk screens for all clients.

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Safety and engagement are key to Releasing Time to Care

How do safety and engagement work together? Here’s another example in our series.

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Barbara Halcrow: a woman of inspiration

Barbara Halcrow has many accomplishments including recently being awarded the “Professional of the Year in Social Services”, from the WorldWide Who’s Who Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs for 2012-2013.

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VIDEO: VCH stars are born!

From diagnostics to dancing, from surgeries to saxophones, from medications to microphones – dozens of VCH staff and contracted staff left their day jobs for a day or two and left it all on the dance floor for a tobacco cessation music video. Take a look.

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IMITS staff first to move to new facility in Burnaby

Many Information Management and Information Technology Services (IMITS) staff members moved to 1795 Willingdon Ave over the Remembrance Day weekend.

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Exploring new visions of aboriginal health care

Community event aims to encourage the general public to learn about current research and practice that is envisioning and shaping health care in new ways for Aboriginal communities.

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VCH staff publish in national journals

Through our strong partnership with UBC researcher Dr. Bill Miller, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, two groups of VCH clinicians have accomplished a significant feat – publication in a national journal.

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Win an iPad or Ucluelet getaway: Complete the survey by Nov. 16

This is an important survey as it is an opportunity for all VCH, FH, PHSA, and PHC staff to provide feedback on their organizations environmental sustainability performance.

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Assessing and Managing the Risk of Violence in Healthcare

Violence in the health sector is a serious problem that has gained a great deal of attention over the last decade partly as a consequence of tragic cases involving patients, health professionals, and community members.

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