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Dr. Martin Gleave honoured by American Urological Association

Dr. Martin Gleave, urologic surgeon at VCH, researcher, and Executive Director of the Vancouver Prostate Centre, is the 2013 recipient of the Eugene Fuller Triennial Prostate Award from the American Urological Association.

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Financial Year-end Preparation

With respect to our fiscal year end (March 31/2013) processing, invoices and cheque requisitions must be received in Accounts Payable no later than March 28, 2013 to be charged against the fiscal 2012/13 budget.

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See what’s new at VCH Research Institute!

VCH Research Institute (VCHRI) understands the importance of communicating its message about the value of research to its stakeholders and the general public. In order to accomplish this task, VCHRI has created a new position – Director of Stakeholder Relations and Public Affairs – and has launched three ‘micro sites’ within our recently revamped website.

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Poster template now available

Are you presenting at a conference? Do you need a poster template? Communications & Public Affairs has created a poster template, for large size formats, now available through VCH Printing Services.

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Nine new nurse practitioners to join Vancouver Coastal Health

VCH will soon welcome nine new nurse practitioners to its health care team, bringing the total number working in the region to 49.

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Arbitrator Rules on VCH AWP Program

A revised AWP brochure will be sent out to all employees with the last February pay statement and will include the average sick leave ratio for 2013.

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VRE Change of Practice

Work change: New approach to patient isolation for Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus (VRE)

We will be starting our VRE risk managed approach to VRE isolation earlier than anticipated. Starting in early February we will be implementing some changes to our current practices. It is important that we continue to rollout the decluttering, mobile equipment cleaning and antimicrobial stewardship programs across VCH. Please note that some cases of VRE still need to be isolated but many do not.

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VCH program hosting workshop on adult abuse and neglect

Aboriginal Health Strategic Initiatives is collaborating with the VCH ReAct Adult Protection Program to host a region-wide professional development session regarding adult abuse, neglect and self-neglect response.

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Heart Failure Awareness Week February 11-15, 2013

February 11th – 15th is Heart Failure Awareness week, which aims to raise awareness about the causes and signs and symptoms of heart failure (HF) and how people can best manage their condition.

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And…action! Documentary series starts filming in emergency department

A documentary TV series starts filming next week in the VGH emergency department and other supporting units and wards. The series will give the public a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on in one of Canada’s busiest emergency departments.

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