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Parents: protect your little ones before they start school

Do you have a little one about to start kindergarten this September? Or do you have clients or patients with young children? If so, it’s important to make sure that their vaccinations are up-to-date before schools open their doors.

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Recognize an outstanding nurse!

Do you know an amazing registered nurse or nurse practitioner who deserves recognition across the province for the great work they do? Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 CRNBC Nursing Excellence Awards; deadline for submission is September 28, 2012.

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Going Coastal: Mental health jobs on Sunshine Coast have a lot to offer

Gavin Wallace is a nurse who has recently crossed the water to take on a role as a Mental Health and Addictions Case Coordinator Nurse on the Sunshine Coast.

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“Mocktober mass casualty exercise at Abbotsford – October 23

The Lower Mainland Health Emergency Management team is planning Exercise Mocktober, a Code Orange mass casualty full scale exercise, at Abbotsford Regional Hospital (ARH) on Tuesday, October 23rd.

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Happy pride from VCH Library Services and Prism!

VCH Library Services has resources to support your work with lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and Two Spirit patients and clients.

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Raising awareness about building healthy neighbourhoods

About 60 per cent of population health outcomes are attributed to the places we live (the physical / built environment) and social and economic determinants. VCH staff on the North Shore are raising awareness and support for building healthy neighbourhoods and communities that support healthy choices.

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Reasons why we feel engaged at the Northeast Mental Health Team

Engagement is the extent to which our staff are committed both emotionally and intellectually to excellence at VCH. Engagement is less about what we do and more about how we do it. This series celebrates the great work around safety and engagement on our front lines and is a result of the action plans prepared across VCH through the People First Safety and Engagement Survey.

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Have YOU completed the Community Risk Screen Tool Survey?

The Community Risk Screen Tool has been in use since November 2011. As users of the Community Risk Screen Tool your input is important and we would like to hear from you. Your time and participation are greatly appreciated. We encourage you to complete the survey and share your opinions.

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Karin Olson new executive director, Clinical and Systems Transformation

As part of Vancouver Coastal Health’s commitment to build a stronger, more sustainable health system, I am pleased to confirm the appointment of Karin Olson to my team as Executive Director of Clinical and Systems Transformation (VCH).

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Drs. Martin Gleave and Colin Collins part of new pan-Canadian prostate cancer network

What forms of prostate cancer require immediate treatment and which don’t?
A group of top scientists and clinicians at leading prostate cancer care and research centres in British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec is being united through a $4-million Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) grant to help answer this question, as part of the TFRI Canadian Prostate Cancer Biomarker Network (CPCBN).

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