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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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World premiere of VCH smoke free video

Roll out the red carpet, grab some popcorn and take a few minutes to watch the world premiere of Smoke Free “Doin’ It Right!” Vancouver Coastal Health’s Smoke Free Premises Policy video.
The music video was recorded for an online learning module about tobacco cessation. The video is a fun way of teaching VCH staff about the importance of treating hospital inpatients for tobacco withdrawal and about the VCH smoke free premise policy, and how to manage their own tobacco addiction.

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2012 BC Lions Western Final Playoff

Cheer our BC Lions on November 18 at the last home game of the season and save, save, save! Special pricing open to all VCH employees and your purchase will support Volunteer Resources.

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Building connections one step at a time

Just a few weeks ago, staff and clients at Willow Chest Centre, one of our tertiary mental health rehabilitation sites, began a new holiday tradition. They celebrated a Thanksgiving feast together.

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Mobilizing Knowledge: ED pilot project improves patient care

The project: Adverse Drug Event Screening Program – tests a new VCH developed clinical decision rule that identifies patients at high-risk for an adverse drug event (ADE) who should be assessed by a clinical pharmacist. An ADE is an unfavourable medical event related to the use of medications.

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The Art Studios Winter Sale and Silent Auction

You are warmly invited to The Annual Art Studios Winter Sale and Silent Auction. Great Items. Great Prices. Great Event. Thursday, November 22.

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More on the Welfare Food Challenge: Gerry Kasten

This month, I participated in BC’s Welfare Food Challenge: to live on the amount of money a person on social assistance has to purchase food for a week – $26.

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Reporting an absence? Phone your employer, not your work site

You might be a VCH employee working at a facility in Fraser Health, but you must call VCH to report your absence.

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