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Combating ‘chemo brain’ – VCH researcher studies whether exercise can reduce the forgetfulness caused by anti-cancer drugs

Scenery Slater, a patient at the BC Cancer Agency in Vancouver, went to pick up her mail in the lobby of her West Vancouver apartment building one day, but when she got back into the elevator, she forgot what floor she lived on.

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Win Whitecaps tickets: tell us what you do to conserve

Fraser Health and VCH have been recognized by BC Hydro for energy conservation efforts. Now we want to recognize you.Tell us what you do to save energy at work and you’ll be entered for a chance to win a set of Whitecaps tickets for the Sept 23rd game!

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Save on The Fair: PNE tickets 2012

Save on The Fair at the PNE tickets and help raise funds for the residents of Banfield Pavilion. Each ticket purchased for Fair Ride Pass (over 48″) and/or the Fair Gate/Ride Combo (over 48″) through group sales raises needed funds for resident activities at Banfield.

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Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

EFAP offers complementary counselling and consultation services for individual, couple, family and workplace issues. The program is free and completely confidential.

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Star search: Are you the first Vancouver Coastal Health Idol?

Do you LOVE to sing? Do your friends say you are a GREAT singer?We need you! The VCH Clinical Smoking Cessation Program is looking for a talented VCH employee, male or female, to sing in our upcoming Smoke Free Premises Policy video “Doin’ it Right!”to be recorded in early September.

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10 Frequent Questions for Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement’s email box (employeeengagementinquiries@vch.ca) is used to triage all emails to the appropriate department for resolution. Here are some frequent questions we receive in our email box, and their answers:

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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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