Coastal News

St. Mary’s move to new tower goes smoothly

St. Mary’s staff, physicians and other VCH staff helped carry out the largest patient transfer process ever organized in Sechelt as they moved all acute care patients from the Main Building to the new Tower on March 25, 2013.

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Sunshine Coast physicians and staff welcome the latest addition to St. Mary’s Hospital

Sunshine Coast residents will benefit from new health care amenities as physicians and staff prepare to move into an expanded St. Mary’s Hospital on Monday.

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LGH staff practice decontamination procedures

LGH take their Emergency Management preparation seriously, participating in a full decontamination exercise for the the Emergency department recently.

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Sunshine Coast residents get behind the scenes look at new St. Mary’s Tower

If you’re a VCH employee on the Sunshine Coast, you’ll have heard the buzz around the community already about the new St. Mary’s Hospital Tower opening on March 25.

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Lions Gate Hospital parking costs to drop

Staff and visitor parking rates at Lions Gate Hospital will decrease on April 1, 2013 when the provincial government reverses the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST).

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North Shore photo ID issues clarified

Clarifying a few details about the revised process for new or replacement photo ID cards.

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Quilted decorations bring colour and warmth to Olive Devaud residents

Powell River quilters went above and beyond recently when they presented residents of the Olive Devaud Residence with almost 100 quilted door hangings at a recent tea.

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Copper campaign nets Foundation almost a ton of goodwill

Staff came through for the LGH Foundation again in the Pennies for Patients campaign that wound up last week, raising more than $850 by collecting the copper coin that’s in the process of being phased out.

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Hospital pharmacists role explained as part of national campaign next week

Join LGH pharmacists starting next Monday as they celebrate Pharmacy Awareness Week (PAW), an annual, national event to recognize the multiple roles of the pharmacist in ensuring patients receive safe, effective, and appropriate medication therapy.

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Recognition and thanks come alive at North Shore Long Service Awards

Check out the photos of staff and volunteers from across the North Shore who were honoured for their dedication and long service at this year’s North Shore awards last week.

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