Coastal News

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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Patient’s wishes key to Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning (ACP) is one way that we at VCH-Coastal are striving to meet our True North goals of ‘people first’ and ‘providing the best care.’

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Powell River doctor adopts new, more efficient appointment system

Dr. Danielle Marentette has adopted the Advanced Access system, a new way of scheduling appointments so that patients can more easily be seen at the time they prefer and, if necessary, on the same day.

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Open houses draw strong interest from Powell River residents

Plans for the new Willingdon Creek Village residential care facility in Powell River drew positive reviews from the residents who attended one of the two open houses held in the town yesterday.

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A sweet Valentine for someone special at LGH

For Just $7 LGH staff and physicians can buy a special Valentine Day surprise for someone special.

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North Shore staff awards draw full house and plenty of excitement

VCH staff and physicians from across the North Shore packed the Lions Gate Hospital gymnasium to see their colleagues honoured at the recent 6th Annual LGH Foundation North Shore Health Care Awards for Outstanding Achievement.

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